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Supply chain services
GHX releases the industry's first implantable devices supply chain solutions for healthcare
Supply chain services : 09 May, 2013
GHX is unveiling Case Xpert and Order Intelligence, the healthcare industry's first end-to-end supply chain solutions for managing and tracking implantable medical devices, including the physician preference items (PPI) used in operating rooms.
WaveMark enhances OR inventory management solution
Supply chain services : 06 March, 2013
WaveMark launches a series of software and hardware enhancements to the company's comprehensive OR inventory management solution.
Aesyntix Health unveils web-based supply chain management software
Supply chain services : 05 March, 2013
Aesyntix Health launches Aesyntix Inventory Management (AIM), a web-based inventory and automated ordering system to enhance its industry-leading dermatology supply chain management platform.
Rush University Medical Center and Beaumont Health System selects UHC and Novation to provide supply chain services
Supply chain services : 27 February, 2013
Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, and Beaumont Health System, a three-hospital regional medical centre in the greater Detroit area, selects UHC and its supply contracting company, Novation, for supply chain services.
Invacare sells off medical supplies business to AssuraMed
Supply chain services : 22 January, 2013
Invacare completes the sale of its Invacare Supply Group (ISG) medical supplies business to AssuraMed of Twinsburg, Ohio, USA, a leader in wholesale and home-delivered medical supplies across the USA, for a purchase price of approximately $150.8 million in cash, which is subject to final post-closing adjustments.
Cook Medical meets industry date to adopt GS1 global trade item number
Supply chain services : 03 January, 2013
Cook Medical is ready for the change facing the health care industry and is adopting a set of standards to make supply chain easier for hospitals.
McKesson acquisition of PSS World Medical gains momentum
Supply chain services : 27 December, 2012
McKesson receives notification of early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, in connection with the proposed acquisition of PSS World Medical.
Invacare plans to sell medical supplies business to AssuraMed
Supply chain services : 24 December, 2012
Invacare signs a definitive agreement with AssuraMed which will see Invacare sell Invacare Supply Group (ISG), the company's domestic medical supplies business, to AssuraMed for $150 million, subject to certain closing adjustments.
HealthTrust renews contract with GHX to continue supply chain cost reductions
Supply chain services : 16 November, 2012
HealthTrust Purchasing Group (HealthTrust), a group purchasing organization supporting nearly 1,400 not-for-profit and for-profit acute care facilities, as well as 10,600 ambulatory surgery centres, physician practices and alternate care sites, is renewing the organization's agreement with GHX to deliver supply chain technology and software solutions.
Novation aims to adopt reusable packaging for sustainability in healthcare
Supply chain services : 02 November, 2012
Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise and contracting company for the members of VHA, UHC, Children's Hospital Association and Provista, is working with healthcare sustainability leaders to reduce excess packaging and cardboard in America's hospitals.
McKesson plans purchase of PSS World Medical
Supply chain services : 29 October, 2012
McKesson signs a definitive agreement with PSS World Medical which will see McKesson acquire all outstanding shares of PSS World Medical for $29.00 per share in cash.
Owens & Minor acquires Movianto Group
Supply chain services : 04 September, 2012
Owens and Minor completes the acquisition of the majority of the Movianto Group, a leading European healthcare third-party logistics (3PL) business, from Celesio, for approximately euros 130 million.
GHX enhances My Exchange solution to improve supply chain visibility
Supply chain services : 08 August, 2012
GHX is introducing enhancements to the company's My Exchange solution which will enable healthcare providers to manage their supply chain more effectively.
GHX launches business intelligence application to monitor supply chain performance
Supply chain services : 23 May, 2012
GHX adds a new business intelligence application to its portfolio of products aimed at cutting healthcare costs by simplifying supply chain operations through automation.
GHX expands healthcare supply chain exchange capabilities
Supply chain services : 01 May, 2012
GHX is enhancing the company's healthcare supply chain infrastructure, the GHX Exchange, with new capabilities that will be introduced throughout the year.
GHX Global Network drives out US healthcare costs
Supply chain services : 01 March, 2012
The GHX community of US healthcare provider organizations and the medical-surgical suppliers with which they do business are driving more than $811 million out of the cost of healthcare in 2011 through supply chain automation and optimization.
AeroScout acquires Sentient Health
Supply chain services : 07 October, 2011
AeroScout, a leading provider of Unified Asset Visibility solutions for the healthcare industry, acquires Sentient Health, which provides hospitals with software and services for optimizing inventory management of consumable medical supplies.
The MED Group creates National Orthotics and Prosthetics Network
Supply chain services : 11 April, 2011
The MED Group, a Managed Health Care Associates, (MHA) company, and a leading group purchasing and business solutions company focused on Home Medical Equipment providers is creating The MED Group National Orthotics and Prosthetics Network.
GHX wins three-year sole-source supply chain management contract with UHC
Supply chain services : 17 February, 2011
The University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) awards a three-year sole-source agreement to GHX for supply chain management solutions and consulting services.
Lime Associates adopts eSourcing Solution from Zycus
Supply chain services : 01 February, 2011
The UK-based Lime Associates, a best-practice procurement and supply chain consultancy with particular expertise in the heavily regulated medical industry, supporting clients across Europe, the Middle East, Asia, North America, and other regions, is adopting eSourcing Solution from Zycus.
International SOS acquires Service Medical International
Supply chain services : 27 January, 2011
International SOS acquires SMI (Service Medical International), the France-based manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies to the aviation, maritime, and oil industries as well as to various NGOs and international organizations.
GHHA sees savings benefit from supply chain partnership
Supply chain services : 09 December, 2009
Leading end-to-end supply chain partner for healthcare providers, Broadlane, saves Greater Hazleton Health Alliance (GHHA) almost $500,000 in nine months by using Broadlane’s services.
Supply chain optimisation services for Columbia medical centre
Supply chain services : 19 October, 2009
The Maury Regional Medical Centre will improve efficiency and costs within its supply chain with optimisation services from MedAssets
CDC selects McKesson to house strategic reserve of seasonal influenza vaccines
Supply chain services : 14 May, 2009
In the USA the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) selects McKesson for its strategic reserve of 2008-2009 seasonal influenza vaccines.
Cook Medical partners Amerinet to offer advanced medical devices in the USA
Supply chain services : 08 May, 2009
Through a strategic partnership between Cook Medical and Amerinet, 31,000 US healthcare providers in 19 affiliate networks are to gain access to Cook's diverse portfolio of advanced medical devices.
Derma Sciences lands major adhesive bandages supply contract
Supply chain services : 07 May, 2009
Derma Sciences signs a new contract to supply private label adhesive bandages to one of the largest medical supply companies in the USA and annual revenues under the contract are expected to range between $1.5 to $3.0 million.
Omnicell installs supply chain management systems at Shands HealthCare centre
Supply chain services : 30 January, 2009
Omnicell and Shands HealthCare have installed Omnicell Specialty supply chain management systems (formerly known as OptiFlex SS) in surgical suites located within Shands at the University of Florida medical centre in Gainesville.
Pinnacle Biologics selects Movianto to provide logistics and distribution services
Supply chain services : 05 September, 2008
Pinnacle Biologics has appointed Movianto to provide exclusive logistics and distribution services to support the launch of the drug Ethyol in several European markets.
Cardinal Health agrees three-year deal to supply Prime Therapeutics
Supply chain services : 01 August, 2008
Cardinal Health has signed a three-year agreement with Prime Therapeutics, one of the USA's leading pharmacy benefit managers, to serve as its primary supply chain partner for branded and generic pharmaceuticals.
Cardinal Health issues recall for Hydrox alcohol-free mouthwash
Supply chain services : 08 May, 2008
A voluntary recall has been issued for an alcohol-free mouthwash manufactured by Hydrox and labelled with the Cardinal Health brand name and covers individual mouthwash bottles as well as those contained within Cardinal Health Presource kits.
Cardinal Health starts $50m expansion of its company HQ
Supply chain services : 11 October, 2007
Cardinal Health has started construction on a $50 million, 250,000 square foot expansion of the company's headquarters and the new West Campus facility will be home to the Healthcare Supply Chain Services sector.
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