COLUMBIA, S.C. (January 30, 2023) – Ritedose, a 503B outsourcing facility located in South Carolina, has been awarded a group purchasing agreement with Premier Inc., a leading healthcare improvement company operating one of the nation’s largest group purchasing organizations (GPOs). Effective January 1, 2023, the new agreement allows Premier members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for Ritedose’s full range of compounded medications.
Ritedose’s 503B outsourcing solution provides ready-to-use, single dose syringe products to hospitals, healthcare systems, surgery centers and other healthcare organizations.
“We’re pleased to work with Premier and its extensive healthcare network to provide quality medication at affordable prices,” said Ritedose President and CEO Jody Chastain. “Decades of successful cGMP production, extensive development resources and significant manufacturing capacity mean we have a ready supply of medication always available, to help Premier’s members avoid disruptions in patient care. We’re excited to continue meeting the outsourcing needs of healthcare organizations across the country.”
Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of more than 4,400 U.S. hospitals and health systems and approximately 250,000 other providers and organizations to transform healthcare. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and consulting and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost.
Founded in 1995 in Columbia, South Carolina, The Ritedose Corporation is an industry leader in the aseptic manufacturing and liquid packaging of drug products and utilizes proven Blow-Fill-Seal (BFS) equipment and processes to ensure efficient, consistent and safe dosage delivery. The company’s 27-year track record includes delivery of more than 8 billion doses since 2012 without interruption, and its current capacity is 2 billion units annually.