Group Purchasing By Premier

LeadingAge Washington is pleased to announce it has chosen Premier as their preferred group purchasing partner. This strategic partnership will enhance your organization’s ability to serve residents and patients with the most comprehensive products and services on the market at significant cost savings.

Today’s senior living providers are facing incredible opportunities and incredible challenges. The opportunities relate to demographics, growing demand, and technological advancements. The challenges relate to competition, regulations, and senior preferences.

Whether your facility is looking to seize on these opportunities or address the challenges of your industry, we can help. We provide strategic purchasing solutions and operational support to help senior living providers thrive. As a Sponsor organization of Premier, a leading healthcare improvement company uniting an alliance of approximately 4,000 U.S. hospitals and 175,000 alternate sites, we offer access to one of the industry’s most comprehensive purchasing portfolios.

Power of Premier

Premier is a leading force in healthcare supply chain and operations. With nearly 30 years of experience, Premier has the leadership, expertise, and resources to help you succeed. And with a contract portfolio built on over $61 billion in group purchasing volume, you get access to the buying power needed to thrive in today’s increasingly competitive healthcare environment.

Best-in-Class Pricing

Through Premier’s Continuum of Care purchasing portfolio, you’ll gain access to over 2,000 contracts with national suppliers that senior living providers know and trust. Additionally, our portfolio affords you access to our foodservice program with US Foods, one of the largest food distributors in the nation. By taking advantage of our US Foods contract, you can see immediate cost savings on foodservice purchases.

Interested in learning how we can help your community or organization?  

– Contact Emily Hughes, Regional Vice President, or 206.295.8932

Group Employee Benefits (Ex. Medical, Dental, Vision & other)


Jennifer Ortmeyer, global insurance brokerage HUB International’s SVP of Employee Benefits in Washington, shares insight for our not-for-profit and mission-driven organizations dedicated to improving the aging experience. HUB advises how an organization’s culture, employees’ emotional connection to it and the power of the right benefits to support the culture are crucial to engaging employees and ensuring long term success.

The continuing difficulties of healthcare in Washington show little sign of abating: escalating cost pressures, a chronic labor shortage and greater risks to property, reputation and professional status. Healthcare organizations that provide forward-thinking benefits and implement effective risk management are more likely to thrive in the macro healthcare market. Click here to learn more from global insurance brokerage and LeadingAge member Hub International.

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Questions? Please reach out to:

Jennifer Ortmeyer, Senior Vice President- Employee Benefits

HUB International Limited

110​ Unity ​St. Bellingham,​WA​98225 

Office: 360-​603-4643 – Toll-free: 800-​339-9270