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.

U.S. Healthcare Supplier of the Year – Small Volume

GHX recognizes the highest performing supplier demonstrating year over year improvement with up to $500M in transaction volume across the GHX Exchange.

The criteria below evaluates year-over-year improvement with a full year of volume.


  • Two consecutive years of membership on the GHX Exchange


  • Growth in number of
    • PO lines processed through the Exchange
    • Invoice lines processed through the Exchange
    • Advanced shipping notice (ASN) lines processed through the Exchange
  • Discrepancy reduction year-over-year
  • Trading partner growth
  • Lowest average response time
  • GHX product utilization
  • Strategic execution – how use of GHX products and services and supply chain excellence helps achieve organizational objectives

2017 Winner: Ortho Clinical Diagnostics

  • Ortho Clinical Diagnostics executed on a plan to rapidly expand automation in electronic ordering and invoicing.

  • To boost trading partner connectivity on the GHX Exchange, they identified provider customers that were not ordering electronically and implemented a communication strategy to on-board accounts and drive consistent utilization.

  • To further drive automation, a similar outreach was introduced to all fax customers — converting to G-Fax reduced the number of fax orders by more than 36 percent in six months.

  • The strategy to maximize automation also included electronic invoice delivery. After evaluating internal business processes for how eInvoicing would work in their organization, a dedicated resource was selected to communicate the value of electronic invoice receipt to their customers. This personal approach to communication proved to be highly successful — with over 500 percent growth in advance ship notice (ASN) and electronic invoice delivery.
2017 - Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
2017 Winner -
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
2016 - Supplier of the Year - Small Volume
2016 Winner -
Mizuho OSI
2015 - Supplier of the Year - Small Volume
2015 Winner -
Merit Medical