Jefferson Health Hospitals Earn 2021 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired Recognition
PHILADELPHIA — Four Jefferson Health facilities have earned the 2021 Digital Health Most Wired recognition from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).
The CHIME Digital Health Most Wired program conducts an annual survey to assess how effectively healthcare organizations use core and advanced technologies in their clinical and business programs in order to improve the care provided in their communities.
Four Jefferson Health facilities scored in the top 5 percent of all participating organizations, earning recognition in the following categories:
- Acute Care: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Jefferson Abington Hospital, Jefferson Health - Northeast and Jefferson Stratford Hospital
- Ambulatory Care: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Jefferson Abington Hospital and Jefferson Stratford Hospital
- Long-Term Care: Jefferson Stratford Hospital
“It is an honor for our hospitals to be recognized with CHIME’s Digital Health Most Wired distinction,” said Nassar Nizami, EVP & Chief Information Officer, Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health. “This recognition exemplifies our continued commitment to providing safe, high-quality care using the most comprehensive technologies, as we work to improve the lives of the communities that we serve.”
The 2021 Digital Health Most Wired program includes four separate surveys: acute, ambulatory, long-term care and international acute. The surveys assessed the adoption, integration and impact of technologies in healthcare organizations at all stages of development, from early development to industry leading.
More than 36,000 organizations were represented in this year’s survey. Each participating organization received a customized benchmarking report, an overall score and scores for individual levels in eight segments. Participants received a certification based on their overall performance, with level 10 being the highest.