Press Release

CastleBranch awarded Background Check Services agreement with Premier

April 19, 2021


WILMINGTON, NC—CastleBranch has been awarded a group purchasing agreement for Background Check Services with Premier. Effective March 1, 2021, the new agreement allows Premier members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for COVID-19 Compliance solutions, background checks, drug screenings, verifications, and more.


“As the severity of the nation’s nursing shortage worsens and the demands on the healthcare industry grow, CastleBranch is proud to deliver innovative solutions like the Real Vaccination ID and COVID-19 Compliance to help the healthcare profession, in addition to our background screening, drug testing and compliance management solutions,” said Greg Larnder, president of CastleBranch. “We understand how important it is to reduce employee turnover in hospitals and medical facilities, which starts with our thorough, accurate background screens during the onboarding process. But what makes us unique is that we don’t stop there. We work to empower healthcare workers on their journeys to and through their professional lives, fueling a thriving employment pipeline and discouraging healthcare worker attrition by solving prevalent problems within their field.”


As one of the nation’s leading providers of background screening services, CastleBranch works to ensure healthcare institutions can find, attract, and retain the best talent. As the needs of the healthcare industry and Premier members evolve, so do CastleBranch’s solutions. In 2020, thousands of hospitals, doctors’ offices and healthcare education programs trusted CastleBranch solutions to help them respond to the threat of and mitigate the risk of COVID-19. These solutions are currently used to help ensure individuals are cleared to enter highly secure operating rooms, healthcare facilities and nearly every hospital in the country. As Premier creates and fosters a culture that makes a difference, CastleBranch is proud to unite in this mission and enhance the spirit of innovation that drives it.


Premier is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of more than 4,100 U.S. hospitals and 200,000 other providers to transform healthcare. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost.


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About CastleBranch:
CastleBranch is a background screening, compliance management and infectious disease screening company serving more than 35,000 clients nationwide, including 17,700 healthcare education programs, and thousands of employers and healthcare facilities. CastleBranch has 20+ years of experience, a robust U.S.-based customer service team, and a long track record of providing innovative solutions for complex problems.