President and CEO, Premier
As the top executive since 2021, Alkire has overseen expansion of the healthcare improvement company, including its Contigo Health subsidiary, which provides services that optimize employee health benefits. This fall, Contigo acquired key assets including contracts with more than 900,000 providers across 4.1 million locations, as well as licenses for proprietary cost containment technology. Alkire has also been growing the company’s consulting business, especially focusing on value-based care models such as accountable care organizations. Under his leadership, Premier’s group purchasing volume as of November totaled $82 billion, with more than 3,000 negotiated contracts.