Healthcare technology from a rapidly growing Cambridge UK company is ensuring swift delivery of medical supplies for athletes, media and spectators athletes competing in the London Olympic Games and the Paralympics that follow.Healthcare supply chain leader Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) reveals that The London Organising Committee of the Olympics and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) is using GHX WebConnect to shop and place its healthcare supplies throughout the seven week sporting jamboree.
GHX WebConnect is an online tool to create purchase orders and submit them electronically. It is is the hub to access bandages, sutures, dressings and myriad of other medical supplies necessary for the more than 14,700 athletes, 21,000 media and 10.8 million ticket-holders at these Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Bruce Johnson, president and CEO of GHX, said: “The Olympics are an uplifting symbol of the interconnectedness of the global community.
“We are thrilled that GHX, with its Global Network of healthcare trading partners and the technology that allows them to transact accurately and efficiently, can contribute to the success and safety of the games.”
Business Weekly understands that GHX is about to further expand its facilities in Cambridge by taking major new space for its European flagship operations.