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Healthcare Supply Chain Leaders and Visionaries Honored at 18th Annual GHXcellence Awards

Winners Represent Companies Leveraging the Healthcare Supply Chain to Deliver Value, Visibility and Transformation
Las Vegas, NV and Louisville, CO - Tuesday, May 08, 2018 -

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) announced the GHXcellence Award winners at the 2018 GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit awards ceremony today in Las Vegas. The awards, presented to provider and supplier organizations for the past 18 years, recognize the leaders and visionaries that are leveraging supply chain automation to remove waste, cut costs and improve patient care. 

GHX selected winners based on a combination of performance metrics and strategic execution of GHX solutions. Additionally, the new GHX Provider Best 50 and Millennium Club were recognized at the awards ceremony.

“We are so proud of our community and the many GHX customers who are doing outstanding work creating strategic supply chains that deliver efficiency and automation to their organizations that result in real savings,” said Tina Murphy, chief revenue officer, GHX. “The GHXcellence Award winners are both an inspiration and example of what is possible today in the transformation of healthcare. I am honored to recognize the people facilitating that transformation with supply chain automation, visibility and innovation. This not only helps cut costs and improve the bottom line, it also enables better patient care.”

This year’s winners include:

  • Supply Chain Leadership - Provider: Franco Sagliocca, Mount Sinai Health System
  • Supply Chain Leadership - Supplier: Dave Reed, Cook Medical
  • U.S. Healthcare Provider of the Year - Large: Hackensack Meridian Health
  • U.S. Provider of the Year - Small to Medium: Seattle Children’s Hospital
  • U.S. Healthcare Supplier of the Year - Large Volume: BD
  • U.S. Supplier of the Year - Small Volume: Ortho Clinical Diagnostics  
  • Canadian Healthcare Supplier of the Year: Baxter Canada
  • Canadian Healthcare Provider of the Year: TransForm Shared Service Organization
  • European Healthcare Supplier of the Year: Cardinal Health Europe
  • Trading Partner Pair of the Year: Vanderbilt University Medical Center & Olympus Corporation of the Americas    
  • Excellence in Product Data Management: Greenville Health System
  • Excellence in Contract Management - Provider: Indiana University Health
  • Excellence in Contract Management - Supplier: GE Healthcare
  • Excellence in ePayables - Provider: Centura Health
  • Excellence in ePayables - Supplier: Boston Scientific
  • Excellence in eProcurement: Northern Arizona Healthcare
  • Excellence in Vendor Credentialing & Compliance - Provider: Duke University Health  
  • Excellence in Vendor Credentialing & Compliance - Supplier: Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.     
  • Excellence in UDI & Standards – Provider: Stanford Health Care
  • Excellence in UDI & Standards – Supplier: Smith & Nephew  
  • Most Improved Providers (tie): Children's of Alabama & Aspirus, Inc.
  • Rookie of the Year - Provider: Tampa General Hospital
  • Rookie of the Year - Supplier: Diagnostica Stago, Inc.

For more details on award criteria go to the GHX awards program page.

About GHX
Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) drives costs out of healthcare with cloud-based supply chain management technology and services 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 www.ghx.com and The Healthcare Hub.  

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