GHX Expands 2016 GHXcellence Program with New Award Categories Honoring Healthcare Supply Chain Leaders

Nominations Open for Awards Recognizing Organizations Using the Supply Chain to Improve the Efficiency and Excellence in Healthcare
Louisville, CO — Monday, January 9, 2017

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) annually honors the top performing and most forward-thinking organizations and individuals through its GHXcellence Awards program. GHX is expanding that recognition with four new awards: Excellence in UDI & Standards for providers and suppliers, Excellence in ePayables for suppliers and Excellence in Contract Management for suppliers. Winners will be announced at the 17th annual Healthcare Supply Chain Summit, April 24-26, 2017 at the Gaylord National Resort in National Harbor, Md.

The GHXcellence Awards blend quantitative and qualitative criteria to honor true healthcare supply chain leaders and innovation. The winners represent organizations and individuals that maximize supply chain potential to drive out costs and improve patient care. Healthcare providers and suppliers of all sizes and geographies are welcome to submit nominations for the GHXcellence Awards through March 1, 2017. Complete award criteria and the nomination form can be found on GHX awards webpages.

Criteria for the new GHXcellence Awards include:

The 2016 program also includes long-standing awards, which have been recognizing the top performing and most forward-thinking healthcare supply chains in the industry for more than a decade.

Provider Awards:

Supplier Awards:

Industry Awards:

In addition, GHX will again recognize the GHX Provider Best 50, the top 50 hospital performers determined by the 2016 GHX Provider Scorecard (not open for nominations; winners ranked by GHX data) as well as the Millennium Club - provider and supplier organizations that generate over 1 million automated transactions (including advanced order sets) annually through the GHX Exchange to create efficiencies, accuracy and visibility for their own organizations and for their trading partners.

About GHX

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, payment management and other supply chain-related tools and services. For more information, visit and The Healthcare Hub.