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.

European Healthcare Supplier of the Year

GHX recognizes the highest performing supplier in the European market, based on a full year of membership on the GHX Exchange.

Criteria considered:

  • 40% weighted growth
    • Largest percentage increase in PO lines (15%)
    • Largest percentage increase in trading partner connections (25%)
  • 60% utilization
    • Largest number of trading partner connections (60%)

2019 Winner: Medtronic

2019 - Medtronic
  • Medtronic has worked collaboratively with both its provider customers in Europe and GHX to optimize business processes and enhance customer service. This work includes increasing its touchless EDI transaction rate and implementing GS1 global data standards via the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN).

  • The main drivers for collaboration include master data management (catalog/account), business process reviews and adjustments to increase automation levels, expansion of consignment business rules across EU markets, and end-to-end business process validation and adjustments to reduce manual interventions.

  • Over a 12 month period, Medtronic doubled its touchless EDI rate through the GHX Exchange and extended access to its GDSN catalog data across multiple countries.

  • The journey continues with Medtronic and its customers aligned on the common goal to further increase touchless rates and data standardization.
2018 - European Healthcare Supplier of the Year
2018 Winner -
Cardinal Health Europe
2017 - Cardinal Health
2017 Winner -
Cardinal Health
2016 - European Healthcare Supplier of the Year
2016 Winner -
2015 - European Healthcare Supplier of the Year
2015 Winner -
Smiths Medical International Ltd.