LOUISVILLE, Colo., March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Voting is now open for the 2011 GHXcellence Industry Impact Awards, recognizing provider and supplier organizations that are having the greatest impact on the healthcare supply chain by:
Online voting takes place now through March 20, 2012, and the winners will be announced at the 12th annual GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit May 7-9, 2012, in Orlando.
The GHXcellence Industry Impact Awards honor healthcare organizations that are transforming the business of healthcare through their partnerships with GHX. Over the past two months, GHX members have nominated provider and supplier organizations that they believe meet this criterion. Now the greater healthcare industry has the opportunity to vote for the GHXcellence Industry Impact Awards winners from the following list of provider and supplier nominees:
GHX will also present nine additional GHXcellence Awards this year based on quantifiable performance, with organizations judged on metrics such as their percentage increase in purchase order lines, number of electronic trading partners or market share gains. The awards include:
"In recent years, healthcare providers and suppliers have increasingly recognized the impact they have on one another and the business and financial benefits of collaborative supply chain improvements," said Derek Smith, executive vice president, Marketing and Product Management, GHX. "GHX members have been at the forefront of this trend and we are excited to highlight their success through this year's GHXcellence Awards program. We encourage members of the healthcare community to judge the nominees for themselves and vote for the provider and supplier that have made the greatest strides in improving operations and reducing costs for themselves and their trading partners."
*Organizations categorized based on sales revenue
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.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved