The Provider Best 50 Awards recognize organizations with performance measurements in the top 50 throughout North America, based on key utilization and exception management metrics reflected in Provider Intelligence.

2018 Winners

To qualify for the Best 50 list, providers must have:

  • Four complete closed quarters on the GHX Exchange (from first PO date)
  • More than 10,000 PO lines processed annually

Best 50 providers are ranked for each of the following "big 3" exception types (the lower the exception rate, the higher the rank):

  • Price Exception (price exceptions/PO lines)
  • SKU Exception (SKU exceptions/PO lines)
  • UOM Exception (UOM exceptions/PO lines)

Rankings also take into account:

  • Gross transaction volume (GTV) per bed (i.e., PO GTV / staffed beds)
  • Number of PO trading partners

Criteria period is a full calendar year, January 1 – December 31.