2020 News Releases

Dec 08 2020

Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) today announced the promotion of Chris Batson to Chief Financial Officer, effective January 1, 2021. Batson, who has served since 2019 as GHX’s vice president, Finance and Accounting, will succeed Rob Gillespie in the role of CFO. Gillespie will continue with the company until the summer of 2021 to ensure a seamless transition. Batson will report directly to CEO Bruce Johnson.

“Rob’s impact at GHX the past thirteen years cannot be overstated,” said Johnson. “I’m…

Nov 23 2020

Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) unveiled its top five predictions for the healthcare supply chain during 2021. While COVID-19 highlighted fissures in the global healthcare supply chain, it also underscored the importance of the supply chain in driving healthcare’s digital transformation. As healthcare forges a path to financial recovery and improved patient care delivered at lower cost, expect to see a focus on building more resilient supply chains through greater levels of collaboration among …

Nov 16 2020

Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) today shared a recap of its Summit 20 Digital Connect conference, a digital reimagination of GHX's annual Summit conference, which for two decades has assembled hundreds of healthcare industry leaders from the provider, supplier, distributor and GPO communities to explore ways to create a more collaborative and resilient supply chain. During the event, which concluded on October 29, GHX also polled participants on their organizations’ readiness on critical issues…

Nov 02 2020

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) today announced Karen Conway, vice president, healthcare value, will be sharing her deep healthcare supply chain expertise as a speaker at three upcoming global events. These include the Global UDI and Master Data Forum (November 11-12); The Health Care Supply Association (HCSA) Reunite Conference (November 17-18); and the third Saving Lives Sustainably: Global Forum 2020 Sustainable Production in the Health Sector (November 18-19).

Conway is a widely reco…

Oct 20 2020

Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) LLC today announced it is collaborating with Mobile Health, a leading provider of employee screening and occupational health services, to provide Respirator Fit Tests (RFTs) across the U.S. as part of its Vendormate Credentialing solution. This collaboration is centered around simplifying access to Respirator Fit Testing to help protect vendor representatives while onsite at healthcare facilities. The GHX Mobile Health Vendor Testing Requisition website supports …

Oct 13 2020

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) today announced keynote speakers and session details for its GHX Summit LIVE event, the second part of its 2020 GHX Summit Digital Connect conference. Summit LIVE will take place from October 27 – 29 and will feature keynotes by GHX executives and recognized industry experts, virtual product meet ups, small group sessions on key industry topics, on-demand breakout sessions and 1:1 peer meetings. Conversations will focus on topics that are top of mind with he…

Oct 02 2020

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) today announced the company and its Chief Commercial Officer, Tina Murphy, have recently been honored by third party organizations for helping the healthcare industry navigate COVID-19 supply chain shortages, as well as for driving continued innovation and fostering greater diversity and inclusion.

"Tina is a passionate advocate for the power of diversity, a powerful role model for advancing GHX’s female employee base and an innovator who fearlessly steps i…

Sep 15 2020

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) today announced details of its GHX Summit 20 Digital Connect conference. GHX Summit 20 Digital Connect is a digital reimagination of GHX's annual Supply Chain Summit conference, which for the past two decades has assembled hundreds of healthcare industry leaders from the provider, supplier, distributor and GPO communities to explore ways to create a more collaborative and resilient supply chain that promotes better patient care and strategies for lowering th…

Aug 18 2020

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) today announced Karen Conway, Vice President of Healthcare Value, and Lumere Chief Medical Officer John Cherf, MD, MPH, MBA will lend their insights at two upcoming virtual healthcare supply chain industry events: the IDN Summit and Reverse Expo, August 25-27 and the Association for Health Care Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) AHRMM20+ Conference, September 22-October 8. GHX is a proud sponsor of both events and will also host virtual event booths…

Mar 30 2020

With cases of COVID-19 steadily rising throughout the United States, healthcare organizations are pressed to cope with a host of new challenges. In response, healthcare supply chain technology leader Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) has launched the COVID-19 Information Center to help organizations access the data and information needed to help serve patients and protect staff during the evolving pandemic.

“As the leading convener of providers and suppliers, GHX is in a unique position to …

Feb 19 2020

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) today recognized North America’s highest performing healthcare provider organizations with the release of its annual GHX “Best 50” supply chains in North America. The “Best 50” honorees stand out amongst North America’s premier hospitals for their ability to demonstrate improved operational performance and drive down costs through supply chain automation. The 2019 recipients will be honored at the 20th annual GHX Summit, April 27 - 29, 2020 at the Gaylord Na…

Jan 23 2020

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) today announced its Vice President of Healthcare Value, Karen Conway, and Data Science Lead, Bryan Loughry will be featured speakers at the 14th Annual Health Care Supply Chain Summit, taking place January 27-28 in New Orleans. Conway will present on how supply chain can support programs to manage population health.

The presentation, Managing Population Health: A Supply and Demand Challenge, will take place January 28 at 11:30 a.m. and will address:

  • How …
Jan 13 2020

Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) today announced it has acquired Chicago-based Lumere, a leading provider of evidence-based data and analytics solutions that enable healthcare organizations to build clinically integrated supply chains and optimize medication formulary management. The Lumere acquisition expands GHX’s growing portfolio of innovative solutions that help healthcare organizations run the new business of healthcare – one where payments for care delivery are increasingly tied to qualit…