Published on August 01, 2017

Genesis Medical Center-Davenport Receives Premier ASCEND Peak Award


Genesis Medical Center-Davenport is one of five hospitals recognized by Premier for ASCEND (Accelerated Supply Chain Endeavor) Peak Performance awards.

Peak Performance awards are given for exceptional supply chain performance.  Wes Scruggs, Director of Performance Groups for Premier, presented the award to the Genesis supply chain team recently in Davenport.

Genesis Medical Center-Davenport was recognized for three key accomplishments:

•    Negotiated costs savings of $1.1 million for Genesis Health System last FY and over $6 million for the past 4 years
•    Participation in Premier educational sessions to benefit Genesis and other Premier organizations
•    And, commitment to supply chain efficiency through contract implementation, utilizing the complete contract portfolio

“The Genesis performance and cost savings put the organization at the top nationally,’’ said Scruggs.

Lisa Rogalski, director of materials management, said, “we’re very proud of our supply chain team and the tangible results in savings to the health system.’’

Premier is a healthcare improvement company uniting an alliance of approximately 3,750 U.S. hospitals and more than 130,000 other provider organizations.

As an industry leader, Premier has created one of the most comprehensive databases of actionable data, clinical best practices and efficiency improvement strategies.

Premier technologies enable members to collaborate more easily and efficiently toward the goals of quality outcomes while safely reducing costs.

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