Medgluv awarded Exam Glove Contract

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — Medgluv, a minority business enterprise based in Pompano Beach, announced that it has been awarded a multi-source exam glove contract with Premier Purchasing Partners, LP, the group purchasing unit of Premier, Inc.

Medgluv is the only minority company in Florida to be named in this 36 month contract for exam gloves which is effective May 1, 2004. Medgluv Inc was added in November 2002 to Premier’s pool of suppliers of medical equipment and supplies. Medgluv is the supplier of exam gloves to the North Broward Hospital District, a Premier owner, which recently renewed its contract for the next three years.

“This is a terrific opportunity for our organization as a minority company and we will provide Premier shareholders and members the best combination of quality, value, service, and education,” states Stephen G Webb, Senior VP of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs.

About Premier
Premier, Inc., is a strategic alliance in U.S. healthcare, entirely owned by more than 200 of the nation’s leading hospital and healthcare systems. These systems operate or are affiliated with more than 1,500 hospital facilities and hundreds of other care sites. Premier provides an array of resources supporting health services delivery, including group purchasing for more than $17 billion annually in supplies and equipment. Other resources offered by Premier are insurance programs and performance improvement services of many kinds. Premier is headquartered in San Diego, CA, with other major facilities in Chicago, IL, and Charlotte, NC. Advocacy and policy offices are located in Washington, DC. For more information, visit