GHXcellence Awards

GHXcellence Awards recognize supply chain leaders that are driving savings and efficiency for their organizations, their trading partners and the healthcare industry through automation and best practices.

Canadian Healthcare Provider of the Year

GHX recognizes highest performing provider in the Canadian market.

Criteria for Healthcare Provider of the Year

  • Four complete closed quarters on the GHX Exchange, from date of first purchase order (PO)
  • More than 10,000 PO lines processed annually
  • Ranking 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)
  • EDI utilization
  • Strategic execution of supply chain-related activities in support of organizational objectives


2018 Winner: TransForm Shared Service Organization

  • 4-peat! This is TransForm’s 4th consecutive year to win the Canadian Provider of theYear award.The shared service organization (SSO) has achieved this continued success by proactively using Provider Intelligence and CCXpert to identify automation, contracting and savings opportunities.
  • In 2018, Transform worked with its trading partners to increase its electronic invoice volume by 31 percent and also increased electronic purchase order (PO) volume by 9 percent.
  • At the same time, the SSO maintained best-in class exception rates for price (1.12 percent), part number (.23 percent), and unit of measure (.35 percent). It achieved best-in-class contract validation and contract price exception rates as well.
  • Collaborated with other Canadian Shared Service Organizations (SSOs) to find common procurement opportunities.
  • Achieved significant cost savings and improved continuity of patient care by integrating acute and community care supply chain.
2017 - TransForm Shared Services Organization
2017 Winner -
TransForm Shared Services Organization
2016 - Canadian Healthcare Provider of the Year
2016 Winner -
TransForm Shared Service Organization
2015 - TransForm Shared Service Organization
2015 Winner -
Transform Shared Service Organization