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GUDID and GDSN - A Non-standard Deviation
Healthcare Purchasing News
August 2014
It’s D-Day, or I should say G-U-D-I-D Day, soon for manufacturers of class III medical devices that must be in compliance with the FDA’s Unique Device Identification (UDI) Rule as of September 24. Similar deadlines fall next year for all implantables and other life-saving and life-sustaining products regardless of class, in 2016 for Class II devices and in 2018 for non-exempt Class I products.

 

   

 

Let's Make the e-Procurement Vision an NHS Reality
Health Service Journal
August 2014
Ed Palferman at Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) explains how the use of technology will be a step toward a successful NHS procurement system.

 

   

 

GHX Secures $5B in Supply Savings over Past 5 Years
Becker’s Hospital Review
August 2014
Louisville, Colo.-based GHX, a healthcare supply chain technology company, reports saving $5 billion in supply chain savings for the North American healthcare market over the past five years.

 

   

 

GHX Surpasses $5 Billion in Healthcare Savings
Healthcare Matters
August 2014
GHX and its supplier and provider customers have successfully accomplished the goal they set nearly five years ago – to secure $5 billion in supply chain savings for the North American healthcare market. This milestone marks the achievement of the company’s “5-in-5”goal, a commitment made in January 2010 to take $5 billion out of the cost of healthcare. - See more at: http://hcmatters.com/2014/08/ghx-surpasses-5-billion-healthcare-savings/#sthash.MYummR2D.dpuf

 

   

 

10 Ways to Reduce Healthcare Supply Chain Costs for Providers
HIT Consultant
August 2014
GHX outlines a list of documented opportunities to reduce supply costs healthcare supply chain costs for providers.

 

   

 

UDI--A Nonstandardized Test for Manufacturers
Medical Design Technology
August 2014
UDI compliance requires not only labeling products with UDI compliant codes, but also submitting additional product data to an FDA Global UDI Database (GUDID). Challenges often result from trying to implement a regulatory requirement that touches nearly every aspect of their business, from manufacturing to customer service.

 

   

 

The ACA's Impact on the Healthcare Supply Chain
MHI Solutions
July 2014

 

   

 

OR Implants and the Case for Supply Chain Automation
Becker's Hospital Review
June 2014
In an industry using surgical robots and ultraviolet disinfecting technologies, the utilization of sticky notes seems a bit archaic, especially when said sticky note is responsible for tracking implants worth thousands of dollars...

 

   

 

Operating Rooms Hindered by Outdated Supply Chain Processes and Technologies
Healthcare Global
June 2014
(See pages 22 - 27) Can it be possible that an industry fueled by scientific advancement and cutting-edge technology could find itself stalled by lack of technology solutions and best practices that would allow it to save money and improve quality? If that industry is healthcare, the answer is yes.

 

   

 

Does Inventory Management Need a Reboot
Healthcare Purchasing News
June 2014
Successfully managing inventory may be fundamental to effective and efficient Supply Chain operations, but it’s also essential and foundational to clinicians performing their duties, including doctors, nurses and surgeons.

 

   

 

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