ECRI Institute announces 2016 Healthcare Supply Chain winners


ECRI Institute, an independent nonprofit organization that researches approaches to improving patient care, has announced the winners of its fifth annual Healthcare Supply Chain Achievement Award.

The award honors healthcare organizations that demonstrate excellence in overall spend management and in adopting best practice solutions in their supply chain processes. 

"These winning hospitals and systems have shown increased utilization of ECRI Institute’s services, developing solutions that ultimately reduce costs without negatively impacting quality and outcomes,” says Timothy Browne, director of ECRI Institute’s PriceGuide service.

The winners of ECRI Institute's 2016 Healthcare Supply Chain Achievement Award are: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, CA; Greenville Health System, SC; Mountain States Health Alliance, TN; NCH Healthcare System, FL; Parkland, TX; Piedmont HealthCare, GA; ProMedica, OH; Reading Health System, PA; Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children's Health, CA; Summit Health, PA; University of Vermont Health Network, VT; and WellSpan Health, PA.

The winning organizations were chosen out of nearly 3,000 hospitals and health systems who participate in ECRI Institute’s PriceGuide and SELECTplus supply and capital procurement advisory programs. Each winner was recognized for a high level of dedication to improving healthcare quality and reducing costs by leveraging the full range of their ECRI Institute membership services.    

“We applaud our winning organizations for their high level of dedication to improving healthcare quality and reducing costs in collaboration with ECRI Institute,” said Jennifer Myers, ECRI Institute’s vice president of SELECT health technology services.

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