CertainTeed Ceilings today announced a group purchasing agreement with Premier Inc., a leading healthcare improvement company. Effective September 1, 2016 for the next three years, thousands of Premier healthcare provider members can take advantage of special pricing and terms for facility remodeling or construction utilizing the manufacturer’s extensive catalog of ceiling tiles, panels and systems.

Premier unites an alliance of approximately 3,600 hospitals and 120,000 other providers to transform healthcare by improving cost, quality and population health management. This includes helping providers implement efficient purchasing strategies, improve patient safety and readmissions, and optimize the utilization of innovative building products and resources. To help improve performance in healthcare organizations, CertainTeed Ceilings will assist Premier alliance members in setting and exceeding quality and safety benchmarks in patient care facilities.

“Being part of the Premier channel allows us to provide sustainable, high-quality products to more than 120,000 hospitals and providers,” said Chris Bourque, director of marketing for CertainTeed Ceilings. “Through this relationship, we will deliver the best value to Premier alliance members with careful sourcing, expert supply chain management and most importantly, high performance ceilings that help maintain safe and effective healthcare environments that promote patient healing.”

Many factors go into the selection of ceiling and wall systems. The best available clinical and market knowledge and expert review gives Premier member hospitals the information they need to make sound product choices. CertainTeed Ceilings products demonstrate performance in a safe and effective manner for the healthcare environment with acoustical properties to create quieter spaces, sustainability, durability, and superior capability to withstand daily washing and cleaning.