GHX, a software-as-a-service company offering supply chain automation solutions for healthcare, and QAD Inc. (NASDAQ:QADA) (NASDAQ:QADB), a provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions and services, have successfully completed their first integration of a QAD ERP system user to the GHX electronic trading exchange, paving the way for other QAD system users to seamlessly transact business with their healthcare customers through GHX. In addition to supporting electronic procure-to-pay transactions, GHX also helps improve supply chain processes by maintaining and publishing critical, standardized data for efficient ordering.
The QAD Cloud ERP software is designed to meet the needs of worldwide Life Sciences customers in a variety of segments from medical devices to pharmaceuticals. The integration of QAD’s ERP solution with GHX provides the opportunity for QAD’s Life Sciences customers to transact electronically via QAD Cloud EDI with more than 4,100 North American-based provider organizations currently integrated with the GHX trading exchange.
“Integrating QAD Cloud ERP with GHX supports the needs of our Life Sciences customers as they work to streamline and improve business interactions with their provider customers,”said Dave Medina, vice president of Life Sciences, QAD. “GHX serves as a single EDI channel to the majority of provider organizations with which our customers transact business, eliminating the need for time consuming, complex and costly point-to-point EDI connections.”
“QAD Cloud EDI made our first customer integration simple, now we can easily bring other QAD Life Sciences customers live onto the Exchange,”said Paul Feicht, senior vice president, Customer Operations, GHX. “This opens the door for QAD customers to gain access to the GHX collaborative community and automate business transactions with their provider customers for greater efficiency and cost savings.”
Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) is driving costs out of healthcare by transforming the healthcare supply chain. Working with providers and suppliers, GHX is accelerating change by providing a faster, more efficient and collaborative supply chain that will take billions of dollars out of the cost of healthcare. For more information, visit www.ghx.com and The Healthcare Hub.
About QAD – The Effective Enterprise
QAD Inc. (NASDAQ: QADA) (NASDAQ: QADB) is a leading provider of enterprise software and services designed for global manufacturing companies. For more than 30 years, QAD has provided global manufacturing companies with QAD Enterprise Applications, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that supports operational requirements;including financials, manufacturing, demand and supply chain planning, customer management, business intelligence and business process management. QAD Enterprise Applications is offered in flexible deployment models as on-premise software, in the cloud with QAD Cloud ERP or in a blended environment. With QAD, customers and partners in the automotive, consumer products, food and beverage, high technology, industrial products and life sciences industries can better align daily operations with their strategic goals to meet their vision of becoming more Effective Enterprises.
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