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Gartner names top 25 supply chains in healthcare

Written by Mackenzie Bean | November 22, 2016 

 Gartner recently released is eighth annual Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 rankings.

The list recognizes 25 health systems or healthcare companies for their efforts to improve human lives at sustainable costs, according to a news release.

Intermountain Healthcare earned the top spot on this year’s list after ranking third for the past two years. Through a recent supply chain initiative to boost standardization among 62 clinical product categories, the Salt Lake City-based health system achieved $24 million in savings on clinical commodity products.

Dublin, Ohio-based Cardinal Health, which took home the No. 2 spot for the second year in a row, is also the highest ranked distributor on the list, according to the report. Mayo Clinic dropped from first on the list in 2015 to third this year. However, the Rochester, Minn.-based health system represents one of the most consistent performers on the list, ranking among the top five for the past six years.

Here is the complete list of Gartner’s Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 rankings in descending order.

  1. Intermountain Healthcare (Salt Lake City)
  2. Cardinal Health (Dublin, Ohio)
  3. Mayo Foundation (Rochester, Minn.)
  4. Mercy (St. Louis)
  5. McKesson (San Francisco)
  6. Owens & Minor (Richmond, Va.)
  7. CVS Health (Woonsocket, R.I.)
  8. Johnson & Johnson (New Brunswick, N.J.)
  9. AmerisourceBergen (Chesterbrook, Pa.)
  10. Cleveland Clinic
  11. Walgreens Boots Alliance (Deerfield, Ill.)
  12. Banner Health (Phoenix)
  13. Medtronic (Dublin, Ireland)
  14. Ascension Health (St. Louis)
  15. Ochsner Health System (southeast Louisiana)
  16. BD (Franklin Lakes, N.J.)
  17. Novartis (Basel, Switzerland)
  18. Pfizer (New York City)
  19. Advocate Health Care (Downers Grove, Ill.)
  20. Amgen (Thousand Oaks, Calif.)
  21. BJC HealthCare (St. Louis)
  22. Henry Schein (Melville, N.Y.)
  23. Duke University Health System (Durham, N.C.)
  24. Roche (Basel, Switzerland)
  25. Abbott (Abbott Park, Ill.)