GHX Summit Series Delivers Best of the GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit

Five Webinar Sessions Spanning Inventory Cost Reduction, Price Management, Supply Chain Metrics, End to End Supply Chain Management and Top Traits of Best Supply Chains
Louisville, CO — Wednesday, October 8, 2014

GHX today announced the GHX Summit Series, a new healthcare industry educational program based on its annual GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit, the largest event for healthcare supply chain leaders including providers, manufacturers, distributors and group purchasing organizations. The GHX Summit Series takes the five most popular and highest-rated sessions from the 2014 event (May 5-7, 2014 in Philadelphia) and makes them available in a new, live webinar format.

"These sessions are the very best of our latest Healthcare Supply Chain Summit," said Scott Kelley, vice president of Sales and Marketing, GHX. "This is the content that was the most valuable as rated by the more than 600 attendees at the Summit. We are thrilled that the customers and industry leaders presenting these sessions are just as enthusiastic as we are about their presentations in this new live event format and extending its availability to the entire industry."

The 2014 GHX Summit Series webinars include:

October 21, 2014
Reduce Inventory and Costs with Lowest Unit of Measure Distribution
James LeRoy, Sourcing Operations Manager, Seattle Children's Hospital
Jarod Otto, Director of Supply Chain, Seattle Children's Hospital
12:00 PM ET Duration: 75 minutes

November 4, 2014
Best Practices in Price Management: "We Insist on Paying the Right Price!"
Ronda Wirth, Pricing Analyst/Contracts Specialist, Northern Arizona Healthcare
2:00 PM ET Duration: 60 minutes

November 18, 2014
Understanding Key Supply Chain Metrics (and Most Importantly, What to Do with Them!)
Dave House, VP, Information Systems, Professional Hospital Supply
Robert Hatkins, Manager, Business Development and Analytics, Supply Chain, UCSF Medical Center
12:00 PM ET Duration: 60 minutes

December 2, 2014
Creating the Link to Connect the Entire End-to-End Supply Chain
Raj Malik, Director, Health System Solutions, Covidien
12:00 PM ET Duration: 60 minutes

December 9, 2014
Ten Traits of the Best Supply Chains
Charles C. Poirier, President, ASC Institute, and Author of "Diagnosing Greatness: Ten Traits of the Best Supply Chains"
12:00 PM ET Duration: 60 minutes

About GHX
Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) is driving costs out of healthcare by transforming the healthcare supply chain. Working with providers and suppliers, GHX is accelerating change by providing a faster, more efficient and collaborative supply chain that will take billions of dollars out of the cost of healthcare. For more information, visit and The Healthcare Hub.