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Top 25 Healthcare Supply Chains of 2020
Top 25 Healthcare Supply Chains of 2020
Top 25 Healthcare Supply Chains of 2020
Top 25 Healthcare Supply Chains of 2020
Top 25 Healthcare Supply Chains of 2020

Top 25 Healthcare Supply Chains of 2020

Nov. 18, 2020
"2020 has proved to be a challenging year for healthcare and life sciences supply chains with the COVID-19 pandemic stressing many networks to their breaking point," said Stephen Meyer, of Gartner Supply Chain practice.

Healthcare supply chains had a very tough year due to the pandemic but many of them rose to the challenge.

On Nov. 12, Gartner, Inc. released its annual Gartner Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 ranking, which recognizes companies across the healthcare value chain that advance healthcare by improving patient outcomes and controlling costs.

 "2020 has proved to be a challenging year for healthcare and life sciences supply chains with the COVID-19 pandemic stressing many networks to their breaking point," said Stephen Meyer, senior director analyst with the Gartner Supply Chain practice. “All supply chains had to make significant changes to the way they worked, both tactically and strategically.” 

For the second year in a row, Johnson & Johnson takes the top spot, scoring the highest overall peer and Gartner opinion. CVS Health, Cleveland, McKesson and Banner Health complete the Top 5. Four new organizations joined the ranking: Baylor Scott & White Health, Johns Hopkins Health System, Indiana University and Biogen.

“J&J set itself apart in its approach to supply chain innovation,”  Meyer said. “While other supply chains made notable strides in individual projects and initiatives, J&J stood out in its commitment to finding novel supply chain solutions to the challenges of modern healthcare.”

In its third year, the Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 Masters recognized sustained supply chain leadership in healthcare. The criteria were the same as in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Top 25 – a top 5 composite score in any seven of the last 10 years. The Master's category is not a permanent appointment. Companies must requalify every year and continue to innovate.

 “As with last year, Mayo Clinic, Intermountain Health Care and Cardinal Health defended their standing as Masters – a remarkable achievement for each of them. Even in this challenging year, they continued to demonstrate supply chain excellence, agility and innovation,” Mr. Meyer said.

Top 25

Johnson & Johnson

CVS Health

Cleveland Clinic

McKesson

Banner Health

Walgreens Boots Alliance

Duke University Health System

Ochsner Health System

Mercy

Medtronic

Novo Nordisk

AmerisourceBergen

Becton Dickson

Owens & Minor

Pfizer

Baylor Scott & White Health

Stryker

Johns Hopkins Health System

Henry Schein

Spectrum Health

Boston Scientific

Indiana University Healthy

Biogen

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