Premier, Inc. Sets Date for Fiscal 2014 First-Quarter Results and Conference Call

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Premier, Inc. (Nasdaq:PINC) today announced it plans to report fiscal 2014 first-quarter results after the market closes on Monday, November 11, 2013, followed by a conference call on Tuesday, November 12, 2013, at 8 a.m. ET.

During the conference call, Susan DeVore, president and CEO, and Craig McKasson, chief financial officer, will review the company's performance for the three months ended September 30, 2013, and discuss management's outlook for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014.

The conference call will be webcast live and can be accessed through a link provided on the investor relations page on Premier's website at Those wishing to participate in the call may do so by dialing 855.601.0048 and providing the operator with conference ID number 93595004. International callers should dial 702.495.1234 and provide the same pass code. Please call approximately 15 minutes before the start of the call to ensure you are connected.

A replay of the conference call will be available beginning approximately two hours after the completion of the conference call through November 26, 2013, by dialing 800.585.8367, pass code: 93595004. International callers should dial 404.537.3406 and provide the same pass code. The webcast will also be archived on the investor relations page on Premier's website.

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Premier, Inc. (Nasdaq:PINC) is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting more than 2,900 U.S. hospitals and nearly 100,000 other providers to transform healthcare. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost. Premier plays a critical role in the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, collaborating with members to co-develop long-term innovations that reinvent and improve the way care is delivered to patients nationwide. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier is passionate about transforming American healthcare. Please visit Premier's news and investor sites on; as well as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, Foursquare and Premier's blog for more information about the company.

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