MSDSonline Honored by Premier Healthcare Alliance for Exceeding Performance Expectations

CHICAGO, IL, June 22, 2010 – MSDSonline® today announced that it is a winner of the Supplier Performance Award, presented by the Premier healthcare alliance.

Premier contracts with more than 800 suppliers and MSDSonline is one of 65 contracted suppliers to receive the Performance Award. Winners are recognized for their outstanding management of Premier agreements and drive toward the mutual goal of providing clinical and financial value to the not-for-profit hospital members of the Premier alliance.

Glenn Trout, president of MSDSonline said, “Exceeding expectations is one of our goals and we are proud to be recognized by Premier healthcare alliance for providing outstanding environmental, health and safety solutions. We take seriously the challenges our not-for-profit partners face, and we strive to provide best in class service to all of our customers.”

The award ceremony was held at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center on Wednesday, June 9 as part of the 2010 Premier Annual Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition in Washington.

“The Performance Award honors Premier valued suppliers that strive for collaboration and performance excellence to benefit the alliance and we are honored to recognize these top performers,” said Premier Purchasing Partners President Mike Alkire.

Premier's Performance Award applauds the efforts of contracted suppliers to meet and exceed operational expectations. In selecting recipients, satisfaction and performance data are collected and scored over four successive calendar quarters. Feedback is provided during regular supplier business line reviews.

For more information, please visit: http://www.premierinc.com/about/news/awards.

About the Premier healthcare alliance, 2006 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient

Premier is a performance improvement alliance of more than 2,300 U.S. hospitals and 67,000-plus other healthcare sites working together to achieve high quality, cost-effective care. Owned by not-for-profit hospitals, Premier maintains the nation's most comprehensive repository of clinical, financial and outcomes information and operates a leading healthcare purchasing network. A world leader in helping deliver measurable improvements in care, Premier works with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the United Kingdom's National Health Service North West to improve hospital performance. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier also has offices in San Diego, Philadelphia and Washington. www.premierinc.com

About MSDSonline
Founded in 1996 and based in Chicago, MSDSonline is a leading provider of cloud-based EH&S compliance solutions, offering products and services for managing safety data sheets, reporting workplace incidents, training employees and administering other critical EH&S information.  The company’s mission is to provide sustainable solutions that help customers improve employee safety, streamline compliance recordkeeping and reduce potential exposures to workplace hazards and risks. MSDSonline has been recognized for the last six years on Inc. magazine’s list of America’s 5,000 fastest-growing private companies. More information is available online at www.MSDSonline.com and on the official company blog at www.MSDSonline.com/blog. MSDSonline is an ICG (Nasdaq: ICGE) company.

Media Contacts:

Brad Harbaugh
MSDSonline
312.881.2855
[email protected]

Karen Greene
ICG
610-727-6900
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