November ten, 2020
The College or university of Health care Information and facts Management Executives (CHIME) awarded Matt MacVey, vice president and chief information and facts officer, and Kurt Newman, M.D., president and CEO, equally of Children’s National Hospital, its 2020 Transformational Leadership Award. The award honors a CEO and CIO whose group developed and deployed transformational information and facts technologies (IT) that enhanced the shipping of treatment and streamlined administrative products and services.
“It is an honor to be picked for the 2020 Transformational Chief Award,” says MacVey. “We are grateful to CHIME and the American Hospital Association for producing a team award that recognizes the vital great importance of a sturdy CEO and CIO alignment in IT transformation.”
7 decades ago, Children’s National engaged with its IT vendor, Cerner, in an impactful and ground breaking partnership to form a initial-of-its-sort pediatric IT health institute, the Bear Institute. Considering that then, the Bear Institute has rolled out dozens of reducing-edge options to some 3,000 caregivers across the health process from an on the web staff wellness software to improvements that standardize the treatment approach and strengthen affected individual security.
MacVey spearheads Children’s National IT endeavours with the Bear Institute and Dr. Newman credits him for the hospital’s transformative IT initiatives.
“Matt and his team’s devotion to IT initiatives have produced us a much better and improved healthcare facility organization,” says Dr. Newman. “I glimpse forward to continuing to do the job with Matt and everyone at Kid’s National to even more undertake new technologies options that innovate the way we interact with our clients and families, as well as how we produce treatment.”
Every single yr, CHIME provides the Transformational Leadership Award in conjunction with the American Hospital Association. The honor was declared Nov. ten at their CHIME20: Electronic Recharge meeting.
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