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23 March 2022
How much of a benefit could a digitalised supply chain be for the clinical front line? In this article for GS1 UK, GHX's James Minards looks at how automating procurement and inventory management operations help healthcare providers reduce the amount of time doctors, nurses and care workers spend on non-clinical tasks.
26 January 2022

How the healthcare sector can go green

Building Better Healthcare
Last year’s COP26 conference highlighted the necessity for increased sustainability across every industry, and healthcare is no exception. So how can the healthcare sector go green? James Minards looks at how interventions such as scaling down the reliance on single-use plastics and cutting waste through a more efficient, digitalised supply chain and procurement system, can help the healthcare sector meet its carbon reduction targets.
30 November 2021
While the more obvious supply chain issues caused by the pandemic have been well documented, the effects on buyer-supplier relationships have been less visible. In this article for Supply Chain Digital, GHX's Head of Supplier Sales Europe, Martin Wabara, talks about effective Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) and how technology can help meet customer needs in the future.
18 November 2021
The healthcare sector’s supply chain operations felt unprecedented strain during the pandemic. How can we use lessons learnt during the past 18 months to rethink supply chain models for the digital age? Read Kevin Sample’s latest article for Supply Chain World on how supply chain professionals can best utilise new advances in digitalisation through a hybrid approach to procurement and logistics.
15 November 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic accentuated the importance of data’s role in healthcare, as healthcare professionals struggled to gain timely, accurate information about critical supplies, best practices for treatments and details regarding local surges. James Minards discusses how accelerating the adoption and integration of more modern, data-driven technologies is critical to solving the healthcare supply chain's complex challenges.
22 October 2021
With COP26 right around the corner, what can the global healthcare supply chain do to become more sustainable? From the importance of data and automation to moving away from single use plastics, read our VP for Healthcare Value, Karen Conway’s latest article for The Journal of mHealth on how the healthcare supply chain can improve its sustainability.
28 September 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has made medical waste more visible than ever due to an increase in single use plastic and PPE. Kevin Sample discusses how the global healthcare supply chain can become more sustainable in this article for Healthcare Global.

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