provider / Data Management
Ranking and Paving the Way to Best 50 Performance
Does your organization strive to be the best? Discover best practices used by GHX Best 50 Providers that tackle the challenges they encounter while identifying relevant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) related to ongoing e-commerce metrics tracking.
Leading Healthcare Organizations Strategically Align with GHX for Continuous Improvement
Healthcare leaders share how the critical need for accurate data and a source of truth is found through working strategically with GHX drives improved order efficiency, customer service and operational savings for the industry as a whole.
Mining Supply Data for Better Costs, Quality and Outcomes
Joe Dudas, Mayo Clinic, and Joe Drozda Jr. MD, Mercy Health, supply chain and clinical leaders, discuss how a broader and more integrated view of product attributes can help providers and suppliers design, market, source, track and research which products deliver the best value for patient care.
Moving to a Consumption Model for Better Supply Chain Management
Curtis Dudley, vice president of Integrated Business Solutions at ROi, a health care supply chain company founded by Mercy Health System, discusses ROi’s unique supply chain model of “disintermediation,” which enables ROi to track the consumption of supplies in surgical procedures and better manage supplies.
Talking the Same Language — Standards Adoption
Covers the importance of data standards in the healthcare supply chain, addressing the problems they solve in the community, their ability to remove friction, and the gains in efficiency they promote.
Aligning Item Master to Charge Master
As more and more hospitals begin to discover the benefits of coordinating efforts between supply chain and revenue cycle departments, both in terms of revenue generation and overall efficiencies, even more organizations have yet to identify the true benefit of aligning completely disparate functions in a hospital environment. NuVia, a content cleansing solution, not only assists in “building the bridge” between the item master (IM) and charge description master, it also helps to initiate an invaluable discussion with an immediate impact on cost savings, revenue generation and development of a more cohesive work environment.
Improving Data Accuracy
GHX Customer, Hunter Chandler (Director of Supply Chain Information Systems at Wake Forest Baptist Health) articulates the importance and the practice of identifying where costs are changing in healthcare supply chain using data intelligence.
Summit Series: Living in a (Regulated) World
UDI, GTIN, GUDID, GDSN…what’s the difference, what’s the relationship and more importantly, how can manufacturers and providers share and use product data for different purposes: clinical, financial and operational? The reality is, we live in a highly regulated healthcare environment with a need for accurate product data and attributes depending upon the purpose, coupled with challenges in both access and consumption. This webinar will help clear up confusion about the various regulatory and commercial standards and requirements, while exploring best practices in sharing and incorporating data into systems and processes.
Summit Series: The Bill-Only Quagmire
Due to the unique nature of the operating rooms, it is almost impossible to avoid the “Bill Only” purchases, especially for implant or orthopedic surgeries. The list of issues related to this unique spend goes on and on – calls for PO numbers so invoices can be generated, invoices with incorrect PO numbers, items not on the PO or incorrect prices. Montefiore Medical Center and Zimmer Biomet have teamed up to bring the industry an innovative solution for managing this workflow.
Bayhealth Drives Greater Efficiency and Accuracy to Supply Chain, Financial and Clinical
A three-page case study describing how Bayhealth is using our content and contract management solutions to drive greater efficiency and accuracy throughout supply chain, financial and clinical processes.
Berkshire Health Systems Gets Control of Non-File and Off-Contract Purchases with Paperless Requisitioning
After adding GHX Procurement Suite to its GHX solution set, Berkshire achieved a 99% paperless requisitioning process for non-file and off-contract purchases, enabling the organization to gain visibility across all of its supply spend, avoid maverick purchases and increase contract compliance.
BJC GS1 Standards Implementation Case Study
BJC successfully worked with GHX and GS1 Healthcare US to implement use of global industry standards in business transactions with suppliers and other healthcare trading partners. Today, BJC is using GLNs in all of its purchase orders transmitted through the GHX Exchange and is prepared to transact with GTINs as its vendors enumerate their products with this standard.
Community Medical Centers’ Content and Contract Management Strategies Drive Greater Compliance, Efficiency and Savings
A three-page case study demonstrating how Community Medical Centers (CMC), the region’s largest health care provider and private employer in Fresno, utilizes GHX content management and contracting solutions to drive compliance, efficiency and savings to their supply chain operations.
Capture up to 95% of Case Charges in EHR with Clinical ConneXion
Learn how this Louisiana health system virtually eliminated manual entry of commonly used supplies in the EHR, increased charge capture and revenue, and significantly improved clinician supply documentation at the point of care.
Data Integrity, Visibility and Collaboration Enable Hackensack University Medical Center to Control Spend
HUMC's approach to cost containment in its procure-to-pay processes included new technology, process changes and an effort to drive collaboration among clinicians, departments, its GPO and suppliers.
HSHS Drives On-File and On-Contract Spend with Procurement Suite
HSHS automated its content and contract management processes using GHX solutions to achieve more on-file and on-contract purchases and with more visibility into overall supply spend. HSHS rose to a 77% contract compliance rate in overall spend and applied UNSPSC to nearly 95% of contracted items. These accomplishments are maintained with only one FTE compared to an industry average of 5 to 6.
INTEGRIS Leverages GHX Content and Contract Management Solutions to Achieve an Estimated $3M in Annual Savings
Integris engaged with GHX on a master data management and contract management strategy to improve item master data quality and better leverage its negotiated contract prices for product purchases. They achieved an estimated $3M in annual savings through better contract compliance and lower non-file spend, driving down price exceptions by 25 percent and contract exceptions by 65 percent.
Content and Contract Management Strategy Drives $1M+ in Savings for Medical University of South Carolina
Medical University of South Carolina implemented an automated content management solution to establish and maintain item master data integrity and embarked on a concerted effort to increase business process automation and contract compliance, achieving $1 million in cost avoidance, and $370,000 in savings related to contract and tier price compliance in less than 12 months.
New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation Transforms Supply Chain
Using GHX consulting services and products, HHC transformed its supply chain into a strategic asset, cutting costs, improving operational performance, and achieving a $14 million annual savings goal.
Northern Arizona Healthcare Generates Significant Savings Through GHX Contract and Content Management Solutions
With the belief that paying any price for a product other than what has been negotiated with the supplier is a disservice to its customers, the supply chain team at Northern Arizona Healthcare (NAH) engaged in a collaborative effort with its group purchasing organization (GPO), main distributor and GHX to improve contract compliance and order accuracy through process improvements and price validation using GHX solutions. This collaboration enabled the organization to achieve $450,000 in cost avoidance through correct pricing at the point of purchase, an estimated $25,000 in annual savings from DSO reduction, and an additional $132,000 in savings from price change validation.
Platte Valley Medical Center Improves Accuracy and Timeliness of Revenue Capture
Platte Valley Medical Center implemented an automated content management solution to cleanse item master data, enrich it with HCPCS codes and UNSPSC, and maintain data integrity over time, driving greater accuracy and efficiency in the patient billing process with improved revenue capture on $1.2 million in reimbursable medical-surgical supply items.
Automated Content and Contract Management Drives Greater Savings for Saint Francis
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center implemented automated content and contract management solutions to establish and maintain item master data integrity, resulting in an 87% reduction in non-file spend (from $33M to $4.3M), increased contract compliance and greater process efficiency.
Southeast Alabama Medical Center Improves Order Accuracy and Contract Compliance
GHX supported SAMC's conversion to a new Paragon ERP system and helped transform supply chain processes through a suite of GHX solutions. This helped SAMC increase electronic PO and invoice volume, improve contract pricing accuracy, and gain greater visibility into and control over its procure-to-pay process.
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Takes Proactive Approach to Contract Management
GHX Business Solutions helped Torrance Memorial align its purchase order-related spend to its GPO contracts, ensuring that they knew the contract and the pricing tier they were accessing.
Accurate, Enriched Item Data Drives Desired Results
TransForm worked with GHX to significantly increase its volume of EDI transactions, growing its number of electronic trading partners by 275 percent and transacting 90 percent of medical-surgical purchase order (PO) volume (80% of total POs) through the GHX Exchange.
UMC Health System Leverages GHX Services to Generate $418,000 in Contract Savings
UMC Health System engaged GHX Consulting and Managed Services teams in a strategic effort to increase contract compliance, saving the organization $418,000. Additionally, UMC reduced price exceptions, increased contract compliance rates, identified key performance indicators (KPIs) for ongoing tracking and performance improvement, and more.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Cuts Costs and Gains Efficiencies Through Content and Contract Management Strategy
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has improved its operational and financial performance by leveraging automated content and contract management solutions, which are significantly increasing on-file and on-contract purchases while streamlining previously labor-intensive, manual processes.
Clean Item Master Data is Critical to Value Analysis Efforts
Hospitals are investing more in value analysis activities as the U.S. healthcare market shifts from volume-based to value-based care. The item master can serve as the source of truth for product data used in value analysis efforts but only if the information contained within is accurate, complete and timely.
Gaining Control of Your Hospital's Fastest Growing Operating Expense
This 7-page white paper explores methods for improving an organization’s contract management performance through automation and process and resource optimization.
Procurement Optimization: A Holistic Approach
This 8-page white paper provides a perspective on procurement in today’s healthcare environment, and suggests some guidelines for how to use technology, people and processes to optimize procurement.
Reducing Cost-to-Serve in Healthcare
This 7-page white paper explores specific activities that increase Cost-to-Serve in healthcare and presents ways in which providers and suppliers can enact change today to increase value and reduce costs through collaboration, citing specific examples from leading provider and supplier organizations.
Driving EHR Value with Clean Item Master Data
EHRs can help drive revenue growth and improve reimbursements by helping providers deliver more effective patient care -- but only with quality data feeds.
Good Data Drives Financial and Operational Performance
By cleaning up the item master and maintaining data integrity over time, organizations are turning previously "bad data" into business-critical information that drives greater financial and operational performance.
Why is healthcare data so difficult to manage?
The complexity of healthcare supply chain data, its standardization and its constant churn present an insurmountable task for most provider organizations. Here explore the unique factors that make healthcare data so difficult to manage and how some forward thinking organizations are overcoming the challenges.
Master Data Management Strategy Best Practices
Many healthcare organizations would like to implement a master data management strategy to clean up their item masters, gain visibility into their purchase history and take control of future purchases but don’t know where to start. Here is a roadmap to a successful master data management strategy, featuring best practices from four organizations that have implemented a strategy and are reaping the benefits.
Manage Supply Chain Data from Supplier to Patient
The complex healthcare environment requires a robust solution going beyond item master maintenance and data cleansing. NuVia offers a new way to manage supply chain data and helps you improve data accuracy, control spend, increase contract compliance and even impact reimbursement revenue.
Clinical ConneXion℠
Quality data sourced from GHX's market-leading content repository is available to clinical teams at the point of use with Clinical ConneXion. One-time supplies and missed charges are reduced, along with clinician frustration, and patient records are more complete.
INFOGRAPHIC: The Forrester Total Economic Impact of the GHX Platform for a Provider
Infographic that highlights the key Provider metrics from the Forrester Consulting Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study of the GHX Platform
CASE STUDY: The Total Economic Impact of the GHX Platform
Cost savings and business benefits enabled by the GHX platform for a healthcare provider and a healthcare manufacturer based on the Forrester Total Economic Impact model.
Item Data and Clinical Data Challenges
Health systems can't afford to miss charges. The item data needed in the EHR to support clinical areas is much greater than what is considered best practice for item master management. Clinical ConneXion bridges the gap between supply chain data and clinical needs in the EHR.
Do you suffer from data paralysis?
Hundreds of healthcare organizations across the country are suffering from an undiagnosed epidemic: data paralysis. Inaccurate or incomplete item master data can cause even the healthiest teams to experience poor visibility into payments, confusion, and an inability to make strategic decisions.