LOUISVILLE, Colo., April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GHX, Inc. announced the appointment of Steve Cochran as chief technology officer (CTO) and member of the Executive Leadership Team. Cochran and his global team will oversee ongoing development of the GHX Exchange and related products and services, as well as the company's new Implantable Device Supply Chain solution.
Cochran joins GHX from GXS, an enterprise business-to-business integration-as-a-service provider, where he was vice president, Global Product Management leading product strategy and direction for the company's enterprise cloud services and software product offerings. Cochran was previously CTO at Inovis where he oversaw the modernization of the company's cloud services platform that provided enterprise architects and chief information officers (CIOs) with a scalable and efficient way to manage their communities of trading partners, leverage cloud-based business-to-business applications and better focus on their core businesses.
"The strategic addition of Steve Cochran with his extensive experience in cloud services, electronic data interchange (EDI) and B-to-B applications will help GHX deliver on its vision and commitment to our customers to deliver solutions that make it easier to drive cost and inefficiency out of their business processes," said Bruce Johnson, president and CEO, GHX. "Steve's track record and knowledge of the technologies we are employing for our solutions is an asset to our internal teams and customers alike."
Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX), a healthcare technology and services company, helps reduce the cost of doing business in healthcare by enabling better supply chain management. GHX makes it easier for hospitals, other healthcare providers and the suppliers that do business with them to drive cost and inefficiency out of their processes. Working with GHX, the healthcare organizations that make up the GHX Global Network are on track to save $5 billion by 2014—savings that can be invested in such things as hiring more nurses, providing care to uninsured children or developing new medical products. GHX is owned by organizations on both the buy and sell side of the healthcare supply chain, including some of the largest companies in the world. Find GHX on the Web, on Twitter@GHX_LLC and on Facebook @GHX.
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