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.

Steve Cochran is a senior executive with more than 20 years of successful enterprise technology, M&A, product marketing and operational execution experience in a range of organizations. As chief technology officer, Cochran’s expertise in technology and business strategy, as well as product development and deployment is invaluable as he leads a team of global product architects, development, quality, program management and operations professionals.

Prior to joining GHX Cochran was vice president, Global Product Management at GXS, an enterprise B2B integration as a service provider where he lead the product strategy and direction for GXS’s enterprise cloud services and software product offerings. Before its acquisition by GXS, Cochran was CTO at Inovis where he oversaw the modernization of the company’s cloud services platform that provided enterprise architects and CIOs with a scalable and efficient way to manage their communities of trading partners, leverage cloud-based B2B applications and to better focus on their core business.

Additionally, Cochran was Group Vice President at Adaptec where he worked in the data protection and enterprise storage controller division. He has also worked for such industry luminaries as Lockheed Martin and General Electric.

Cochran received an MBA from Rollins College, Crummer Graduate School of Business in Florida and a BSEE from the University of Kentucky.