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2011-12-05 09:54:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UHC, an alliance of the nation's leading nonprofit academic medical centers, announces the launch of RxLINK(TM), UHC's online tool that gives hospitals unprecedented insight into their pharmacy price performance. RxLINK(TM) provides UHC pharmacy supply chain members with a better understanding of industry pricing levels and offers a realistic view of pricing by manufacturer, therapeutic class, drug, pharmacy location, and class of trade. The...

2011-11-21 09:39:00

LOUISVILLE, Colo., Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 12th consecutive year, GHX will convene a broad cross-section of the healthcare industry to address challenges healthcare organizations face today, from how to manage business in the wake of declining revenues to ways to create rapid, effective change that can reduce operating costs. The 2012 GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit, set for May 7-9 in Orlando, will provide a forum for 700 healthcare providers, manufacturers, distributors...

2011-11-17 21:00:00

Lori Pilla has been named vice president of Amerinet Clinical Advantage®: a collaborative contracting strategy that reduces surgical implant costs while improving clinical outcomes by engaging surgical staff in the purchasing process. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) November 17, 2011 Amerinet Inc., a leading national healthcare solutions organization, today announced Lori Pilla has been named vice president of Amerinet Clinical Advantage®: a collaborative contracting strategy that reduces...

2011-11-14 11:43:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynatronics Corporation (NASDAQ: DYNT) today announced results for its fiscal first quarter ended September 30, 2011. Sales for the quarter ended September 30, 2011, increased one percent to $7,996,802, compared to $7,919,288 for the quarter ended September 30, 2010. Net loss for the quarter ended September 30, 2011, was $68,259 ($.01 per common share), compared to net income of $17,012 ($.00 per common share) for the same quarter in the prior...

2011-11-09 15:00:00

Intermountain Healthcare Implements Standardization System to Reduce Costs and Improve Patient Safety St. Louis, Mo. (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 Amerinet Inc., a leading national healthcare solutions organization, today announced member Intermountain Healthcare, a non-profit health system based in Salt Lake City, Utah, has become an exemplary leader in the implementation of GS1 standards, a supply chain standardization initiative which will significantly improve operational efficiencies,...

2011-11-07 08:00:00

TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To improve the accuracy and efficiency of the healthcare supply chain for the customers they serve, Baxter Corporation, the Canadian subsidiary of Baxter International Inc., and Medbuy, a Canadian national group purchasing organization (GPO), are leveraging the GHX Health ConneXion(SM) data pool to synchronize GS1 Global Trade Item Numbers (GTINs) for product identification through the GS1 Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN®)....

2011-10-13 13:24:00

Five Major Group Purchasing Organizations to Ask Vendors and Suppliers about Chemical Makeup, Sustainability of Products Sold to Health Care Sector HERNDON, Va., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI) is pleased to learn of the Standardized Environmental Questions for Medical Products, a collaborative of Practice Greenhealth and five major Group Purchases Organizations (GPO) representing over $135 billion in annual purchasing volume, which sets...

2011-10-13 10:28:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Supply Chain Association (HSCA) today announced at its annual International Expo that it has endorsed the Practice Greenhealth "Standardized Environmental Questions for Medical Products," which can be used to guide the identification, selection and procurement of environmentally preferable medical products. The tool is a significant part of Practice Greenhealth's Greening the Supply Chain(TM) Initiative, which the organization...

2011-10-13 10:30:00

Health Advocacy Group Praises Group Purchasing Organizations, Practice Greenhealth for Efforts to Green $135 B in Hospital Purchasing RESTON, Va., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) congratulates Practice Greenhealth and supporting health care sector Group Purchasing Organizations on the release of the Standardized Environmental Questions for Medical Products, a tool to help hospitals identify, request and procure environmentally preferable medical...

2011-10-12 08:39:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Health Industry Group Purchasing Association (HIGPA) today announced that the organization has changed its name to the Healthcare Supply Chain Association (HSCA) to better reflect the industry's position within and advocacy on behalf of the entire healthcare supply chain, and the benefits that group purchasing organizations (GPOs) deliver to patients at all stages of the continuum of care. HSCA announced the change today at its annual...