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):
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.