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GS1 Global Healthcare Conference – Standards

Commport attended the GS1 Global Healthcare Conference held in Chicago from October 16-19. I wanted to share my learnings from the GS1 Healthcare Conference The conference brought together over 340 healthcare sector professionals from over 40 countries.  Dialogues, ... Read More

Commport Speaks at Canadian Public Procurement Council Conference

Commport was pleased to participate in the Canadian Public Procurement Council 2017 Conference (www.cppc-ccmp.ca) in Ottawa on November 6th. Our own Eric Blanchette-Ouellet gave a presentation on the many pitfalls that await any organization – public or private – when they enter the world of innovation in procurement. The presentation, titled “How to fail”, brought together five of the worst habits that are prone to plague a pro... Read More

GS1 Canada: Friend or Foe?

Written by Tim Wilson on June 21, 2017 for CanadianHealthcareNetwork.ca  Tech Tonic by Tim Wilson The healthcare supply chain in Canada is ripe for transformation, but progress to date has been slower than expected. Some of this might be due to confusion with regard to the role of GS1 Canada, a not-for-profit organization that, by its own admission, is dedicated to fostering the continuous development and adoption of global e-commerce standards. ... Read More

Advancing Healthcare in Ontario

Within hours of receiving the Expert Panel Report, Commport made a public statement of support for the proposals put forward. >> Read it here! Commport did make a presentation to the Expert Panel as part of their complete market-wide interview process, and the suggestions we presented were well received by the Panel. The Report recommendations closely ... Read More

Commport Communications International, inc. Supports Expert Panel Recommendations for Ontario’s Healthcare Sector Supply Chain

AURORA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 16, 2017) - As a leading provider of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and as the only certified Canadian Global Data Synchronization Network data pool, Commport Communications International, inc. ("Commport") was pleased today with the recommendations of the government appointed Expert Panel in their review of Ontario's Healthcare Sector Supply Chain. "We commend Ontario's Mini... Read More

10th Annual Healthcare Supply Chain Conference 2017

HSCN’s National Supply Chain’s Conference and Exhibition The Leading Edge of New Horizons, is designed for senior management, executives, decision makers and professionals integral to improving supply chain efficiencies.The conference runs from May 15-17 and offers excellent opportunities for healthcare supply chain professionals and caters specifically to the Canadian market. Commport is very excited to be a sponsor and part of the annual conference.... Read More

2017 MEDEC MedTech Conference – Unleashing Innovation

The MedTech Conference is MEDEC’s annual signature conference for the medtech industry. This year the event is held from Wednesday, April 5 to Thursday April 6 at the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre.Commport is this years lanyard sponsor and exhibitor. See you there! To regsiter or sponsor the annual conference visit MEDEC’s website here... Read More

How Much Does Bad Product Data Cost You Today

If you still receive incorrect, incomplete, inadequate product data from your supply chain partners, this “bad” data is costing you and your suppliers’ money every day….….imagine that you could continuously align product data and digital content with ALL your supply chain partners….imagine that you could receive automatic updates nightly from all your trading partners for all SKUs (changes, deletions & new SKUs)….imagine ... Read More

What The Heck Is Supply Chain Transformation

Supply chain transformation has been the buzz phrase in the Healthcare world for some time now, but what the heck is it?  The answer to this depends on who you are talking to.The traditional supply chain involved the movement of goods from supplier to demander, so from manufacturer to retailer, or manuf... Read More