Premier, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a healthcare improvement company in the United States. It operates in two segments, Supply Chain Services and Performance Services. The Supply Chain Services segment offers its members with an access to a range of products and services, including medical and surgical products, pharmaceuticals, laboratory supplies, capital equipment, information technology, facilities and construction, and food and nutritional products, as well as purchased services, such as clinical engineering and document shredding. The segment is also involved in the provision of the ASCEND Collaborative service for members to receive group purchasing programs, tiers, and prices; SURPASS Collaborative service; STOCKD, an e-commerce platform; and PROVIDEGX program, which identifies supply sources for drugs that are on or may be at risk of being added to the national drug shortage list, or that are vulnerable to pricing volatility, as well as direct sourcing business. The Performance Services segment offers PremierConnect for members to address existing cost and quality imperatives, to manage a value-based care reimbursement model, and support their regulatory reporting framework; performance improvement collaboratives; and consulting and insurance management services, such as creation and management of health benefit programs under Contigo Health brand, as well as health systems and suppliers cost management solutions under Remitra brand. This segment's PremierConnect solutions are organized into six areas, such as Quality & Regulatory, Clinical Surveillance & Safety, Supply Chain & ERP, Operations, Enterprise Analytics, and Clinical Decision Support domains. The company also provides services to other businesses, including food service, schools, and universities. Premier, Inc. was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.