Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) today announced its annual list of the Best 50 supply chains, which recognizes the highest performing healthcare provider organizations in North America. Honored for their work in improving operational performance while driving down costs through supply chain automation, the Best 50 honorees stand out among North America’s premier hospitals for setting the standard for supply chain excellence. The 2021 recipients will be honored at the 22nd annual GHX Summit taking place May 9 - 12, 2022 at the Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida.
“These leaders know that to achieve operational efficiency, cost-effectiveness and improve patient care, it’s critical to fortify the supply chain through automation,” said Bruce Johnson, president and CEO, GHX. “And this has never been more important. Organizations such as the Best 50 are leading healthcare toward a more value-driven future. In the face of continuing personnel shortages, they realize a more efficient supply chain operations can help relieve over-burdened staff while combating financial and operational pressures.”
Selected among more than 4,100 hospitals connected to the GHX digital trading network (Exchange) in the U.S. and Canada, the Best 50 winners scored highest in critical areas including maximizing automation, increasing Exchange utilization and trading partner connections during the 2021 calendar year.
The 2021 GHX Best 50 winners are as follows (listed in alphabetical order):
Criteria period for consideration as a Best 50 honoree is a full calendar year (January 1 – December 31, 2021). To qualify, providers must have:
Best 50 providers are ranked for each of the following "big three" exception types (the lower the exception rate, the higher the rank):
Rankings also consider gross transaction volume (GTV) per bed (i.e., PO GTV / staffed beds) and total number of PO trading partners.
Building on decades of collaboration among providers, manufacturers, distributors and other industry stakeholders, Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) is leading the charge in helping organizations run the new business of healthcare. By automating key business processes and translating evidence-based analytics and data into meaningful action, GHX is helping the healthcare ecosystem to move faster, operate more intelligently and achieve greater outcomes. With the support of GHX, healthcare organizations have removed billions of dollars of wasteful healthcare spend. For more information on GHX’s suite of cloud-based supply chain solutions, visit www.ghx.com and The Healthcare Hub.