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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

A Commentary on the World Health Innovation Network’s paper:

Visibility: The New Value Proposition for Health Systems.(Dr. Anne Snowdon, Odette School of Business, University of Windsor, October 2016)It was with great anticipation that we read the above noted paper when it was released by Dr. Snowdon, having heard so much about its forecasted impact on Canadian Healthcare.However, the excitement was short lived upon finding the report to be strangely reminiscent of an earlier paper produced by McKinsey & Company in 2... Read More

Why Do You Need an EDI Solution?

Consider the hundreds of pages you have to create and pile through every day in order to run your business. Consider all of the time it takes to interface all of these documents with other businesses and systems in order to keep moving forward. Are you as efficient as you need to be to succeed?Manage Data with EDIEDI solutions (Electronic Data Interchange) are designed to help you manage this massive amount of paperwork. The conside... Read More

What do you need to get started with EDI?

EDI stands for Electronic Data Interchange. It can make life so much easier for large businesses that need to pile through hundreds of pages of reports, invoices and data. Sounds great—but what does your business need to get started with EDI?Getting Started With EDIFirst of all, determine the volume of paper transactions your company processes—this will help you determine h... Read More

Who Uses EDI?

EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) refers to the process of exchanging form information electronically. In many cases, it has saves thousands of hours (and countless dollars) for businesses with scores of documents to complete and file. EDI has been used in the past primarily by automotive and retail businesses, however in the past few years, the format has been more widely adopted. Manufacturing, healthcare, pharmaceutical, utility and construction companies are good ... Read More