GHX Customers Share Best Practices for Healthcare Supply Chain Excellence in New Summit Series Webinars

Summit Series Now Qualifies for AHRMM-approved Certified Professional Education Credits
Louisville, CO — Thursday, August 23, 2018

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) today announced the lineup for its new GHX Summit Series 18, an annual educational webinar series spotlighting some of healthcare’s most accomplished supply chain leaders. Topics for the one-hour webinars were selected from the most popular and highly-rated sessions at the 2018 GHX Supply Chain Summit held earlier this year. The goal of the series is to help attendees drive supply chain excellence through proven best practices from some of the world’s most sophisticated healthcare supply chains.

This year, for the first time, the GHX Summit Series are AHRMM-approved for Certified Professional Education Credits. Attending the live webinar is required to earn credits.

The first four webinars in the 2018 Summit Series include:

Prioritizing a Vision for Change with Item Content and HCPCS
Tuesday, August 28, 1:00 p.m. EDT
Speaker: Eric Naridze, System Manager, Supply Chain Informatics and Systems, Aspirus, Inc.
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AHRMM-approved Certified Professional Education Credits = 0.5 credit

Get the Most Out of Your Supply Chain Investments: Best Practices from Mount Sinai Health System
Thursday, September 13, 1:00 p.m. EDT
Speaker: Franco Sagliocca, Corporate Director, Supply Chain, Mount Sinai Health System
Registration link:
AHRMM-approved Certified Professional Education Credits = 1.0 credit

Supply Chain's Perfect Storm: Lessons Learned from Harvey and Maria
Thursday, September 27, 1:00 p.m. EDT
Speakers: Kim Bedwell, Director, Safety & Environmental Health, Owens & Minor; Carol Stone, Vice President Corporate Marketing, C.R. Bard, Inc.; Patricia Darnauer, Senior Vice President, Support Services, Harris Health System; Doug Creamer, Administrative Director, Harris Health System; Jacob Titus, Operations Manager, Harris Health System
Registration link:
AHRMM-approved Certified Professional Education Credits = 1.5 credit

The new series also includes a webinar for small hospital systems. The session titled, “Small but Excellent: How Small Hospitals Can Succeed in a Mega-Hospital World,” included speakers from Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital and Parrish Medical Center. To listen to a replay of this webinar held on August 21, go to the Summit Series 18. AHRMM-approved credit is not available through webinar playback.

Additional sessions will be added to the Fall 2018 GHX Summit Series. For more information on each session and to see additional sessions when announced, as well as to register, visit the GHx Summit Series 18.

About GHX
Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) is a healthcare business and data automation company, empowering healthcare organizations to enable better patient care and maximize industry savings using its world-class cloud-based supply chain technology platform. GHX brings together healthcare providers, manufacturers and distributors in North America, and Europe, who rely on proven healthcare-focused technology and comprehensive data to automate business processes and make more informed, timely and fact-based decisions. Solutions span procurement and accounts payable automation, contract and inventory management, vendor credentialing and management, business intelligence, payment management and other supply chain-related tools and services. For more information, visit and The Healthcare Hub.