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GHX Health ConneXion(TM) Data Pool Gains Momentum as Healthcare Industry Moves Toward Standards Adoption
Date:10/15/2009

re joining the GHX Health ConneXion. They include Owens & Minor, a leading distributor of national name-brand medical and surgical supplies and a healthcare supply-chain management company.

"The Health ConneXion data pool offers Owens & Minor a cost-effective way to ensure that all our trading partners have access to the most accurate information about our products," said Rick Mears, senior vice president and chief information officer at Owens & Minor, Inc. "Implementation costs were not significant because we were able to leverage our existing connectivity to the GHX exchange. As more members of the healthcare industry join and actively work to synchronize data and adopt standards, we will begin to see benefits across the entire supply chain."

The GHX exchange connects a significant percentage of hospitals in North America and in Europe. In the U.S. alone, GHX connects hospitals representing more than 82 percent of the licensed beds with the suppliers from whom they purchase more than 90 percent of their medical-surgical supplies. Healthcare organizations not integrated to GHX can also participate in the Health ConneXion data pool as a standalone service.

Early adopters of the GHX Health ConneXion include:

  • Baxter Healthcare Corporation
  • Sisters of Mercy Health System/ROi
  • Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc.
  • DeKroyft-Metz & Co.
  • Novation
  • Seneca Medical
  • Aurora Health Care (Wisconsin)
  • The University of Kentucky HealthCare (UK)
  • University Hospital (Augusta, Ga.)
  • Alpha Source
  • The University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • Orlando Health
  • Waldo County General Hospital (Maine)

"GHX believes that expanded use of industry standards will enable greater visibility and collaboration in the healthcare supply chain," said MJ Wylie, director, Global Data Standardization. "That, in turn, w
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