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.

Excellence in Contract Management - Supplier

This award is presented to a supplier leading the drive for improving contract price alignment and efficiencies through automation. 


  • Must be a GHX Collaboration Portal user

Criteria considered

Note: Nominees are not required to meet all these criteria, nor are they limited to these. This criteria defines the range of accomplishment considered for this award. 

  • Special consideration given to those utilizing GHX 845 automation services
  • Special consideration to those using GHX Supplier Intelligence and My Exchange to identify and reduce reoccurring discrepancies 
  • Reduction in contract price discrepancies over rolling 12 and 24 months
  • Percentage of contracts automated
  • Strategic execution - how My Exchange, Supplier Intelligence, Collaboration Portal and 845 automation help reduce pricing exceptions

Nominations should include supporting documentation whenever possible. 

2018 Winner: Coloplast


  • Coloplast is a leader in supply chain automation in the healthcare industry. The company first worked with GHX to automate the “core four” supply chain documents: Purchase order (PO), purchase order acknowledgement (POA), advance ship notice (ASN) and invoice.

  • The Coloplast team then expanded automation into all single channel/ advanced transaction sets, making GHX the sole channel for all contracting activities for their hospital, group purchasing organization (GPO) and distribution partners.

  • They next plan to implement Collaboration Portal to further improve pricing alignment among their trading partners.

2017 - GE Healthcare
2017 Winner -
GE Healthcare
2016 - Excellence in Contract Management - Supplier
2016 Winner -
Olympus Corporation of the Americas