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


2017 Winner: TransForm Shared Services Organization

  • TransForm takes a proactive approach to data analytics leveraging My Exchange and Contract Center with Provider Intelligence Professional. Significant results have been achieved in continually low overall provider exceptions and increases in contract match rates.

  • A continued focus on automation throughout business processes and driving EDI invoice adoption enables TransForm to transact 75 percent of its spend through the GHX Exchange.

  • TransForm is actively engaged in leading practice information sharing with other organizations, including education, presentations and collaborative approaches to overall healthcare supply chain cost improvements.

  • This is TransForm’s third win for Canadian Healthcare Provider of the Year.


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