Premier extends Agfa contract
Agfa HealthCare has been awarded a three-year contract by Premier Purchasing Partners, setting up the imaging and health IT company to offer film and other imaging accessories to thousands of U.S. providers.

The agreement prolongs a 15-year partnership between Agfa and Premier, which provides quality assurance and medical device contracting services to member hospitals and is based in Charlotte, N.C.

Over the next three years, Agfa will offer Premier’s 2,500 member hospitals and 75,000 alternate healthcare sites its conventional screen film, mammography film, screens and cassettes, and dry media and dry imagers, according to the Mortsel, Belguim-based company.