Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) has announced its annual list of the healthcare provider organizations being recognized as the 2016 GHX “Best 50” Supply Chains in North America for their work in improving operational performance and driving down costs through supply chain automation. The recipients will be honored at the 17th annual Healthcare Supply Chain Summit, April 24-26, 2017 at the Gaylord National Resort in National Harbor, Md.
To select the Best 50, GHX looked at the performance of more than 4,000 hospitals in the U.S. and Canada connected to the GHX electronic trading exchange. GHX identified the 50 healthcare organizations that scored highest in areas such as maximizing document automation, Exchange utilization and trading partner connections during the 2016 calendar year. This year’s Best 50 list includes 51 organizations due to a tie between two providers.
"This is the ninth year that we have honored the provider organizations that set a very high bar for supply chain excellence," said Bruce Johnson, President & CEO, GHX. "This is a terrific accomplishment and reflects the outstanding work these supply chain, finance and materials management teams have undertaken to help their organizations maximize automation and efficiency. The work they are doing serves as a great example, showing the strategic value of supply chain to tackle costs, remove waste, drive efficiency, and in so doing, help deliver quality patient care and support hospitals’ move towards value based payments."
The 2016 GHX Best 50 customers are as follows (in alphabetical order):
Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) drives costs out of healthcare with cloud-based supply chain management technology and services in order to help enable better patient care and savings by maximizing automation, efficiency, and accuracy of business processes. GHX offers healthcare providers and suppliers an open and neutral electronic trading exchange that delivers procurement and accounts payable automation, contract and inventory management, vendor credentialing and management, business intelligence, and other supply chain-related tools and services. For more information, visit www.ghx.com and The Healthcare Hub.