Nominations for GHXcellence Supply Chain Awards Open until February 15, 2018

Awards Recognize Provider and Supplier Organizations Using the Supply Chain to Improve the Efficiency and Excellence in Healthcare
Louisville, CO - Thursday, January 18, 2018 -

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) annually honors the top performing and most forward-thinking organizations and individuals through its GHXcellence Awards program. Nominations for 14 different awards will be accepted through February 15, 2018. Winners will be announced at the 18th annual Healthcare Supply Chain Summit, May 7-9, 2018 at Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas.

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. Complete award criteria and the nomination form can be found on GHX awards webpages.

Industry Awards

  • Supply Chain Leadership Award – Provider and Supplier: Recognizes an individual from a provider or supplier organization who is transforming the healthcare supply chain through the innovative use of technology and trading partner collaboration.
  • Trading Partner Pair of the Year: Celebrates a provider and supplier that have closely collaborated on supply chain initiatives to improve mutual business performance.
  • Rookie of the Year: Honors the provider or supplier who has been on the GHX Exchange less than two years and has demonstrated its ability to accelerate time-to-value in critical areas that drive supply chain performance.

Provider Awards

  • Excellence in eProcurement: Recognizes excellence in overall spend automation, solution utilization, and execution and effectiveness.
  • Excellence in ePayables: Honors a provider demonstrating the value of automating invoice and payment processes.
  • Excellence in Product Data Management: This award recognizes a provider organization that has demonstrated exceptional commitment to clean, synchronized data and is reaping the benefits through reduced errors and improved contract alignment.
  • Excellence in Contract Management: Recognizes an organization leading the drive for process efficiencies, contract optimization and compliance by automating contracting functions.
  • Excellence in Vendor Credentialing & Compliance: Recognizes the provider setting the standard for optimizing sourcing, contracting and onboarding, credentialing and payment approval, and performance review.
  • Excellence in UDI & Standards: Recognizes the provider leading efforts to incorporate global standards and unique device identifiers (UDI) in clinical, financial and supply chain systems and processes.
  • Most Improved Provider: Recognizes the provider with the most impressive year-over-year gains in growing its utilization of GHX solutions, and driving efficiencies and savings.

Supplier Awards

  • Excellence in Vendor Credentialing & Compliance: Recognizes the supplier leading the way in streamlining and efficiently managing its credentialing program.
  • Excellence in UDI & Standards: Recognizes the supplier that has best led efforts to incorporate global data standards and UDI not only internally, but also in a manner that helps providers do the same.
  • Excellence in ePayables: Honors a supplier demonstrating the value of automating invoicing and payment processes.
  • Excellence in Contract Management: Recognizes a supplier leading the drive for improving contract price alignment and efficiencies through automation.

In addition, GHX will again recognize the GHX Provider Best 50, the top 50 hospital performers determined by the 2017 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) 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 and The Healthcare Hub.