GHXcellence Awards

GHXcellence Awards recognize supply chain leaders that are driving savings and efficiency for their organizations, their trading partners and the healthcare industry through automation and best practices.

Excellence in eProcurement - Provider

This award recognizes excellence in overall spend automation, solution utilization, and execution and effectiveness.

Must be user of all three GHX spend management-related solutions:

  • GHX Procurement Suite
  • GHX CCXpert
  • GHX NuVia®

Criteria considered

Note: Nominees are not required to meet all these criteria, nor are they limited to these. This criteria defines the range of accomplishment considered for this award.

  • Percentage of total spend automated
  • Percentage of spend attributed to automated suppliers on the GHX Exchange
  • Percent of contracts automated
  • Contract compliance rate
  • Average procurement cycle time
  • Strategic execution - how eProcurement helps drive organizational objectives

Nominations should include supporting documentation whenever possible. 

2017 Winner: Northern Arizona Healthcare

  • Northern Arizona Healthcare consistently focuses on increasing EDI volume to provide greater visibility into exception management.

  • They moved up 71 spots to join the GHX Best 50 ranking and improved to above average metrics in every category.

  • By establishing centralized purchasing with the goal of moving the majority of purchase order (PO) spend to the Exchange, PO supplier volume grew over 100 percent and the increased EDI volume provides margin to focus on higher value work for the supply chain team.
2017 - Northern Arizona Healthcare
2017 Winner -
Northern Arizona Healthcare
2016 - Excellence in eProcurement
2016 Winner -
Harris Health System
2015 - Excellence in eProcurement
2015 Winner -
Berkshire Health Systems