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.

U.S. Healthcare Provider of the Year – Small to Medium

GHX recognizes the top performing provider with less than 500 beds.

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)
  • Gross transaction volume (GTV) per bed (i.e., PO GTV / staffed beds)
  • PO trading partner enablement
  • Strategic execution of supply chain-related activities in support of organizational objectives

2017 Winner: Seattle Children’s

  • Seattle Children’s pursues continuous performance improvement by reducing waste, driving efficiency and growth management.

  • They developed a standardized workflow for buyers to follow for exceptions that provides clear visibility into status for resolution, and established a management process for the item master that facilitates standards and clean data.

  • Working collaboratively with GHX, they identified opportunities for enhancements that provide value for the GHX Exchange community as a whole.

  • This is the third year in a row that they have been named U.S. Healthcare Provider of the Year in the Small to Medium category.
2017 - Seattle Children’s
2017 Winner -
Seattle Children’s
2016 - Provider of the Year - Small to Medium
2016 Winner -
Seattle Children’s Hospital
2015 - Provider of the Year - Small to Medium
2015 Winner -
Seattle Children’s Hospital