11 hospitals, health systems honored for supply chain excellence

Eleven hospitals and health systems were honored for supply chain excellence by the Global Healthcare Exchange at its 19th annual GHXcellence Award ceremony in San Antonio April 30.

The awards, presented to both provider and supplier organizations, recognize healthcare leaders who use technology, modern processes and best practices to improve supply chain operations.

GHX selected the recipients based on a combination of performance metrics and implementation successes.

The 11 hospitals and health systems honorees:

1. U.S. Healthcare Provider of the Year (Large): Memorial Hermann Healthcare System (Houston)

2. U.S. Healthcare Provider of the Year (Small to Medium): Riverside Health System (Newport News, Va.)

3. Excellence in Contract Management: University Hospitals Health System (Cleveland)

4. Excellence in ePayables: HCA Healthcare (Nashville, Tenn.)

5. Excellence in eProcurement: San Antonio Regional Hospital

6. Excellence in Product Data Management: Scripps Health (San Diego)

7. Excellence in UDI & Standards: Alberta Health Services (Canada)

8. Excellence in Vendor Credentialing & Compliance: WellStar Health System (Marietta, Ga.)

9. Most Improved Provider: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (Columbus, Ohio)

10. Rookie of the Year: Lafayette (La.) General Health System

11. Trading Partner Pair of the Year: Aspirus Health (Wausa, Wis.) and Medline Industries (Northfield, Ill.)

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