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Big Flats, NY – (June 14, 2013) – X-GEN Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that it is a winner of the first Legacy Award, presented by the Premier healthcare alliance.

Premier, a provider-owned performance improvement alliance of 2,800 hospitals and nearly 100,000 other care sites, contracts with more than 1,000 suppliers. X-GEN is one of 18 suppliers to receive the Legacy Award this year. Winners are recognized for their outstanding support for alliance members through their Premier partnership, local customer service and engagement, value creation through clinical excellence, and commitment to lower costs.

“We are pleased to accept this award on behalf of our entire team which works hard to provide superior product to the Premier healthcare alliance efficiently and at low cost. We also recognize and value the strong relationships we have throughout the supply chain that help us be effective in this role.” Rob Liles, Corporate Vice President stated at the award presentation.

Billy Poltrock, Director of National Accounts and Trade Relations, accepted the award, with Rob Liles and Catherine Liles, Corporate Treasurer in attendance, at Premier’s 2013 annual Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio. The award ceremony was held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center on Wednesday, June 12.

“X-Gen has been supporting Premier alliance members for years offering valuable products and services that help to lower supply chain costs and improve operating efficiencies,” said Durral R. Gilbert, president of supply chain services, Premier. “They’ve 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.”

The Legacy Award recognizes Premier contracted suppliers that are actively engaged with the alliance, are committed to lowering costs through pricing and supply chain efficiencies, have been able to offer value based on individualized needs and situations, and have demonstrated corporate responsibility at community levels through assistance during disasters, scholarship support, volunteer activities, grants, etc.

About the Premier healthcare alliance, Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient
Premier is the nation’s largest performance improvement alliance of more than 2,800 U.S. hospitals and nearly 100,000 other sites using the power of collaboration and technology to lead the transformation to coordinated, high-quality, cost-effective care. Owned by healthcare providers, Premier operates a leading purchasing network with more than $5 billion in annual savings. Premier also maintains clinical, financial and outcomes databases based on 1 in every 4 patient discharges. A world leader in measurably improving patient care, Premier has the largest performance improvement collaboratives in America, including one in partnership with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier also has an office in Washington. https://www.premierinc.com. Stay connected with Premier on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.

About X-GEN

X-GEN Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is focused on the development, manufacture and delivery of specialty pharmaceutical products which serve the healthcare community as effective, generic treatment choices. X-GEN’s expanding product line offers a broad range of dosage forms including injectables, anti-infective solutions, oral solids, powders for prescription compounding and inhalants. For further information about X-GEN Pharmaceuticals call (866) 390-4411, or visit the web-site at www.x-gen.us.
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