UAB Medicine has been named one of “HealthCare’s Most Wired” for 2020, by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives.
CHIME has recognized 71 hospitals for achieving Level 9 status from its 2020 HealthCare’s Most Wired program. CHIME’s Most Wired list acknowledges health care organizations that have adopted and deployed information technology to improve patient safety and health outcomes across the industry. UAB Hospital is the only Alabama hospital to achieve Level 9 status this year.
This is the seventh consecutive year UAB Medicine has earned Most Wired recognition.
The mission of the CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired program is to elevate the health and health care of communities around the world through the optimal use of information technology. The annual survey is designed to identify and recognize health care organizations that exemplify best practices through their adoption, implementation and use of information technology.
According to CHIME, hospitals and health systems at the forefront of using health care IT to improve the delivery of care have maximized the benefits of foundational technologies and are embracing new technologies that support population management and value-based care. The most successful organizations not only adopt technology but apply it strategically to achieve great outcomes.