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GHX Helps Berkshire Health System "Streamline Purchasing Beyond Belief"
Jill Wehry, purchasing agent, talks about how the GHX Procurement Suite solution and MEDITECH system work together seamlessly behind the scenes to make it easy for users to submit orders.
Champlain Health Works with GHX to Achieve $32 Million in Savings
John Martin, regional lead at Champlain Health Supply Services, talks about how his organization is on track to achieve $32 million in supply chain savings well before its 10-year goal (taped at the 2014 Supply Chain Summit).
GHX Ranking and Paving the Way to Best 50 Performance
Does your organization strive to be the best? Discover best practices used by GHX Best 50 Providers that tackle the challenges they encounter while identifying relevant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) related to ongoing e-commerce metrics tracking.
Where are you on the supply chain maturity curve?
Healthcare Providers, Take the Complexity Out of the Supply Chain
You’re the experts at delivering patient care. We’re the experts at optimizing the healthcare supply chain. Stay focused on what you do best. You can save up to 12 percent of your total supply chain costs by maximizing supply chain automation and accuracy with GHX.
How Leading Canadian Healthcare Organizations are Working with GHX Today
Canadian healthcare leaders share how they’re strategically working with GHX to cleanse and manage data, increase e-commerce capabilities, drive benchmark reporting, improve order efficiency, customer service and operational savings for the industry as a whole.
LA County Department of Health Services Realizes Cost Savings Across the Supply Chain
Jason Ginsburg, director, DHS Supply Chain Analytics, talks about how LA County Department of Health Services, one of the largest public health organizations in the U.S., uses GHX solutions to drive cost-saving initiatives.
Maximizing Transaction Automation in Your Organization
Learn how GHX Consulting can increase EDI volume through the GHX Exchange in 90 days. New to electronic invoices? That’s okay, we can help walk you through the process and navigate your MMIS to get you moving. No time to add more trading partners? We've got you covered.
The Item Master is the Center of the Universe at Medical University of South Carolina
Régine Honoré Villain, director of Supply Chain Management for Medical University of South Carolina, explains how her organization took control of its item master to meet standardization and cost savings initiatives and is using GHX NuVia.
Moving to a Consumption Model for Better Supply Chain Management
Curtis Dudley, vice president of Integrated Business Solutions at ROi, a health care supply chain company founded by Mercy Health System, discusses ROi’s unique supply chain model of “disintermediation,” which enables ROi to track the consumption of supplies in surgical procedures and better manage supplies.
GHX Requisitioning Tools Help HHC Track Spend and Lower Costs
Franco Sagliocca, director, Procurement Systems & Operations, discusses working with GHX Business Solutions on the rollout of GHX tools that are helping HHC track spend and provide approved content for requisitioners in the item master.
Optimizing Your Supply Chain Processes to Drive Efficiencies and Savings
Optimizing supply chain processes is a critical step to moving your supply chain to best-in-class. GHX offers services that can help you streamline your organization to help achieve savings and efficiency results. Learn about the services that GHX can provide!
Peace Health Successfully Centralizes Data with the NuVia Content Management Solution
Mike Rodman, manager Supply Chain Process and Data, explains how his team benefits from NuVia regularly because it enables them to normalize descriptions, identify duplicates in the system and troubleshoot them ahead of time.
Phoebe Putney Health System Achieves 99% Paper-Free Invoicing Through GHX OnDemand AP® Solution
Lisa Armstrong, Accounting Manager, discusses how GHX OnDemand AP® has helped Phoebe Putney drive greater efficiency, accuracy and visibility in the accounts payable (AP) department, enabling the organization to reduce AP staffing levels and capture approximately $300,000 in accruals that they had previously not found.
Plexxus Runs its Entire e-Commerce Business through the GHX Exchange
Don Cummer, account executive, talks about how Plexxus embarked on an ambitious project to add hundreds of suppliers to the GHX Exchange and improve its PO processes.
PROcure Healthcare Improves Efficiency and Proactivity Working with GHX
PROcure Healthcare sees reduced costs and improved operational efficiencies working with GHX and has a strategic plan to double the number of POs that go through the GHX Exchange and increase the number of MetaTrade and Integrated vendors. Scott Williston, Director of Hospital Operations and Logistics, talks about how his team is able to be more proactive on backorders and get visibility into pricing discrepancies through GHX CCXpert.
ROi Improves the Value of Its Item Master with NuVia
Sharon Serra, manager of Content Services, ROi, talks about how NuVia helps her organization manage content and provides ongoing data cleansing (taped at the 2013 Supply Chain Summit).
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center Keeps Data Up-to-Date and Accurate with NuVia
David Farrar, MMIS analyst, talks about the value of NuVia in helping his organization continually stay in sync with manufacturer and vendor item IDs and match up with contract pricing.
The Accountable Supply Chain Leader
As healthcare transitions from a system that rewards value not volume, the rules are changing; so, too, must its leaders. Learn how a supply chain mindset and the essential traits of those leading companies ranging from Tesla to Netflix can lead the way to accountable care.
Your Customers Advocate for eCommerce
GHX provider customers talk about the necessity of e-commerce. For providers and suppliers alike, working electronically helps save time and improve accuracy while lowering the overall cost of doing business.
User Driven Notifications – Better for You, Better for Your Business
Looking for a way to do your job better and more efficiently? The new GHX Alerts and Notifications application is here to help. During this session, we will explore why notifications are important to your business and the relevance they have to support your individual job roles and contributions.
Increasing Supplier Diversity to Drive Positive Economic Impact
Adopting a supplier diversity program is not only beneficial for supply chain, but also for the local community and beyond. Hear from Grady Health System on their approach to diverse purchasing including measuring and accountability, creating educational awareness internally and externally, and cultivating partnership development.
The new My Exchange is here – are you ready?
GHX is proud to welcome you to the new My Exchange. Alerts, notifications, real-time analytics, and collaboration tools. Some of the many reasons it’s time for your organization to transform your business with GHX.
Creating the Link to Connect the Entire End-to-End Supply Chain
Accurate, real-time catalog information contributes heavily to the success of end-to-end supply chain management. Data is everything, and it's critical to have aligned catalog, data and business processes. The outcome of this alignment is to move healthcare toward the "Perfect Order." Learn about the critical role the "Perfect Order" plays in delivering exceptional value to customers and the foundational elements of a highly connected, end-to-end supply chain leveraging higher degrees of automation and accuracy.
Reduce Inventory and Costs with Lowest Unit of Measure Distribution
Learn how Seattle Children's Hospital made significant sourcing and supply chain operational improvements by leveraging GHX tools with their low unit of measure Demand Flow delivery system. Demand Flow is a two-bin system that uses visual triggers to provide the right supplies, to the right place, at the right time, at the right cost. The previous state was an unreliable mixture of hoarded goods, disorganized carts, and extraneous clinical search time. Seattle Children's developed the program to remove the end user from the supply management business while optimizing sourcing and delivery operations to support a just-in-time system. This focus on standard work, automation and innovation has led to a true partnership between clinical staff and Seattle Children's Supply Chain.
Summit Series: The Bill-Only Quagmire
Due to the unique nature of the operating rooms, it is almost impossible to avoid the “Bill Only” purchases, especially for implant or orthopedic surgeries. The list of issues related to this unique spend goes on and on – calls for PO numbers so invoices can be generated, invoices with incorrect PO numbers, items not on the PO or incorrect prices. Montefiore Medical Center and Zimmer Biomet have teamed up to bring the industry an innovative solution for managing this workflow.
Ten Traits of the Best Supply Chains
How does a healthcare organization identify and integrate a supply chain best practice? Drawing on evidence from extended research into what supply chain leaders are doing globally, this session looks at specific ways to enhance healthcare supply chain efforts, including how four premises must be understood and applied in a focused environment based on mutually desired end results.
Understanding Key Supply Chain Metrics (and Most Importantly, What To Do With Them!)
What key metrics are critical to the healthcare supply chain? Hear how UCSF Medical Center and Professional Hospital Supply worked together to drive down costs by identifying key performance indicators, meaningful metrics and actions. Take a deep dive into the key measurements, goal setting and actions plans that aided their success. Business intelligence is helping UCSF improve visibility and decision-making; learn how they worked cross-departmentally to tackle supply chain challenges with back-to-basics solutions.
Adventist HealthCare Maximizes Use of GHX Solutions to Increase Automation, Visibility and Contract Compliance
Adventist HealthCare launched a supply chain transformation initiative in partnership with GHX to increase business process automation, contract compliance and visibility into order status, achieving a 78% increase in electronic trading partners, a 77% decrease in contract price exceptions and a 25% increase in contract matches.
Bayhealth Drives Greater Efficiency and Accuracy to Supply Chain, Financial and Clinical
A three-page case study describing how Bayhealth is using our content and contract management solutions to drive greater efficiency and accuracy throughout supply chain, financial and clinical processes.
Berkshire Health Systems Gets Control of Non-File and Off-Contract Purchases with Paperless Requisitioning
After adding GHX Procurement Suite to its GHX solution set, Berkshire achieved a 99% paperless requisitioning process for non-file and off-contract purchases, enabling the organization to gain visibility across all of its supply spend, avoid maverick purchases and increase contract compliance.
BJC GS1 Standards Implementation Case Study
BJC successfully worked with GHX and GS1 Healthcare US to implement use of global industry standards in business transactions with suppliers and other healthcare trading partners. Today, BJC is using GLNs in all of its purchase orders transmitted through the GHX Exchange and is prepared to transact with GTINs as its vendors enumerate their products with this standard.
Champlain Health Supply Services Collaborates to Achieve Supply Chain Savings
Using GHX consulting services and products, Champlain Health Supply Services (CHSS) transformed its supply chain, putting it on track to meet a goal to achieve $32 million in supply chain cost savings over a 10-year period.
Chesapeake Regional Medical Center Reduces Exceptions and Achieves Hard-Dollar Savings through Automated Contract Management
Chesapeake Regional Medical Center implemented GHX CCXpert to help automate management processes for GPO and supplier contracts, enabling the organization to increase contract compliance, reduce discrepancies and take advantage of early-pay discounts for hard-dollar savings.
Community Medical Centers’ Content and Contract Management Strategies Drive Greater Compliance, Efficiency and Savings
A three-page case study demonstrating how Community Medical Centers (CMC), the region’s largest health care provider and private employer in Fresno, utilizes GHX content management and contracting solutions to drive compliance, efficiency and savings to their supply chain operations.
Automated Contract Management Helps Doctors Community Hospital Gain Visibility and Reduce Exceptions
Doctors Community Hospital grew GHX Exchange utilization and implemented automated contract management for improved visibility and efficiencies, resulting in close to $100,000 in hard-dollar savings in two months and a more strategic role for the Materials Management team.
Data Integrity, Visibility and Collaboration Enable Hackensack University Medical Center to Control Spend
HUMC's approach to cost containment in its procure-to-pay processes included new technology, process changes and an effort to drive collaboration among clinicians, departments, its GPO and suppliers.
INTEGRIS Leverages GHX Content and Contract Management Solutions to Achieve an Estimated $3M in Annual Savings
Integris engaged with GHX on a master data management and contract management strategy to improve item master data quality and better leverage its negotiated contract prices for product purchases. They achieved an estimated $3M in annual savings through better contract compliance and lower non-file spend, driving down price exceptions by 25 percent and contract exceptions by 65 percent.
Content and Contract Management Strategy Drives $1M+ in Savings for Medical University of South Carolina
Medical University of South Carolina implemented an automated content management solution to establish and maintain item master data integrity and embarked on a concerted effort to increase business process automation and contract compliance, achieving $1 million in cost avoidance, and $370,000 in savings related to contract and tier price compliance in less than 12 months.
New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation Transforms Supply Chain
Using GHX consulting services and products, HHC transformed its supply chain into a strategic asset, cutting costs, improving operational performance, and achieving a $14 million annual savings goal.
Northern Arizona Healthcare Generates Significant Savings Through GHX Contract and Content Management Solutions
With the belief that paying any price for a product other than what has been negotiated with the supplier is a disservice to its customers, the supply chain team at Northern Arizona Healthcare (NAH) engaged in a collaborative effort with its group purchasing organization (GPO), main distributor and GHX to improve contract compliance and order accuracy through process improvements and price validation using GHX solutions. This collaboration enabled the organization to achieve $450,000 in cost avoidance through correct pricing at the point of purchase, an estimated $25,000 in annual savings from DSO reduction, and an additional $132,000 in savings from price change validation.
Onslow Memorial Hospital Identifies Nearly $150,000 in Potential Savings with Help of GHX Consulting Services
A two-page case study describing how Onslow Memorial Hospital leveraged GHX consultants to help them optimize use of our CCXpert and Metatrade solutions. As a result, it identified a potential savings of $150,000 within their supply chain operation.
Platte Valley Medical Center Improves Accuracy and Timeliness of Revenue Capture
Platte Valley Medical Center implemented an automated content management solution to cleanse item master data, enrich it with HCPCS codes and UNSPSC, and maintain data integrity over time, driving greater accuracy and efficiency in the patient billing process with improved revenue capture on $1.2 million in reimbursable medical-surgical supply items.
Automated Content and Contract Management Drives Greater Savings for Saint Francis
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center implemented automated content and contract management solutions to establish and maintain item master data integrity, resulting in an 87% reduction in non-file spend (from $33M to $4.3M), increased contract compliance and greater process efficiency.
Seattle Children’s Hospital Maximizes Use of GHX Solutions to Drive Continuous Performance Improvement
In this case study learn how Seattle Children’s Hospital used the GHX Exchange, MetaTrade and CCXpert to improve operational performance and drive down costs through supply chain automation. Seattle Children’s Hospital received the GHXcellence Award for Healthcare Provider of the Year for small to medium hospitals at the 2016 GHX Summit.
Accurate, Enriched Item Data Drives Desired Results
TransForm worked with GHX to significantly increase its volume of EDI transactions, growing its number of electronic trading partners by 275 percent and transacting 90 percent of medical-surgical purchase order (PO) volume (80% of total POs) through the GHX Exchange.
UMC Health System Leverages GHX Services to Generate $418,000 in Contract Savings
UMC Health System engaged GHX Consulting and Managed Services teams in a strategic effort to increase contract compliance, saving the organization $418,000. Additionally, UMC reduced price exceptions, increased contract compliance rates, identified key performance indicators (KPIs) for ongoing tracking and performance improvement, and more.
Supply Chain Automation and Standardization Drive Greater Efficiency and Hard Dollar Savings for Vanguard Health Systems
Vanguard Health Systems achieved greater control over and visibility into its procure-to-pay process throughout its 28 member hospitals, expanded its electronic trading partner base by 315%, and improved contract management with more than 75% of on-contract orders matched to a firm price list, resulting in about $800K in annualized savings.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Cuts Costs and Gains Efficiencies Through Content and Contract Management Strategy
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has improved its operational and financial performance by leveraging automated content and contract management solutions, which are significantly increasing on-file and on-contract purchases while streamlining previously labor-intensive, manual processes.
HSHS Drives On-File and On-Contract Spend with Procurement Suite
HSHS automated its content and contract management processes using GHX solutions to achieve more on-file and on-contract purchases and with more visibility into overall supply spend. HSHS rose to a 77% contract compliance rate in overall spend and applied UNSPSC to nearly 95% of contracted items. These accomplishments are maintained with only one FTE compared to an industry average of 5 to 6.
Driving Transformation in the Healthcare Supply Chain
In this 8-page white paper, learn how industry-leading healthcare systems view their supply chain as a strategic asset that can help them meet operational, clinical and financial imperatives. This paper examines supply chain transformation in four organizations: New York City Health and Hospitals Corp, Cleveland Clinic, Hospital Sisters Health System, and Champlain Health Supply Services.
GS1 Global Data Standards Implementation Plan from Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (FMOLHS)
This GS1 Standards Master Process Implementation Plan, created by FMOLHS, is a detailed roadmap guiding health systems through the implementation of GS1 Data Standards. This comprehensive step-by-step plan clarifies the activities and tasks associated with GS1 Global Data Standards implementation, including the development of new processes or re-engineering of existing processes.
Helping Small Hospitals Succeed
This paper describes how small hospitals can use GHX Exchange Services to achieve hard dollar savings, avoid unnecessary costs and improve productivity.
Why the Item Master Is the Center of Your Universe
While the item master should be the single source of truth for product and pricing data, most provider organizations struggle with inaccurate, outdated and erroneous information. This 11-page white paper looks at organizations that are getting down to the root of these issues and implementing master data management strategies aimed at not only cleaning up their item masters but also maintaining integrity over time through data synchronization and automation.
Moving to GLNs #1 -- Multiple Account Numbers for the Same Location
One of the primary advantages of moving to GLNs is that healthcare providers will no longer have to manage multiple account numbers from their various suppliers for the same location.
Moving to GLNs #2 -- GLN Best Practices for Providers
This white paper outlines the steps that providers must take to successfully transact with GLNs on the GHX exchange.
Moving to GLNs #3 -- GLN Best Practices for Suppliers
This white paper outlines the steps suppliers must take in order to transact successfully with GLNs and fulfill the requirements of their GPO partners.
Moving to GLNs #4 -- Technologies to Support the Transition for Providers
This paper presents questions that providers and their technology vendors must ask to determine if their MMIS and ERP systems are capable of transacting with GLNs.
Procurement Optimization: A Holistic Approach
This 8-page white paper provides a perspective on procurement in today’s healthcare environment, and suggests some guidelines for how to use technology, people and processes to optimize procurement.
Reducing Cost-to-Serve in Healthcare
This 7-page white paper explores specific activities that increase Cost-to-Serve in healthcare and presents ways in which providers and suppliers can enact change today to increase value and reduce costs through collaboration, citing specific examples from leading provider and supplier organizations.
Strategies for Healthcare Supply Chain Collaboration
This 12-page white paper examines ways healthcare providers and suppliers are cutting costs, reducing waste and enhancing operational performance through collaboration within their own organizations and with their trading partners.
Applying Supply Chain Best Practices from Other Industries to Healthcare
This 8-page white paper explores which supply chain practices from other industries can be adapted to the needs of healthcare. Includes perspectives from healthcare executives on how to put these concepts into practice.
Advanced Order Manager
Two-page brochure provides an overview of GHX Advanced Order Manager, which enables healthcare providers to get the right implant, at the right price, at the right time by reducing process inefficiencies and increasing transactional accuracy.
Exchange Enterprise
To progressively influence supply chain performance you need robust workflow management tools, compliance insights, business intelligence and contract validation. Exchange Enterprise is the comprehensive solution suite that delivers in each of these areas with greater efficiency and expanded analytics.
Mergers & Acquisitions Integration Services
Two-page brochure gives an overview of how GHX Merger & Acquisition Services can help providers mitigate risk, extend their e-commerce capabilities and transform processes while they stay focused on their core business.
MetaTrade
Two-page brochure provides an overview of the features and benefits of MetaTrade, including how it enables healthcare providers to order electronically from suppliers who are not yet connected to GHX.
Connecting and Collaborating to Deliver Real Value
My Exchange is the order management solution that connects you to over 600 suppliers through a single EDI connection. Efficiency and cost savings are achieved with quick access to real time data and enhanced visibility across all business processes. My Exchange drives supply chain performance and reinforces good trading partner relationships.
POA Managed Service
Streamline order processing with a holistic view of purchase order acknowledgments. POA Managed Service provides an electronic view within the My Exchange dashboard of all POAs received whether through email, fax or phone.
Trading Partner Acceleration
Two-page brochure provides an overview of the features and benefits of Trading Partner Acceleration, a service that helps organizations quickly and efficiently onboard a large number of vendors to trade electronically—while their staff stays focused on core business functions and value-added activities
INFOGRAPHIC: The Forrester Total Economic Impact of the GHX Platform for a Provider
Infographic that highlights the key Provider metrics from the Forrester Consulting Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study of the GHX Platform
CASE STUDY: The Total Economic Impact of the GHX Platform
Cost savings and business benefits enabled by the GHX platform for a healthcare provider and a healthcare manufacturer

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