Navigation Links
GHX Salutes 17 Healthcare Organizations That Use Its Technology for Inclusion on a Leading Analyst Firm's 2011 Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 List
Date:12/12/2011

LOUISVILLE, Colo., Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Seventeen of the 19 medical-surgical suppliers and healthcare providers ranked in the Gartner Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 for 2011 work with GHX to automate and optimize their supply chains and manage data quality, helping them achieve high-quality patient care at optimal economic cost. The number represents 89 percent of the medical-surgical suppliers and providers recognized by Gartner in the Top 25 ranking.

Healthcare organizations are chosen for inclusion on the annual list based on quantitative analysis across publicly available metrics as well as a qualitative assessment based on a poll of leading industry experts and Gartner analysts. Gartner said the goal of its research is to identify organizations that use their supply chains to improve the quality and cost of healthcare.

Among those recognized on Nov. 30 at the Gartner Healthcare Exchange 2011 in Short Hills, N.J., were:

  • Cardinal Health
  • Mercy
  • BD
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Owens & Minor
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Intermountain Healthcare
  • Abbott
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • AmerisourceBergen
  • Boston Scientific
  • McKesson
  • BJC HealthCare
  • Baxter
  • UPMC
  • Alcon
  • Kaiser Permanente

"The Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 ranking has been Gartner's mechanism to recognize excellence in the healthcare value chain, and the role it plays in enabling reduced cost and improved quality," Gartner said in its analysis. "Analyzing our list this year, we see a ranking that demonstrates the importance of maintaining focus on both internal excellence and external collaboration as the vehicles to drive industry wide change."

Bruce Johnson, president and CEO of GHX, said the Gartner report highlights the impact a community can have on improving the cost and quality of healthcare.

"The GHX Global Network, which connects more than 5,500 hospitals to the suppliers from which they purchase the majority of their supplies, has the power to make change faster," Johnson said. "It can move quickly to adopt new solutions, and our 17 customers recognized in Gartner's research have demonstrated the impact that can have."

About GHX

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) makes healthcare more efficient by delivering software and services that enable both healthcare providers and suppliers to increase efficiency, lower costs and provide better patient care. With the largest footprint in healthcare supply chain management, GHX connects more than 80 percent of licensed hospital beds at U.S. hospitals, as well as providers in Canada and Europe, with the suppliers from which they purchase the majority of their medical-surgical supplies. GHX is transforming today's linear healthcare supply chain into the industry's only Healthcare Supply Cloud(SM), providing 360-degree visibility into areas affecting both clinical and financial performance. Working with GHX, organizations can improve business processes, automate supply chain systems and collaborate to solve the tough challenges facing healthcare today. GHX is owned by members of the healthcare industry, including Abbott Exchange, Inc.; AmerisourceBergen Corp.; Baxter Healthcare Corp.; B. Braun Medical Inc.; BD; Boston Scientific Corp.; Cardinal Health, Inc.; Covidien; C.R. Bard, Inc.; Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.; GE Healthcare; HCA; Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc.; McKesson Corp.; Medtronic USA, Inc.; Owens & Minor; Premier, Inc.; Siemens; University HealthSystem Consortium; and VHA Inc.  For more information, visit www.ghx.com. Follow GHX on Twitter @GHX_LLC and on Facebook @GHX.

 

 


'/>"/>
SOURCE GHX
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Lung Cancer Alliance Salutes National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) for Its Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines
2. Lung Cancer Alliance Again Salutes NCI for its Now Published Work on Lung Cancer Screening Study Which Proved a 20 Percent Mortality Benefit for Those at Risk for Lung Cancer Using CT Scans
3. Alzheimers Association Salutes Advocate and Mountaineer Now Climbing Everest as Part of The 7 Summits Climb for Alzheimers
4. Biotechnology Salutes Americas Veterans; Innovations Continue to Offer Improved Treatment and Care of Combat Troops
5. Spring Creek Healthcare Systems Initiates Strategy to Partner and License DelRX Patents
6. Gen-Probe to Webcast Presentation at the Oppenheimer 22nd Annual Healthcare Conference
7. HeartWare to Present at the Oppenheimer 22nd Annual Healthcare Conference
8. OncoSec to Present at the 22nd Annual Oppenheimer Healthcare Conference
9. Arena Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Oppenheimer 22nd Annual Healthcare Conference
10. University Behavioral HealthCare Goes Live with Stockell Healthcare Systems InsightCS® Revenue Cycle Information Management System
11. Echo Therapeutics to Present at the Oppenheimer Healthcare Conference
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/28/2016)... 2016   Acsis , a leading provider of ... market research and advisory firm IDC has named it ... Worldwide Pharmaceutical Track and Trace Software 2016 Vendor Assessment ... assessment of the capabilities and business strategies of 10 ... Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160427/360791LOGO ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... April 28, 2016 New ... 2016" is a report that provides an overview ... R&D pipelines by identifying new targets and MOAs ... Company Profiles discussed in this H1 2016 Osteoarthritis ... Srl, AbbVie Inc., Abiogen Pharma S.p.A., Ablynx NV, ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... Avril 2016   ... +5% sur le trimestre, soutenu par une croissance ... Croissance de +16% des ventes aux hôpitaux ... Kea Technologies (Euronext : MKEA, FR0010609263 ; OTCQX : MKEAY), inventeur ... aujourd,hui son chiffre d,affaires pour le premier trimestre ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Our bodies are bombarded daily by environmental and ... with these stressors is to adopt a more healthful diet, but too many people ... a certified Holistic Nutritionist and the creator of the Newport Beach Cleanse and 14-Day ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... ... of our nation’s productivity, stability, even security. Most importantly, employees are the single ... Then why are American workers so unhappy? , Just under half of American ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... VA (PRWEB) , ... April 29, 2016 , ... ... with student loans more flexibility in repaying their loans, more information about their ... a time when total outstanding student loan debt, including federal and private loans, ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Coast Dental Fort Stewart ... at its new location in the Exchange Furniture Mall at 112 Vilseck Road in ... 50-inch Samsung Smart TV. Plus attendees will have the opportunity to meet general dentists ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... April 29, 2016 , ... Spine Team ... pain, is proud to announce one of their physicians has been invited to be ... Physicians (Texas ACOFP) Family Practice Review conference on April 30, 2016. , Dr. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):