eCommerce consists of the buying and selling of products or services over electronic systems such as the Internet and other computer networks. Conducting business thru EDI allows our customers to realize cost savings, improve efficiencies and streamline the order management process. In our ever changing industry, it is important to promote these business processes to allow us to work together to solve more healthcare challenges thus allowing benefits to be extended to the patients.

Some benefits include:

  • More Accurate Purchase Orders
  • Receive Advanced Ship Notices
  • Obtain Invoices Quicker
  • Reduces Paper Invoices
  • Increases Invoice Matching
  • Streamline Invoice Approval Process

Edwards offers multiple EDI solutions to meet your business needs/requirements. Select a topic below to learn more:

Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX)

Edward’s largest partner in the healthcare supply chain is GHX and together we are striving to make healthcare more streamline and efficient.

GHX offers services that can enhance the business performance of healthcare companies around the world. By partnering with GHX, companies can improve business processes and automate supply chain systems.

GHX helps to automate the procurement cycle. Hospitals that partner with GHX can realize savings in the following ways:

  • Labor Efficiencies
  • Reduction of Errors and Rework
  • Conversion from Paper to Electronic Invoices

To find out if you are registered with GHX or to sign up for GHX please contact GHX Customer Support at 1-800-YOUR-GHX (1.800.968.7449) or

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

EDI is the process of using computers to exchange business documents between companies. Edwards supports alternative EDI services through various Value Added Networks. To find out if Edwards supports your VAN, please contact us at Your organization can take advantage of many customer and supplier EDI transactions such as:

  • 810 Invoices
  • 850 Purchase Order
  • 855 PO Acknowledgment
  • 856 Advanced Ship Notice
  • 867 Product Transfer & Resale Report
  • 997 Functional Acknowledgement
Edwards U.S. Invoice Terms and Conditions

If you're interested in signing up for any of the above EDI solutions, please fill out our User Information Survey.

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