GHX Recognizes North America’s “Best 50” Healthcare Providers for Supply Chain Excellence

Annual list of premier providers chosen from a pool of more than 4,100 hospitals in the U.S. and Canada based on their operational performance, ability to drive down costs through the supply chain
Louisville, CO — Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) today recognized North America’s highest performing healthcare provider organizations with the release of its annual GHX “Best 50” supply chains in North America. The “Best 50” honorees stand out amongst North America’s premier hospitals for their ability to demonstrate improved operational performance and drive down costs through supply chain automation. The 2019 recipients will be honored at the 20th annual GHX Summit, April 27 - 29, 2020 at the Gaylord National Resort in National Harbor, MD.

To select the “Best 50,” GHX analyzed a pool of more than 4,100 hospitals in the U.S. and Canada connected to the GHX electronic trading exchange. GHX’s “Best 50” is comprised of the highest scorers in areas such as maximizing document automation, Exchange utilization and trading partner connections during the 2019 calendar year.

“It’s an honor to celebrate this select group of North America’s leading hospitals that are going the extra mile to provide both quality and high-value healthcare for their patients through supply chain excellence,” said Bruce Johnson, president & CEO, GHX. “Our hope is this Best 50 honor is just one of the many factors helping to motivate hospitals to find efficiencies in their supply chains, setting the bar slightly higher for excellence each year. We congratulate this year’s Best 50 members on their accomplishments.”

The 2019 GHX Best 50 customers are as follows (in alphabetical order):

Allina Health

Aspirus, Inc.

Bellin Health

Blanchard Valley Health System

Catholic Health System WNY

Children's of Alabama

Community Medical Centers – Fresno

El Camino Hospital, Mountain View

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System

Hackensack Meridian Health

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Lexington Medical Center

Loma Linda University Health

Los Angeles County Department of Health Services

MetroHealth System

Michigan Medicine

Mohawk MedBuy Corporation

Mount Sinai Health System

North Memorial Health

NorthBay Healthcare

Parkland Health & Hospital System

Parkview Medical Center

The Queen’s Health Systems

Riverside Health System

Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center

St. Joseph's Health

St. Luke's Health System

Scripps Health

Seattle Children's Hospital

Southwest General Health Center

San Antonio Regional Hospital

TransForm Shared Services Organization


Tucson Medical Center

UC Davis Health

UCI Health

UCLA Healthcare

UC San Diego Health

UCSF Health

UF Health

University of Kansas Health System

University of Maryland Medical System

University of Utah Health

University of Virginia Health System

UW Medicine - Harborview Medical Center

UW Medicine - University of Washington Medical Center

Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Westchester Medical Center Health Network

Yale New Haven Health System

Best 50 Criteria

Criteria period for consideration as a Best 50 honoree is a full calendar year, Jan. 1 – Dec. 31, 2019. To qualify, providers must have:

 Best 50 providers are ranked for each of the following "big three" exception types (the lower the exception rate, the higher the rank):

 Rankings also take into account:

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.