Navigation Links
GHX Spotlights Supply Chain Role in Reducing Costs and Improving Patient Care at the AHRMM11 Annual Conference
Date:8/5/2011

LOUISVILLE, Colo., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Three healthcare supply chain experts will showcase best practices for managing what has become the fastest-growing operating expense for hospitals—supply chain costs—at the GHX booth during the AHRMM11 Annual Conference.

"The healthcare supply chain is taking on a more strategic role in hospitals across the country, not only to reduce operating costs but also to provide data visibility that can dramatically impact our ability to deliver quality patient care," says Karen Conway, the head of Industry Relations for GHX. "We are proud to present programming that complements AHRMM's ongoing education and advocacy efforts to raise the stature of the supply chain in healthcare."

The GHX booth, #507, will feature the following 20-minute theater-style presentations between 1:15 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. on Aug. 8 and between 9:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. on Aug. 9:

  • "Supply Chain Best Practices: Lessons from Outside Healthcare," by Karen Conway, director of Industry Relations, GHX (Aug. 8, 1:45 p.m. and Aug. 9, 9.45 a.m.). Attendees of this session will receive a newly published white paper, "Applying Supply Chain Best Practices from Other Industries to Healthcare"
  • "The Clinical Value of Unique Device Identifiers," by Natalia Wilson, M.D., MPH, co-director Health Sector Supply Chain Research Consortium, Arizona State University (Aug. 8, 2:30 p.m. and Aug 9, 10:30 a.m.)
  • "Accelerated Trading Partnerships: Faster Savings," by Josh Skiba, Exchange Services Product Management, GHX (Aug. 8, 3:15 p.m. and Aug. 9, 11:15 a.m.)

In a separate Learning Lab breakout session on Aug. 10, healthcare provider Rebecca LaGrange of Saratoga Hospital will share her perspectives on achieving touchless invoice processing and reducing costs in the process. LaGrange, a systems analyst, will present at 9:30 a.m. EDT, focusing on the role of accounts payable management in cost savings. Her presentation will detail how Saratoga worked with GHX to automate 100 percent of its purchase order-based invoices and reduce the exception rate in its materials management system from 15-20 percent to zero.

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. Vystar® Corporation Spotlights Advantages of Vytex® NRL at the 13th Annual International Latex Conference
2. Varian Medical Systems Spotlights Fully Integrated Intensity Modulated Proton Therapy at PTCOG 2011 Meeting
3. Varian Medical Systems Spotlights Advanced Radiosurgery Systems at ISRS Congress in Paris, May 8-12
4. PCMA: Anti-Fraud Group Spotlights Policies that Promote Health Care Fraud and Abuse
5. New Monograph Spotlights Urgent Need for Congress to Get Neurotoxins and Other Poisons Out of Vaccines
6. Varian Medical Systems Spotlights TrueBeam Treatment System for First Time in Europe at ESTRO 2010, September 12-16, Barcelona
7. Total Federal Grant Funds for Indiana Health Information Technology Efforts Climb to Nearly $50 Million; Latest $16 Million Installment Spotlights Indiana Health Information Exchange in Delivering Higher Quality and Higher Value Healthcare Through M
8. Novocure Announces Long-Term Supply Agreement With ITT Corporation for Ceramic Sensor Technology
9. Vantage Health South African Subsidiary Negotiates Supply Agreement With Major South African Retail Group
10. I-Flow Corporation Enters into Exclusive Government Distribution Agreement With Buffalo Supply, Inc.
11. Scottish Executive Awards Varian Medical Systems Major Contract to Supply Advanced Radiotherapy Equipment to Scotlands Five Cancer Centers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/24/2017)... 24, 2017 Research and Markets has ... U.S.: Consumer Strategies" report to their offering. ... Pain Management ... and treat their physical pain, emphasizing consumer survey analysis, including ... sufferers and adults who have selected illnesses/conditions strongly associated with ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... FinancialBuzz.com News Commentary  ... According to new data published Arcview ... legal cannabis market is projected to continue to grow at ... the current presidential administration. The report created by Arcview,s data ... growth in this industry are the passage and subsequent implementation ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... A ReportsnReports.com report says, over the recent years, global ... sales of Adcetris and Kadcyla have been witnessing rapid growth after ... is driven by large number of ADC drugs in pipeline, rise ... ADCs. ... Tables and 94 Figures, 10 Major Company Profiles, spread across 154 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... Mediaplanet today announces ... on the current obstacles facing infection prevention and offer strategies for the health ... these infections. , The print component of “Fighting Infection” is distributed within ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... ... The Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) has named the nine winners ... year, are among the most prestigious in radiology marketing because a panel of radiology ... recognize achievements in both large budget (over $5,000) and small budget (under $5,000) campaigns. ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... The iaedp Foundation, the premier ... professionals caring for those suffering from the full spectrum of disordered eating, announced today ... disorders professionals from nearly all 50 states and several countries converged on the Green ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... In ... innovative EcoQube Frame vertical micro-veggies garden on Kickstarter . Surpassing the $100,000 ... – with nearly 2,000 consumers (and counting) already backing the campaign. , ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... 24, 2017 , ... On June 9, 2017, Cassie Springer ... seminar in Chicago, Illinois. She will present on: , Filing Benefit Claims—Responding ... ERISA involve claims for long-term disability benefits. This session will address the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):