Wake Forest, NC – Carla J. Baker, NREMT-P and President of Southeastern Emergency Equipment announced that Southeastern Emergency Equipment (Southeastern), located in Wake Forest, NC has been awarded an agreement for EMS products with the Premier healthcare alliance, located in Charlotte, NC. The agreement covers products for the pre-hospital/emergency (EMS) markets, effective February 1, 2011. Southeastern is the first and only EMS-specific distributor under contract who supplies a full line of emergency medical products, vehicles, trailers and shelters.
“We are honored and privileged to be affiliated with such a distinguished organization like Premier,” states Mrs. Baker. “Our agreement will bring many products and services to the EMS market that drive the best patient outcomes at a better value than they have in the past. It’s fantastic to introduce such a large group of hospitals and other health systems to our line of over 16,000 EMS products!”
As part of the Premier agreement, Southeastern is offering Premier members a discounted price on products and services as well as access to eSEE STORE, a full-service online account management system.
eSEE STORE is available 24/7/365, allowing members to log in, place orders, check order history, review the status of their orders and access account balance information at any time from a web browser. Premier pricing is integrated into the system, and users can build “shopping lists” of frequently-ordered items.
About Southeastern Emergency Equipment
Southeastern Emergency Equipment is a privately-owned company that was founded in 1979. Throughout the years, Southeastern has evolved into an international distributor of emergency medical equipment and supplies. Southeastern is now a full-line distributor with a support and sales team that focuses on premium service before and after the sale. Over the past few years Southeastern has implemented a comprehensive training and education department which offers Emergency Medical Services (EMS) classes as well as American Heart Association (AHA) classes to better serve the educational needs of its customers and the community.
About the Premier Healthcare Alliance
Premier is a performance improvement alliance of more than 2,500 U.S. hospitals and 72,000-plus other healthcare sites using the power of collaboration to lead the transformation to high quality, cost-effective care. Owned by hospitals, health systems and other providers, Premier maintains the nation's most comprehensive repository of clinical, financial and outcomes information and operates a leading healthcare purchasing network. A world leader in helping deliver measurable improvements in care, Premier works with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the United Kingdom's National Health Service North West to improve hospital performance. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier also has an office in Washington.