GHX Opens Registration and Call for Presentations for 2016 GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit in Austin

16th Annual Event Focuses on Helping Providers and Suppliers Drive Innovation, Efficiency and Collaboration through the Healthcare Supply Chain
Louisville, CO — Monday, October 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 industry event where all parties in the healthcare industry – providers, suppliers, distributors and group purchasing organizations (GPOs) – come together to network, learn and share ideas on supply chain innovation.

"Now, more than ever, the healthcare supply chain is being recognized for its strategic role in reducing costs and waste and directly impacting patient care for the better," said Scott Kelley, vice president North American Sales & Marketing, GHX. "During the last 16 years, the GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit has been the premier event for supply chain executives and professionals from across the healthcare continuum to gather to discuss best practices and foster strong communication and collaboration. The ideas and relationships that stem from the Summit set the course for the entire healthcare supply chain industry."

The Summit’s collaborative environment fosters open dialogue and encourages participants to critically evaluate ways the industry can achieve cost savings, strengthen businesses and improve patient safety through the healthcare supply chain. Hundreds of attendees include representatives across a variety of supply chain functions, including materials management, contracting, data management, logistics, procurement, purchasing, e-commerce, finance, accounting, operations, compliance and sales.

Key Takeaways

The GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit will take place Monday, May 23, through Wednesday, May 25, at the JW Marriott in Austin, Texas.

About GHX

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) drives costs out of healthcare with cloud-based supply chain management technology and services in order to help enable better patient care and savings by maximizing automation, efficiency, and accuracy of business processes. GHX offers healthcare providers and suppliers an open and neutral electronic trading exchange that delivers procurement and accounts payable automation, contract and inventory management, vendor credentialing and management, business intelligence, and other supply chain-related tools and services. For more information, visit www.ghx.comand The Healthcare Hub.