Tina Vatanka Murphy, president and CEO of GHX, is leading the charge in helping the healthcare ecosystem move faster, operate more intelligently and achieve greater outcomes.
For more than two decades, Vatanka Murphy has guided GHX’s vision, mission and strategic direction, supporting the company’s growth to become the industry’s largest cloud-based supply chain network.
Driven by the belief that innovation requires diversity and understanding biases helps build stronger teams, Vatanka Murphy implemented the GHX Diversity & Inclusivity Advisory Council. She has instituted multiple initiatives across GHX, including training more than 700 employees in allyship and nearly 200 managers in unconscious bias.
Vatanka Murphy joined GHX shortly after its inception in 2000, rising to increasingly prominent leadership roles based on her significant contributions to expanding the company’s business and defining the roadmap for a more efficient and equitable future for healthcare.
Prior to being named CEO in 2022, Vatanka Murphy held the position of GHX division president, Value Based Care, and was instrumental in leading the company’s award-winning response to the global pandemic in 2020. She prioritized listening to customers to better understand changing market dynamics, which resulted in deeper customer partnerships and double-digit growth in 2021.
Vatanka Murphy previously served as senior vice president, GHX Global Product and Corporate Development, where she was responsible for architecting a global product function that led to strong customer retention and double-digit improvement in customer satisfaction scores. In her prior role as president of GHX Europe, her decisive leadership helped the company’s European arm significantly improve customer satisfaction while achieving double-digit growth.
Healthcare leadership and strategy, supply chain innovation, DEI, value-based healthcare