July 18, 2017
Evansville, IN-based Curvo Labs, Inc—a healthcare supply chain technology company backed by Indianapolis-based Elevate Ventures and former Ariba executive Kent Parker—announces today the release of the healthcare industry’s no-cost, open supply price benchmarking application, iQO(TM) Explorer.
iQO(TM) is the smart data ecosystem that powers Curvo’s category-defining strategic sourcing solution. With the release of iQO(TM) Explorer, hospitals and surgery centers can sign-up online at curvolabs.com/explorer, upload a purchase history file, and within a fast 24-hour turnaround receive no-cost access to supply price benchmarks from the iQO(TM) database of over $9 billion in annual purchases among hundreds of US hospitals. Hospital purchasing data is anonymized, de-identified, and aggregated, and a hospital’s individual prices are never shared. In conjunction with the release of the free iQO(TM) Explorer edition, subscribers to Curvo’s sourcing solution are also receiving greatly enhanced iQO(TM) -based market intelligence data and functionality.
“iQO(TM) Explorer is a new industry resource and another way we’re helping to advance the discipline of healthcare supply chain management,” says Curvo CEO Andy Perry. “Consistent with everything we aim to build for customers, iQO(TM) Explorer is fast, easy to use, and helpful in a hospital or surgery center’s effort be more strategic in how they purchase medical devices for patients and communities.”
Interested hospitals and surgery centers can learn more and subscribe at no cost at curvolabs.com/explorer.