Children’s National Hospital earns 2020 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired recognition


October 06, 2020

Children’s Nationwide Healthcare facility has received 2020 Digital Health Most Wired recognition by The School of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) as a certified level eight. The CHIME Digital Health Most Wired method conducts an annual study to evaluate how efficiently health treatment businesses use core and advanced systems into their scientific and small business systems to make improvements to health and treatment in their communities. 

“Children’s Nationwide is honored to acquire the Most Wired recognition for our inpatient and ambulatory venues,” claimed Matt MacVey, vice president and main data officer at Children’s Nationwide. “We have produced considerable investments in technologies in aid of our mission to offer a substantial-top quality experience and ideal health results for youngsters regionally, nationally and internationally.”

Currently being selected as a level eight recognizes that Children’s Nationwide has deployed systems and methods to enable analyze its info and is starting up to realize significant scientific and efficiency results. It is also experimenting with additional advanced systems, like telehealth, that broaden access to treatment.

“Digital technologies has been a driver of innovation in health treatment for lots of many years now, but never ever to the diploma that we observed in 2020 with the pandemic,” claimed CHIME President and CEO Russell P. Branzell. “The Digital Health Most Wired method underscores why health treatment businesses preserve pushing by themselves to be electronic leaders and exhibits what awesome feats they can realize. This certification recognizes their exemplary functionality in 2020.”   

A overall of 30,135 businesses were being represented in the 2020 Digital Health Most Wired method, which this calendar year bundled four different surveys: domestic, ambulatory, lengthy-time period treatment and intercontinental. The surveys assessed the adoption, integration and impact of systems in health treatment businesses at all stages of advancement, from early advancement to business leading. 

This is the 3rd calendar year that CHIME has done the study and overseen the method. In each and every successive calendar year, CHIME has expanded the study to seize additional forms of businesses that serve patients across the continuum of treatment. CHIME also proceeds to market the method internationally to offer a world overview of electronic health progress.  

“The use of electronic health technologies has never ever been additional essential than all through the recent pandemic,” claims MacVey. “Our foundational technologies investments and distinctive partnership with Cerner, by the Bear Institute for Health Innovation, has permitted us to seamlessly fulfill the wants of our patients, households and staff.”

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