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Birmingham, Ala. (March 15, 2023) —  Children’s of Alabama has been recognized by healthcare supply chain leader Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) as a “Best 50” healthcare provider. For the past 15 years, GHX’s annual “Best 50” award has spotlighted the top North American hospitals and health systems working to improve patient outcomes through supply chain automation and innovation.

“We understand that to provide outstanding care and support to our patients, we need to be among the best of the healthcare providers in the United States, “said Scott Shannon, division director of procurement at Children’s of Alabama.

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 such as purchasing volume, exception rates, exchange utilization and number of trading partner connections during the 2022 calendar year. The recipients will be recognized at GHX Summit 23, being held in Chicago from May 9-12, 2023.

“Supply chain innovation is a series of small improvements that produce a 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 Children’s of Alabama 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: www.ghx.com/awards/best-50/.