LOUISVILLE, Colo., June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) today announced that Ernst & Young recognized GHX CEO and President Bruce Johnson with the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2012 Award for Technology in the Rocky Mountain Region. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Bruce Johnson was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented last night at a special gala in Denver.
"On behalf of GHX and our entire team, I am honored by this award," said Bruce Johnson, CEO and president of GHX. "We are working on creating new technology that can solve some of the most inefficient business processes in healthcare and it's a privilege to lead an entire team of entrepreneurs. We have the opportunity to effect real change in the business of healthcare and that's what drives us every day."
As a Rocky Mountain Region award winner, Bruce Johnson is now eligible for consideration for the National Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 Award. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the National Entrepreneur of the Year Overall Award winner, will be announced in Palm Springs, California on November 17, 2012. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX), a healthcare technology and services company, helps reduce the cost of doing business in healthcare by enabling better supply chain management. GHX makes it easier for hospitals, other healthcare providers and the suppliers that do business with them to drive cost and inefficiency out of their processes. Working with GHX, the healthcare organizations that make up the GHX Global Network are on track to save $5 billion by 2014—savings that can be invested in such things as hiring more nurses, providing care to uninsured children or developing new medical products. GHX is owned by organizations on both the buy and sell side of the healthcare supply chain, including some of the largest companies in the world. Find GHX on the Web, on Twitter @GHX_LLC and on Facebook @GHX.
About Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year®
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential, and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 140 cities in more than 50 countries.
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