Gartner Gives Supply Chain Innovation Awards


Gartner, Inc., a technology research company, has announced the winners of the 2016 Supply Chainnovator Awards. The awards recognize innovative and high-impact supply chain initiatives in the healthcare, high-tech manufacturing and consumer/retail sectors, according to a press release from Gartner, Inc.

The healthcare Supply Chainnovators include:

AstraZeneca – Healthy Heart Africa is leveraging supply chains across multiple diverse network partners to bring hypertension awareness, screening and care to 10 million Africans by 2025. In less than one year, Healthy Heart Africa has screened more than 1.2 million patients, identified 200,000 people with an orientation toward hypertension and moved 25,000 people that otherwise would not have received care directly into treatment.

Mercy ROi – Unified Analytics Platform (UAP) combines seven technology platforms into one location to improve decision making, impacting the cost and quality of care. Mercy ROi is using the UAP to drive improved value creation across care pathways and capture the true cost of product and the impact of lower utilization that the organization may consider.


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