Navigation Links
GHX WebConnect Fuels Healthcare Efficiency at 2012 Olympics
Date:8/1/2012

LOUISVILLE, Colo. and LONDON, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare supply chain leader Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) is contributing to the Summer Olympic Games in London this year. The London Organizing Committee of the Olympics and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) is using GHX WebConnect to shop and place its healthcare supplies throughout the seven week event.

GHX WebConnect is an online tool to create purchase orders and submit them electronically. And over the next six weeks, WebConnect is the hub for bandages, sutures, dressings and myriad of other medical supplies necessary for the more than 14,700 athletes, 21,000 media and 10.8 million ticket-holders at these Olympic and Paralympic Games.

"The Olympics are an uplifting symbol of the interconnectedness of the global community," said Bruce Johnson, president and CEO of GHX. "We are thrilled that GHX, with its Global Network of healthcare trading partners and the technology that allows them to transact accurately and efficiently, can contribute to the success and safety of the games." 

More than 5,900 provider and 10,900 supplier organizations are connected to the GHX Global Network – including approximately 42 percent of the acute care hospitals in England – to enable better patient care and billions in savings for the healthcare community. For the past eleven years GHX supply chain solutions have been deployed around the world to reduce the cost of doing business in healthcare with the mission to make it easier for GHX customers to drive cost and inefficiency out of their business processes. In the last few years, the company has eliminated more than $3B in healthcare expense.

About GHX

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX), a healthcare technology and services company, helps reduce the cost of doing business in healthcare by enabling better supply chain management. GHX makes it easier for hospitals, other healthcare providers and the suppliers that do business with them to drive cost and inefficiency out of their processes. Working with GHX, the healthcare organizations that make up the GHX Global Network are on track to save $5 billion by 2014—savings that can be invested in such things as hiring more nurses, providing care to uninsured children or developing new medical products. GHX is owned by organizations on both the buy and sell side of the healthcare supply chain, including some of the largest companies in the world. Find GHX on the Web, on Twitter @GHX_LLC and on Facebook @GHX.

About GHX Europe

GHX Europe was founded in 2001 in Brussels, Belgium. Since that time, GHX has grown into a market leader in Europe enabling hospitals and suppliers to conduct business with a greater number of their trading partners through a single exchange. GHX has become a collaborative community connected through a robust, reliable and scalable infrastructure where providers and suppliers can conduct business with one another electronically. Today, GHX delivers customers a wide range of offerings that drive better efficiency, reduce costs and improve operational performance. GHX Europe is headquartered in Brussels and has offices in Cambridge (UK), Frankfurt and Dusseldorf (Germany), Baar (Switzerland) and Barcelona (Spain). See here for more information: www.ghxeurope.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE GHX
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Hybrid Fuels, Inc. Announces Name Change to Nouveau Life Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
2. Clinical Trial at Evergreen Healthcare Shows Intestinal Gel Reduces Symptoms of Advanced Parkinsons Disease
3. Netsmarts Focus on Innovation to Help Health and Human Service Providers Span the Spectrum of Care in the Healthcare 3.0 Environment
4. Qmed, the Leading Global MedTech Industry Resource, Partners with Clarimed, to Provide the Medical Manufacturing and Healthcare Industry with FDA Reports on Adverse Events
5. Attendees Save Up To $800 on Global Healthcare Conferences in 2012 by Registering Through Global Information Inc.
6. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Deutsche Bank 37th Annual Healthcare Conference
7. Nearly 300 Medical Device, Healthcare Professionals Attend First National Conference on Value-driven Engineering
8. Varian Medical Systems and Siemens Healthcare Announce Global Collaboration to Advance Clinical Capabilities and Offerings in Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery
9. Med Ad News Honors Healthcare Communication Agencies at 23rd Annual Manny Awards
10. Quest Diagnostics Establishes Unique Healthcare Identifier to Improve Access to Vital Patient Health Information; 80 Million Patient IDs Created to Date
11. Evergreen Healthcare Foundation Gala Raises Nearly $1.1 Million to Benefit Breast Health Center
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/29/2016)... , April 29, 2016 Automation ... science laboratory due to the growing demands for productivity ... technology, contemporary automated systems are already adept of a ... slow, tedious and manual labor. Instrumentation continues to evolve, ... even conceivable just a few years ago. Originally used ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... April 28, 2016 ... George Phillips und Stephen Schmidt ... ArisGlobal®, ein führender Anbieter cloudbasierter ... heute bekannt, dass neue Führungskräfte zum Team ... sind, die vielfältige Erfahrungen mitbringen.  Dies wird ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... JERUSALEM , April 28, 2016 ... ), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of ... participate in the upcoming PIONEERS 2016 conference, presented by ... 5, 2016 in New York . ... overview at the conference. Presentation Details:   ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:4/30/2016)... Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) , ... April 30, 2016 ... ... non-profit organization, today announced RANKED Health , a program to critically evaluate ... A major goal of the program is to provide independent, unbiased and accurate ...
(Date:4/30/2016)... Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) , ... April 30, 2016 , ... ... USA Wrestling as they go for gold in Rio. Under the care of ... including two golds! , In an unprecedented showing, Maximized Living is sending the largest ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... 29, 2016 , ... Memorial Healthcare System Graduate Medical ... (ACGME) that it has received accreditation for its residency program on Physical Medicine ... that Memorial is currently pursuing, including Pediatrics and Internal Medicine. This accreditation allows ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... April 29, 2016 , ... ... advocating optimistic healthcare awareness and author of best seller "LOVE, MEDICINE and MIRACLES") ... Radio Monday, May 2, 2016 and podcasted thereafter . Dr. Bernie Siegel, ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Spine Team Texas, a comprehensive ... to announce one of their physicians has been invited to be a featured speaker ... Family Practice Review conference on April 30, 2016. , Dr. R. Scott McPherson, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):