Kimberly-Clark Health Care receives awards for excellence


Kimberly-Clark Health Care has received two Supplier Legacy Awards for operational excellence in both nursing and surgical services from Premier, a healthcare improvement company uniting an alliance of approximately 3,000 US hospitals and 110,000 other providers.

Kimberly-Clark Health Care was recognized for its long-standing support of Premier members through exceptional local customer service and engagement, value creation through clinical excellence and commitment to lower costs.

"Kimberly-Clark Health Care is committed to delivering clinical solutions across the spectrum of care delivery to keep hospital staff and patients safe," said Chris Lowery, vice president, global sales and marketing, Kimberly-Clark Health Care.

"Along with our portfolio of market-leading products, we provide education and compliance programs to help streamline nursing and surgical staff workflows and reduce the risk of healthcare-associated infections. We are proud to be recognized by Premier for these efforts to improve the quality of care at hospitals nationwide."

The Supplier Legacy Award recognizes suppliers that are actively engaged with Premier member providers, are committed to lowering healthcare costs through pricing and supply chain efficiencies, offer value based on individualized needs and situations and demonstrate corporate responsibility at community levels through assistance during disasters, scholarship support, volunteer activities and grants.

"Kimberly-Clark Health Care has been supporting Premier members for years offering valuable products and services that help to lower supply chain costs and improve operating efficiencies," said Durral Gilbert, president, supply chain services, premier. "Kimberly-Clark Health Care also supported alliance members during periods of increased need at a local level. We're honored to recognize them as one of the first Legacy Award recipients."

Kimberly-Clark Health Care, Premier, US