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Premier Safety Institute®

Healthcare safety resources for patients, workers and the environment

Safety resources and tools to promote a safe healthcare delivery environment for patients, workers and their communities.

Established in 1999

The Institute coordinates safety-related activities among national organizations.  Premier members, our business units, our contracted suppliers and the community.  In addition, the Institute is a regular contributor of articles in the medical/hospital literature.

Timely Information

Our goal is to assemble news and technical resources that help busy healthcare professionals effectively tackle the challenge of preventing medical errors and fostering a safe and healthy healthcare environment for everyone – from patients and workers to the public.

Resources, Products and Companies

This site is provided for convenience and not meant to be exhaustive or necessarily represent an endorsement by the Premier healthcare alliance. All companies listed as “Premier contracted suppliers” have been through Premier’s contracting/sourcing process.

Did you know?

Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) is a healthcare improvement company uniting an alliance of approximately 4,400 U.S. hospitals and health systems and more than 225,000 other providers and organizations.

Give yourself and your team members more time for what’s important. Premier’s tools can help you promote safety performance across the care continuum, so you can concentrate on other responsibilities.


Influenza Season 2021-2022

Premier provides a complete “Influenza Program” with a portfolio of vaccines for many classes of trade, including acute care, alternate site, physician clinic, long-term care and retail.

COVID-19 in 2022
Updated info and resources on COVID-19 to support continued prevention and mitigation strategies as the pandemic continues. Quick links to legacy content from 2020-2021

COVID-19 Vaccine

Vaccines save lives. Recognizing and overcoming vaccine hesitancy are essential. It comes down to culture, communications and understanding motivation is unique to an individual, one size does not fit all.


Emergency Preparedness
For Healthcare

Healthcare facilities and their staff play a key role in emergency preparedness and response efforts for all types of events, including natural or man-made disasters, pandemic outbreaks or terrorist attacks.


Antimicrobial Stewardship: Combating Antibiotic Resistance

The consequences of inappropriate antimicrobial use include risk of toxicity, and increased length of stay, as well as increased costs to patients, hospitals and payers.


Environmental Stewardship/Sustainability

Premier is a recognized leader in environmental excellence for our commitment to collaborate with our healthcare providers on environmentally responsible purchasing, sustainability and energy efficiency initiatives.

Premier Safety Institute is Retiring

This site is no longer being updated; it is staying available for historical reference until 6/30/2022.

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