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Premier renames CLARION award in honor of retiring CEO and SPH alumnus

Richard Norling has spent his career focused on improving the quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness of patient care.

A graduate of the SPH’s Master of Healthcare Administration program, Class of 1975, Norling is retiring after 12 years as president and CEO of the health care alliance Premier, Inc. To honor his contributions to the company and to care improvement, Premier is making a gift to the University in Norling’s honor.

The company’s gift—$15,000 per year for 10 years— goes to the newly renamed Premier Richard Norling Scholarship Fund. Scholarships from this fund will be awarded to students who show their commitment to improving health care by participating in the CLARION National Case Competition.

Continue reading this story in Advances Magazine »

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