July/August 2006 Issue

Publisher’s Letter

To See or Not to See
Following the settlement of a key case, the issue of price transparency continues to cause a stir among suppliers and vendors.

10 People to Watch in Healthcare Contracting

Model of the Future
Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati walks the talk of it’s diverse-supplier spending program.

Executive Interview
Following the completion of it’s acquisition of Neoforma in March 2006, GHX may be the kingpin of healthcare exchanges. But CEO Mike Mahoney doesn’t have much time for gloating.

VHA Conference
Industry professionals discuss the marriage of clinical matters with economics.

Supply Chain Management
Capturing total supply spend to optimize financial management.

View from Washington
Healthcare issues dominate policy discussions leading up to mid-term elections.

Contracting News

Observation Deck

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