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Friday, May 17, 2024
On May 15, GHX honored 15 healthcare providers and supplies for their exceptional commitment to advancing healthcare and supporting patients through the GHXcellence Awards.
Monday, April 22, 2024
By implementing automation and a unified approach to new device launches, the medtech industry can better serve all stakeholders and drive revenue while improving patient outcomes.
Thursday, April 11, 2024
Healthcare is on the cusp of a significant digital transformation as it embraces the latest technologies, such as cloud-based systems, digital tools, machine learning and AI models.
Tuesday, April 9, 2024
GHX named 89 healthcare providers and supplier organizations to its 2023 Millennium Club, which recognizes organizations that have automated more than 1 million transactions annually through the GHX Exchange, signifying a commitment to a digital-first supply chain.
Tuesday, March 26, 2024
Three supply chain professionals share their perspectives on the benefits of DEI programs and diversity when it comes to suppliers.
Wednesday, March 6, 2024
Global Healthcare Exchange awarded 25 medium health systems and hospitals with its inaugural supply chain distinction award based on "perfect order" metrics.
Wednesday, March 6, 2024
GHX awarded 25 large hospital systems, including Providence, Catholic Health and Mount Sinai Health System, for what the organization deemed a "perfect" supply chain.
Wednesday, March 6, 2024
On March 5, Global Healthcare Exchange named supply chains at 25 small health systems and hospitals as "perfect."
Wednesday, February 7, 2024
The healthcare industry's digital transformation will have a profound impact on the supply chain in 2024. Adoption of modern technologies, such as cloud computing, will lead to increased automation and efficiency.
Wednesday, January 24, 2024

An Ounce of Prevention

Facility Management Journal
Accrediting organizations such as CMS and OSHA have intensified their focus on the safety and security of healthcare facilities as incidents of violence continue to rise. Facility managers must work in collaboration with compliance teams and others to address new regulations.
Tuesday, January 9, 2024
The article shares five essential steps to help successfully embark on the journey to AI adoption.
Tuesday, January 9, 2024
AI and automation will buttress supply chain expertise to aid healthcare’s digital transformation, supporting emerging trends such as hospital-at-home.
Wednesday, December 27, 2023
Healthcare Purchasing News reached out to several healthcare leaders to gauge their thoughts on AI's role in supply chain operations.
Tuesday, December 19, 2023

Patient Safety Predictions for 2024

Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare
Healthcare experts share predictions for what will happen in patient safety and healthcare quality in 2024.
Friday, December 15, 2023
The rise of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) offers a new way for the industry to provide cost-effective, high-quality care to patients, but ASCs must build a clinically integrated enterprise through automation for long-term success.
Sunday, December 3, 2023

The ABCs Of ASC Success

Healthcare Business Today
There are a few foundational steps ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) can take now to build a truly clinically integrated enterprise that will help them save costs and reduce variation – all without sacrificing the quality of care they offer.
Tuesday, November 28, 2023
A round-up of exemplary customer service examples from healthcare manufacturers, distributors and various technology partners that includes GHX.
Monday, November 27, 2023
To reduce the complexity and realize significant cost savings, healthcare must prioritize automating implant orders, ensuring the right products reach the right patients at the right time.
Friday, November 24, 2023
Despite the cloud's benefits, some healthcare organizations have delayed or modified their migration timelines due to various challenges. GHX's Chief Technology Officer discusses why a sound data strategy is crucial to overcoming these challenges.
Friday, October 6, 2023

GHX and AHVAP Share Results from New Survey

Healthcare Purchasing News
GHX and the Association of Healthcare Value Analysis Professionals (AHVAP) share the results of an industry-wide survey designed to analyze the current state of healthcare value analysis (HVA) and how these programs are functioning in a post-pandemic era, revealing a range of complex challenges and opportunities.
Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Healthcare supply chain ordering has become largely automated, except for implant ordering which continues to rely on manual processes. Recently, a group of industry leaders collaborated to identify potential strategies and solutions to automate implant ordering.
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Less than half of hospitals are using cloud technology for supply chain management, but by 2026, that figure is expected to increase to nearly 70 percent, according to a GHX survey.
Monday, September 18, 2023
Supply & Demand Chain Executive named Chrystie Leonard as a recipient of the 2023 Women in Supply Chain award, which honors female supply chain leaders and executives whose accomplishments, mentorship and examples set a foundation for women in all levels of a company’s supply chain network.
Wednesday, September 6, 2023
To drive operational efficiency, healthcare suppliers must get back to basics to break through the malaise and rebuild high-performing teams. This article overviews recommended strategies for tackling this work.
Friday, August 25, 2023
The pandemic has accelerated the movement of care beyond traditional settings into ASCs, clinics, outpatient surgery centers, home health services and Hospital-at-Home (HaH) programs. To accommodate, supply chain strategies must be adapted. Experts weigh in on the challenges faced by supply chain leaders and best practices.
Friday, August 25, 2023
By working with physician leaders, supply chain has the opportunity to broaden its focus beyond products and help align the parties on more strategic, system level objectives.
Wednesday, August 9, 2023
One fundamental aspect of bringing a new product to market is often overlooked by medical device manufacturers—the process of ensuring that the product effectively and efficiently gets into hospital inventory and supply chain systems.
Monday, July 24, 2023
This column offers a foundational understanding of what terms like ESG and sustainability mean, given that they, like so many others used in healthcare, are often defined differently by various stakeholders.
Friday, June 23, 2023
This article explores how well orthopedic surgeons and supply chain are strategically and tactically working together.
Friday, June 23, 2023

The Power of Positive Deviance

Healthcare Purchasing News
In this edition of Karen Conway's monthly column, she spotlights distributor Concordance and the organization's commitment to accelerating health equity, inclusive hiring and system-level supply chain visibility.
Monday, June 12, 2023
GHX announced a new strategic relationship with 360training that will give GHX Vendormate customers direct access to 360training’s online training, streamlining the credentialing process for healthcare industry representatives.
Friday, May 12, 2023
Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) honored the recipients of its 22nd annual GHXcellence Awards at the GHX Summit in Chicago. These awards recognize the provider and supplier organizations, and individuals that are elevating healthcare through outstanding problem solving, leadership, and support for patients and communities.
Friday, May 5, 2023

Winning with a Clinically Integrated Value Analysis Process

Healthcare Value Analysis & Utilization Management
Interview with Suzanne Smith, Solutions advisor, Lumber - A GHX Company, and Kerry Lepage, Clinical Nurse Leader and Director of Surgical Services at MaineHealth
Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) may be two years shy of its quarter-century anniversary, but under President and CEO Tina Vatanka Murphy’s watch the company maintains ambitious plans for its future that extends well beyond its origin as an online exchange.
Monday, April 17, 2023
Today, Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Pittsburgh, Penn.-based Prodigo Solutions, Inc. (Prodigo), a supply chain and data enablement technology company.
Thursday, April 13, 2023
Global Healthcare Exchange named 87 healthcare supplier and provider organizations to the 2022 GHX Millennium Club.
Thursday, March 23, 2023
Value analysis is not new; the concept has been around since World War II, when some General Electric engineers were forced to find alternatives for materials that they could no longer source.
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
This year’s Pros to Know winners are leading the pack in terms of innovation, enhancement and providing problem-solving solutions to the supply chain.
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
The Global Healthcare Exchange revealed March 14 its list of the top 50 supply chains among hospitals and health systems.
Friday, February 17, 2023
American health systems, hospitals and post-acute care providers are required to comply with hundreds of regulatory requirements. Facilitating this compliance comes with a high cost.
Monday, January 30, 2023
As surgical and interventional suites become even more advanced, the adoption of new technologies will also accelerate. Here are five things all smart ORs should have or do to optimize efficiency and patient outcomes.
Friday, January 27, 2023
Hospitals and health systems are looking toward the supply chain industry for solutions to mitigate the financial impact of the pandemic while facing a potential recession. As part of this journey, anticipate new levels of innovation and collaboration among all stakeholders.