Mountain View, CA – El Camino Health has been recognized by healthcare supply chain leader Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) as a "Best 50" healthcare provider for the second year in a row. For the past 15 years, GHX's annual "Best 50" award spotlights the top North American hospitals and health systems working to improve patient outcomes through supply chain automation and innovation.
"The supply chain team's work puts them right behind our frontline workers," said Carlos Bohorquez, chief financial officer of El Camino Health. "They know they have a critical role in ensuring our staff and physicians have the supplies they need to safely care for our patients. They are innovators who have gone above and beyond to support our nurses and physicians, and we are honored to be named one of the best in North America."
GHX Best 50 honorees are selected from a pool of more than 4,100 provider organizations connected to the GHX digital trading platform. The top performing organizations are identified and ranked based on key supply chain metrics which include:
- Purchasing volume
- Exception rates
- Exchange utilization
- Number of trading partner connections during the 2022 calendar year
This year's honorees will be recognized at GHX Summit 23, while will be held in Chicago from May 9-12, 2023.
"Supply chain innovation is a series of small improvements that produce significant impact," said Tina Vatanka Murphy, president and CEO, GHX. "This year's GHX Best 50 honorees demonstrate what's possible with focused determination for delivering affordable, quality patient care for all. As the industry continues to navigate a challenging year, organizations like El Camino Health are well-positioned to realize the benefits of stronger, more resilient supply chains."
The full list of 2022 winners and past winners can be found here.
About El Camino Health
El Camino Health has served the communities of Santa Clara County for more than 60 years, with nationally recognized physicians and nurses at two not-for-profit acute care hospitals in Los Gatos and Mountain View, and primary care, multi-specialty care, and urgent care locations across the region. El Camino Health is dedicated to giving patients high-quality care utilizing the most advanced technology and research, delivering results first and respect always.
Aside from achieving outstanding patient outcomes, the hospitals have earned numerous awards for clinical excellence, including being named one of the World’s Best Hospitals 2022 by Newsweek and becoming the San Francisco Bay Area’s first Magnet hospital, earning four consecutive designations from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for nursing excellence.
Key service lines include cancer care, cardiovascular care, maternity care, mental health and addiction services, orthopedics, pulmonology, and women's health. Visit elcaminohealth.org to learn more.
Building on decades of collaboration among providers, manufacturers, distributors and other industry stakeholders, Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) is leading the charge in helping organizations run the new business of healthcare. By automating key business processes and translating evidence-based analytics and data into meaningful action, GHX is helping the healthcare ecosystem to move faster, operate more intelligently and achieve greater outcomes. With the support of GHX, healthcare organizations have removed billions of dollars of wasteful healthcare spend. For more information on GHX's suite of world-class, cloud-based supply chain solutions, visit www.ghx.com and The Healthcare Hub.