CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Premier healthcare alliance today announced new agreements for safety phlebotomy have been awarded to Becton, Dickinson and Company of Franklin Lakes, N.J.; Greiner Bio-One North America Inc. of Monroe, N.C.; HTL-STREFA Inc. of Marietta, Ga.; Retractable Technologies Inc., a small business enterprise, of Little Elm, Texas; Sarstedt Inc. of Newton, N.C.; and Smiths Medical ASD, Inc. of Norwell, Mass.
Effective October 1, 2012, the agreements are available to acute care and continuum of care members of Premier.
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