NuVasive Clinical Services Awarded Sole Source Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Services Contract With Premier
SAN DIEGO, PRNewswire/ -- NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), the leader in spine technology innovation, focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally integrated solutions, announced today that NuVasive Clinical Services has been awarded a three-year, sole source supplier contract for Intraoperative Neuromonitoring (IONM) Services with Premier. Effective November 1, 2018, the new contract allows Premier members the option to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for IONM services provided by NuVasive Clinical Services (NCS).
NCS is the largest provider of intraoperative neuromonitoring services, covering the full range of spine, brain, and other surgical procedures. IONM can reduce surgical risk by providing critical information and alerts to surgeons of potential harm or compromise to the spinal cord or neural structures. The NuVasive Clinical Services IONM program offers proprietary neuromonitoring technology and is accredited by The Joint Commission. Its staff includes board-certified neurologists and highly trained neurophysiologists who deliver quality, real-time IONM information to surgeons and anesthesiologists. With NCS' national geographical coverage, as well as high standards of service and clinical practices, the Company is well positioned to strategically partner with Premier member hospitals.
"Our goal at NuVasive Clinical Services is to enable making surgeries smarter, more consistent, more predictable and more reliable to help eradicate preventable healthcare injury through the use of intraoperative neuromonitoring," said Dan Siegel, general manager of Global Services at NuVasive. "We are pleased to be working with Premier, as it will provide even more hospitals and healthcare systems access to these services that are proven to help improve patient outcomes during complex surgeries."
Premier is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 4,000 U.S. hospitals and 165,000 other providers to transform healthcare. With integrated data and analytics, collaborative, supply chain solutions, and advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost.
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