2015 News Releases

Dec 14 2015

As the use of health information technology broadens, so too have risks to patient privacy. Data breaches involving provider business associates (BAs) on average affect more individuals per breach than other breaches1. To help providers improve HIPAA business associate compliance, Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) today announced its new Business…

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Dec 10 2015

Both the Medical Surgical (med-surg) and Clinical Laboratory (clin-lab) product segments in healthcare grew in the third quarter of this year based on new reports from Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) and the company’s GHX Market Intelligence data. According to the company’s findings, clin-lab grew 8.1 percent and med-surg grew…

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Oct 22 2015

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) today announced the lineup for its Fall 2015 GHX Summit Series, an annual educational webinar series spotlighting some of healthcare’s most visionary supply chain leaders. Topics for the one-hour webinars, which begin on Thursday, Oct. 22, and occur biweekly through early December, were selected from…

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Oct 21 2015

GHX has assembled eight leading Canadian healthcare provider and supplier organizations in a collaborative initiative to establish a leading practice model for synchronization and use of GS1 standards among trading partners in the Canadian healthcare marketplace.

The participants are:

  • Alberta Health Services
  • Baxter Corporation
  • Cardinal Health Canada
  • Canadian Hospital Specialties…
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Oct 20 2015

GHX Europe GmbH and Pagero AB have agreed to a strategic partnership to offer a complete suite of eProcurement services with a proactive market approach to the healthcare industry and for the Nordic markets.

GHX, the largest global healthcare B2B network, with deep expertise in healthcare supply chain automation and…

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Oct 12 2015

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC(GHX) today announced registration is open for the 16th annual GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit, taking place May 23-25, 2016, in Austin, Texas. GHX is also accepting speaking and panel proposals through its Call for Presentations portal through the end of 2015. The Summit is the only…

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Oct 07 2015

The language in the ONC and CMS rulings that expand the use of unique device identifiers (UDI) in electronic healthcare records (EHRs) is an important step toward a more holistic view of implantable medical devices. These devices play an important role in healthcare delivery, and having a common language to…

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Oct 05 2015

The modern, technology-based supply chain has evolved from a back-end, transactional function to a means to not only strip waste and costs out of healthcare, but increasingly to help create better clinical outcomes. In tandem with the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management’s (AHRMM) annual “National Healthcare Supply Chain…

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Sep 24 2015

Today, the healthcare industry crosses another Unique Device Identifier (UDI) milestone: the deadline requiring all implantable, life-supporting and life-sustaining devices to be labeled with a UDI. Two years ago, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued its UDI Rule*. Since then, Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) has worked closely…

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Aug 10 2015

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) today announced at the AHRMM15 Healthcare Supply Chain Conference (Booth 811, Indianapolis, Aug. 9-12, 2015) two new healthcare supply chain savings tickers that track actual and potential savings available to healthcare providers and suppliers. The new tickers are based on the recently announced GHX value…

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Jul 28 2015

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) today announced the release of a new version of its NuVia content management solution that integrates data from the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN). With this release, GHX offers a leading-edge solution that helps enable healthcare providers to access relevant product data in the GDSN…

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Jun 29 2015

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) announced today that a Forrester Consulting review has certified that the return on investment (ROI) calculators used by GHX meet the requirements of the research and consulting firm’s acclaimed Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) methodology. Successfully used since 1996, the TEI methodology was developed to help…

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May 05 2015

At the 2015 GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit in Phoenix, GHX today announced the winners of its 15th Annual GHXcellence Awards, which recognize the leaders and visionaries that are leveraging supply chain automation to remove waste, cut costs and improve patient care.

This year’s winners represent the best and the…

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May 04 2015

Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) marks the company’s 15th anniversary in tandem with the kick-off today of its annual Supply Chain Summit, the largest industry event for healthcare supply chain leaders. Coinciding with the company’s anniversary is new data from the 2015 Annual HiMSS Leadership Survey that, for the first time,…

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May 04 2015

GHX announced today at the company’s annual Healthcare Supply Chain Summit that it has launched a new version of the company’s flagship GHX Global Exchange. The result of a three-year, multi-million development initiative called CoreX , the new GHX Global Exchange employs the latest in cloud technology advancements to help…

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Apr 13 2015

The 2015 GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit, just one month from now, is shaping up to be one of the industry’s most important gatherings for healthcare leaders working together to deliver better operational efficiencies, improved financial savings, and higher performing supply chains. At the 15th annual GHX Healthcare Supply Chain…

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Apr 13 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Unique Device Identification (UDI) rule is expected to greatly improve patient safety, post market surveillance and the efficiency of supply chain operations by requiring manufacturers to assign standard identifiers to medical devices, label products with those identifiers and provide additional data to the…

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Mar 03 2015

Hologic (NASDAQ: HOLX), a Bedford, Mass.-based developer of diagnostic products, medical imaging systems and surgical products, has successfully connected with GHX, providing its customers in the UK with the opportunity to trade with Hologic electronically and help ensure it is compliant with the recent eProcurement mandate from the UK’s Department…

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Feb 11 2015

Fifty healthcare provider organizations will receive 2014 GHX "Best 50" Supply Chains Awards for their work in improving operational performance and driving down costs through supply chain automation. The recipients will be honored at the 2015 GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit, which takes place May 4-6, 2015, in Phoenix, Arizona…

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Feb 04 2015

In conjunction with the company’s 15-year anniversary, Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) interviewed provider and supplier customers to explore their vision for the “Future Healthcare Supply Chain.” As the healthcare industry continues to change, organizations are seeking new ways to remove waste, cut costs and improve patient care. GHX spoke with…

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Jan 28 2015

GHX is committed to helping providers and suppliers understand the evolving supply chain, including emerging regulations and the supply chain's growing role as an enabler of clean, accurate healthcare data. Karen Conway, Executive Director, Industry Relations for GHX, a recognized thought leader on evolving supply chain issues and the UDI…

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