NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cepheid said today that it has signed a group purchasing contract with Premier, a group purchasing organization that has more than 1,500 hospitals in its network.
The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based molecular diagnostics firm also said that it has signed a preferred vendor pact with the Western North Carolina Health Network. The WNCHN includes 53 acute care hospitals that use Premier as their GPO.

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