EP Lab Digest: Ascent Secures Top Supply Chain Contract from Premier (12/07/10):

Ascent, a leader in delivering healthcare resource sustainability, is proud to announce it has been awarded a single-source contract for reprocessing services under the ASCEND (Accelerated Supply Chain Endeavor) program with the Premier healthcare alliance, a performance improvement alliance of more than 2,400 U.S. hospitals and 70,000 healthcare sites. Effective Feb. 1, 2011, the contract is available to the 120 members of ASCEND and underscores the role of Ascent’s single-use medical device reprocessing programs in enhancing supply chain cost savings.