GHX Honors “Best 50” Healthcare Providers for Supply Chain Excellence in 2014

Top performing providers out of more than 4,000 hospitals in the U.S. and Canada honored for operational performance and driving down costs through the supply chain
Louisville, CO — Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Fifty healthcare provider organizations will receive 2014 GHX "Best 50" Supply Chains Awards for their work in improving operational performance and driving down costs through supply chain automation. The recipients will be honored at the 2015 GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit, which takes place May 4-6, 2015, in Phoenix, Arizona.

To select the Best 50, GHX looked at the performance of more than 4,000 hospitals in the U.S. and Canada currently connected to the GHX electronic trading exchange. GHX identified the 50 healthcare organizations that scored highest in areas such as purchasing and invoice volume, exception rates, exchange utilization and trading partner connections during the 2014 calendar year.

Among the top five organizations in the Best 50 are:

"This is a tremendous accomplishment for our customers and a great example to the industry," said Scott Kelley, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, GHX. "These leaders in healthcare are showing the industry the strategic value of supply chain to tackle cost, remove waste, drive efficiency, and in so doing, help deliver quality patient care."

The 2014 GHX Best 50 Customers are as follows (in alphabetical order):

  • Akron General Health System
  • Allina Hospitals and Clinics
  • Baptist Health – Jacksonville
  • BJC Healthcare
  • Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center
  • Bon Secours Health System Inc.
  • Cadence Health
  • Centura Health
  • Community Health Network
  • Community Medical Center - Fresno
  • Crouse Hospital
  • Fairview Health Services
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Hackensack University Medical Center
  • Harborview Medical Center
  • Harris County Hospital District
  • HealthPartners Inc.
  • Indiana University Health
  • Mary Washington Healthcare
  • Medical University Hospital Authority
  • Memorial Hermann
  • Multicare Health System
  • NorthBay Healthcare
  • NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Parkview Medical Center
  • Presbyterian Healthcare Services
  • Rockingham Memorial Hospital
  • Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System
  • Scottsdale Healthcare
  • Scripps Health
  • Seattle Children's Hospital
  • UF Health Gainesville
  • Southwest General Health Center
  • St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center
  • St. Luke's Health System
  • The University of Chicago Hospitals and Health System
  • Tufts Medical Center
  • UCLA Healthcare
  • UCSF Medical Center
  • UF Health Jacksonville
  • University of Arizona Health Network
  • University of Colorado Hospital Authority
  • University of Maryland Medical Systems
  • Valley Medical Center
  • ValleyCare Health System
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
  • Virginia Mason Medical Center
  • Wayne Memorial Hospital
  • WellSpan Health
  • Westchester Medical Center


About GHX

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) is driving costs out of healthcare by transforming the healthcare supply chain. Working with providers and suppliers, GHX is accelerating change by providing a faster, more efficient and collaborative supply chain that will take billions of dollars out of the cost of healthcare. In November 2014, GHX acquired Vendormate, a leader in vendor credentialing and procurement cycle.