The Healthcare Hub

The Healthcare Hub blog focuses on how greater collaboration and visibility across the supply chain can improve both clinical and financial performance in healthcare. Working with hospitals, manufacturers, distributors and group purchasing organizations (GPOs) in North America and Europe, GHX provides a global perspective on issues such as healthcare reform, standards adoption, automation, e-commerce and demand planning, among others.

Chris Luoma is vice president of Product Management at GHX. In his current role, Luoma leads the procure-to-pay, credentialing, and business intelligence product portfolio teams and has overall responsibility for the Vendormate subsidiary. Prior to joining Vendormate, Luoma served as director of Product Marketing for Bottomline Technologies, working with clients and market thought leaders to make payment and document-centric interactions between customers, suppliers, and employees more productive and efficient.

Prior to Bottomline Technologies, Luoma held a number of roles at Optio Software with a focus on helping healthcare organizations acquire and implement automated solutions for clinical and financial document management. Luoma came to Optio Software via the acquisition of a healthcare startup focused on electronic health records. With more than 16 years of experience in the health information technology industry, Luoma's responsibilities have spanned customer service, consulting, sales, strategy, product marketing and product management.

Luoma is a graduate of Duke University with a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering.