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Microtek Medical (Alpharetta, Georgia) said it was recently awarded a three-year agreement with healthcare purchasing network Premier (San Diego).

Microtek makes surgical equipment drapes used to maintain the integrity of the sterile field during surgery, and it will offer Premier its disposable surgical equipment drapes designed to fit each type of Microscope, C-Arm, X-Ray Cassette, Endosurgical Probe and other surgical equipment found in operating room and ambulatory surgical settings, the company said.

Dan Lee, Microtek Medical’s president/CEO, said, “Our agreement with Premier highlights ... how leading healthcare purchasing networks can use our stellar line of infection control products to improve efficiencies in their healthcare facilities while simultaneously decreasing risks of infection and controlling costs.”

Premier is a hospital performance improvement alliance that serves more than 1,700 hospitals and more than 46,000 other healthcare sites in the U.S. and is dedicated to providing patients with reliably high-quality healthcare and improving patient outcomes.