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

Top performing providers out of more than 4,100 hospitals in the U.S. and Canada honored for operational performance and driving down costs through the supply chain
Louisville, CO - Tuesday, February 27, 2018 -

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) has announced its annual list of the healthcare provider organizations being recognized as the 2017 GHX “Best 50” Supply Chains in North America for their work in improving operational performance and driving down costs through supply chain automation. The recipients will be honored at the 18th annual Healthcare Supply Chain Summit, May 7-9, 2018 at Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas.

To select the Best 50, GHX looked at the performance of more than 4,100 hospitals in the U.S. and Canada connected to the GHX electronic trading exchange. GHX identified the 50 healthcare organizations that scored highest in areas such as maximizing document automation, Exchange utilization and trading partner connections during the 2017 calendar year.

“Every year we honor the provider organizations that are setting a very high bar for supply chain excellence,” said Bruce Johnson, President & CEO, GHX. “This is a tremendous accomplishment and reflects the exceptional work these supply chain, finance and materials management teams have undertaken to help put their organization in this ‘top of the industry’ position. The work they are doing serves as a great example to the industry — showing the strategic value of supply chain to tackle costs, remove waste, drive efficiency, and in so doing, help deliver quality patient care.

The 2017 GHX Best 50 are as follows (in alphabetical order):

  • 3SO Shared Support Services Southeastern Ontario
  • Allina Health
  • Aspirus, Inc.
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Bon Secours Health System
  • Catholic Health System WNY
  • Centura Health
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Community Medical Centers - Fresno
  • Crouse Health
  • El Camino Hospital
  • Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System
  • Freeman Health System
  • Hackensack University Medical Center
  • Harborview Medical Center
  • Harris Health System
  • Indiana University Health
  • Kaiser Permanente - Washington
  • Lahey Clinic
  • Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • MedStar Health
  • Michigan Medicine
  • NorthBay Healthcare
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation
  • Parkland Health & Hospital System
  • Parkview Medical Center
  • Penn State Health
  • Presbyterian Healthcare Services
  • Riverside Health System
  • Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center
  • Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System
  • Seattle Children's Hospital
  • Southwest General Health Center
  • Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
  • Joseph's Health
  • Stanford Health Care
  • The Christ Hospital Corporation
  • Tufts Medical Center
  • UCLA Healthcare
  • UCSF Health
  • UF Health
  • University of Maryland Medical System
  • University of Virginia Health System
  • UW Medicine
  • Valley Medical Center
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
  • Virginia Mason
  • Wayne UNC Health Care
  • Westchester Medical
  • Yale New Haven Health System

About GHX
Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) is a healthcare business and data automation company, empowering healthcare organizations to enable better patient care and maximize industry savings using its world-class cloud-based supply chain technology platform. GHX brings together healthcare providers, manufacturers and distributors in North America, and Europe, who rely on proven healthcare-focused technology and comprehensive data to automate business processes and make more informed, timely and fact-based decisions. Solutions span 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 www.ghx.com and The Healthcare Hub.