GHX Names Millennium Club Healthcare Organizations with Very High Levels of Supply Chain Automation

The Millennium Club recognizes 61 provider and supplier organizations with the most automated supply chains in the GHX global network in 2017; an 79% increase over 2016
Louisville, CO - Tuesday, April 17, 2018 -

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) announced the 61 healthcare provider and supplier organizations named to the GHX Millennium Club for achieving the highest levels of healthcare supply chain automation. These organizations generate at least one million automated transactions (including advanced order sets, among others) annually through the GHX Exchange, helping to improve the cost-quality equation in the healthcare industry. This year the number of organizations that qualitied for this recognition jumped 79 percent, with annual automated transactions going as high at 33 million for one supplier and 6 million for one provider.

The Millennium Club organizations were selected by GHX based on an evaluation of the supply chain automation levels in 2017 of more than 1,500 hospitals and suppliers in the U.S. and Canada currently connected to the GHX electronic trading exchange. In the third year of this program, GHX identified 36 provider organizations (up from 18 in 2016) and 25 supplier organizations (up from 16 in 2016) that scored highest in a range of automation categories during the 2017 calendar year. Thirteen provider and 13 supplier organizations earned the recognition for a third year.

The GHX Millennium Club members will be recognized at an Awards Luncheon during the 2018 GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit, May 7-9, 2018, in Las Vegas.

“A 79 percent increase in customers achieving such high levels of automated transaction volume is an important milestone for healthcare. This demonstrates that supply chain teams are serious about cutting costs from healthcare and automating business processes as an important strategy to solving the cost-quality equation,” said Tina Murphy, Chief Revenue Officer, at GHX. “We believe this significant jump in automation levels last year is due in part to suppliers and providers leveraging the new data, analytics, and community tools as part of our new CoreX platform.”

The 2017 GHX Millennium Club provider and supplier members (second year recognition is mark by a single asterisk, third year recognition is marked by a double asterisk) include:

Providers:

Adventist Health System – Altamonte Springs, Fla.

Alberta Health Services – Edmonton, Canada

Allina Health – Minneapolis, Minn.**

Ascension Health – St. Louis, Mo.*

BJC HealthCare – St. Louis, Mo.**

Bon Secours Health System – Columbia, Md.**

Centura Health – Centennial, Colo.*

Community Health Systems – Franklin, Tenn.**

Dignity Health – Phoenix, Ariz.**

Fairview Health Services – Minneapolis, Minn.**

HCA – Nashville, Tenn.**

Henry Ford Health System – Detroit, Mich.

IU Health – Indianapolis, Ind.*

Mayo Clinic – Rochester, Minn.**

MedStar Health – Columbia, Md.

Memorial Hermann Healthcare System – Houston, Texas**

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, Ohio*

Mercy Health – St. Louis, Mo.

Mount Sinai Medical Center – New York, N.Y.

MultiCare Health System – Tacoma, Wash.

NYU Langone Medical Center – New York, N.Y.

OhioHealth – Columbus, Ohio

Providence Health & Services – Renton, Wash.*

RWJBarnabas Health – West Orange, N.J.

Scripps Health – San Diego, Calif.

St. Joseph Health System – Irvine, Calif.

St. Luke’s Health System, Ltd. – Kansas City, Mo.

Sutter Health – Roseville, Calif.**

Tenet Healthcare – Dallas, Texas**

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation – Cleveland, Ohio**

The University of Chicago Medical Center – Chicago, Ill.

Trinity Health – Livonia, Mich.**

UCHealth – Denver, Colo.

UCSF Health – San Francisco, Calif.

UNC Health Care – Chapel Hill, N.C.

Vidant Health – Greenville, N.C.

Suppliers:

Abbott Laboratories – Chicago, Ill.**

AmerisourceBergen – Chesterbrook, Penn.*

B. Braun Medical Inc. – Bethlehem, Penn.

Baxter Healthcare Corporation – Deerfield, Ill.**

Boston Scientific, Inc. – Marlborough, Mass.**

C.R. Bard, Inc. – Murray Hill, N.J.**

Cardinal Health – Dublin, Ohio**

Concordance Healthcare Solutions – Tiffin, Ohio**

Cook Medical – Bloomington, Ind.**

Edwards Lifesciences – Irvine, Calif.

Fisher Healthcare – Houston, Texas**

Henry Shein, Inc.– Melville, N.Y.

Johnson & Johnson – Piscataway, N.J.**

McKesson Corporation – San Francisco, Calif.**

Medline – Northfield, Ill.**

Medtronic, Inc. – Dublin, Ireland**

Office Depot – Boca Raton, Fla.

Olympus Corporation of the Americas – Center Valley, Penn.

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics – Raritan, N.J.

Owens & Minor, Inc. – Mechanicsville, Va.**

Staples – Framingham, Mass.*

Stryker Corporation – Kalamazoo, Mich.**

Teleflex – Morrisville, N.C.

Terumo Medical Corporate – Somerset, N.J. 

W. W. Grainger – Lake Forest, Ill.      

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.

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