The Provider Best 50 Awards recognize organizations with performance measurements in the top 50 throughout North America, based on key utilization and exception management metrics reflected in Provider Intelligence. 

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Congratulations to the organizations listed below for achieving GHX Best 50 in 2021.

2021 Winners

Aspirus Health 2021
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Blanchard Valley Health System
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Cedars Sinai 2021 Best 50
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Edward Elmhurst Health 2021 Best 50
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Multicare Health 2021
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Nebraska Methodist Health System 2021 Best 50
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Parkland 2021
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Rush University Medical Center Best 50 2020 Team Photo 040721
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St Lukes Health Systems Best 50 2020 Team Photo 052221
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Stanford Health Care 2022
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UHS N.Y. 2021 Best 50
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UMC 2021 Best 50
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UNC Health 2021 Best 50
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To qualify for the Best 50 list, providers must have:

  • Four complete closed quarters on the GHX Exchange (from first PO date)
  • More than 10,000 PO lines processed annually

Best 50 providers are ranked for each of the following "big 3" exception types (the lower the exception rate, the higher the rank):

  • Price Exception (price exceptions/PO lines)
  • SKU Exception (SKU exceptions/PO lines)
  • UOM Exception (UOM exceptions/PO lines)

Rankings also take into account:

  • Gross transaction volume (GTV) per bed (i.e., PO GTV / staffed beds)
  • Number of PO trading partners

Criteria period is a full calendar year, January 1 – December 31.