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Essensa is wholly owned by Premier. With over $44 billion in purchasing volume and over 1,400 contracts, the Premier, Inc. purchasing program is used by more than 2,000 hospitals and over 50,000 health care sites throughout the nation each year.

Our relationship with Premier allows Essensa members' access to some of the same discount pricing that has typically only been available to the nation's largest acute care institutions. The strength of the Essensa/Premier, Inc. purchasing programs provides members with outstanding opportunities to save on medical/surgical supplies, food and foodservice supplies, pharmaceuticals, and additional facility-related needs.

Supply Chain Advisor

As an Essensa member, you are able to review and browse the Premier contract catalog through Premier's online search catalog,Supply Chain Advisor. Supply Chain Advisor offers purchasing professionals the information and paperwork they need to access contract opportunities so that they can reduce supply costs, streamline workflow and ultimately improve patient-care services.

Using Supply Chain Advisor, Essensa members can:

  • Activate pricing online
  • Compare on and off contract spend for more effective purchasing choices
  • Download contract pricing
  • Evaluate all purchases and compare them to contracted options
  • Examine pharmacy spending
  • Manage contracts
  • Research items

You must be an Essensa member to register for Premier's Supply Chain Advisor. If you are, register here.

For more information on Supply Chain Advisor and other Premier tools, please contact Premier Solutions Center at (877) 777-1552. You may also contact us at (866) 430-5330



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