2019 News Releases

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) today announced early registration has opened for GHX Summit 20, scheduled for April 27-29, 2020 at the Gaylord National Resort, National Harbor, MD. Attendees can save $300 on each registration through January 24, 2020.

This marks the 20th consecutive year of this intensive, three-day event that offers a wealth of information, expertise, networking opportunities and inspiration for representatives from both the buy and sell sides…

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Lumere has been named an 18th annual Chicago Innovation Award winner on behalf of its Category Optimization solution. Category Optimization ensures medical device purchasing and utilization is based on evidence, ensuring better patient outcomes. The solution currently organizes and classifies more than 40 physician preference item categories across seven service lines such as spinal cord stimulation, cardiac rhythm management devices, surgical mesh and knee implants.

“Many health systems are experiencing…

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

In support of the Association for Healthcare Resource & Material Management’s (AHRMM) annual National Healthcare Supply Chain Week, October 6-12, 2019, Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) today announced the results of a survey conducted among its Best 50 provider organizations regarding healthcare supply chain priorities for 2020. The survey underscores the growing role of data derived from the supply chain as a key contributor in solving the cost/quality/outcomes equation in…

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Healthcare supply chain professionals will gather in San Diego for the upcoming AHRMM19 Conference and Exhibition (July 28–31, 2019). Lumere, Inc.’s Chief Medical Officer, John Cherf, MD, MPH, MBA, will lead a panel of clinical and supply chain leaders during the “How to Prepare Physicians for Supply Chain Leadership” Learning Lab session and the company will debut new functionality in its solution, providing supply chain leaders with greater insight into…

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) today announced Senior Vice President of Product Management Chris Luoma will lead a Learning Lab session at the Association for Health Care Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) AHRMM19 Conference. Luoma’s session, entitled “The Shifting Continuum of Care and Its Impact on Supply Chain: Are You Ready?” will take place Monday, July 29 at 11:30 am and will look at how lessons learned from supply chain…

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Lumere, Inc., a leading provider of evidence-based analytics and services to reduce costly and unwarranted clinical variation, today announced its Product Introduction Management solution has achieved a number of milestones in the past year.Coupling a health system’s current purchasing data with industry benchmarking metrics, Product Introduction Management is the first product to combine clinical research, value analysis workflow management and clinical spend analytics.

According to the Association of Healthcare Value…

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) announced the recipients of its annual GHXcellence Awards during the 2019 GHX Summit in San Antonio, Texas. The awards, presented to provider and supplier organizations, recognize the leaders and visionaries that are advancing in a new era of healthcare by leveraging technology, modern processes and best practices to remove waste, cut costs and improve patient care.  

“During the last decade, the healthcare industry has made…

Monday, April 1, 2019

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) announced today the 43 healthcare provider and supplier organizations named to the 2018 GHX Millennium Club. The Millennium Club honors organizations that have achieved the highest levels of healthcare supply chain automation, generating at least one million automated transactions (including advanced order sets, among others) annually through the GHX Exchange. These organizations understand the transformative power of an advanced, technology-enabled supply chain in supporting the…

Monday, March 11, 2019

Lumere, Inc., a leading provider of evidence-based analytics and services to reduce costly and unwarranted variation in drugs and medical devices, has been named one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in Chicago. Crain’s Chicago Business’s annual listing honors 100 companies that have gone above and beyond in creating empowering, supportive and collaborative workplaces. This past year, Lumere rebranded and expanded its mission to support physicians and hospital systems…

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) announced new general session speakers, including a keynote address by author and fitness and wellness expert Laila Ali, for the upcoming 19th annual GHX Summit, April 29 – May 1, 2019 at JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa, Texas.

The healthcare industry is increasingly recognizing the critical value of collaboration across hospitals and health systems and their supplier organizations to achieve cost…

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) has announced its annual list of the healthcare provider organizations being recognized as the 2018 GHX “Best 50” supply chains in North America for their work in improving operational performance and driving down costs through supply chain automation. The recipients will be honored at the 19th annual GHX Summit, April 29 - May 1, 2019 at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort &…

Monday, February 11, 2019

Lumere, Inc., a leading provider of evidence-based analytics and services to reduce unwarranted and costly clinical variation, announced today the closure of a significant round of funding led by Heritage Group. The additional capital will be used to develop and further expand service offerings that enable evidence-led change at health systems nationwide.

“Today, health systems in more than 40 states rely on our proprietary data to make evidence-based decisions when…

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) today announced Mark Wilcox, product manager of Data Solutions, will share insights on Blockchain technology and its potential impact on healthcare solutions at the Mid-Atlantic Society of Healthcare Materials Management (MASHMM) meeting. 

In his presentation entitled, “Exploring Potential Impacts of Blockchain Technology to Healthcare,” Wilcox will provide an overview of Blockchain, explain some of the technology’s unique benefits, explore how Blockchain can be used in…

Monday, January 14, 2019

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) announced the appointment of Rob Alcock as general manager of the company’s ePay organization for healthcare payment process solutions. Alcock, a 25-year veteran of the technology and financial services industry, including Amazon and American Express, will work with GHX’s extensive healthcare community of hospitals, health systems and suppliers to help increase the automation and efficiency of the procure-to-pay process.

Alcock joins GHX from Amazon where…