This is very exciting as this award measures the level of IT integration and adoption in hospitals and health systems.
The Most Wired Survey, an industry-standard benchmark study designed to measure the level of IT adoption in U.S. hospitals and health systems. and is a useful tool for hospital and health system leadership to map their IT strategic plans. Health Forum, an American Hospital Association information company, distributes, collects and analyzes the Most Wired data and develops benchmarks that are becoming the industry standard for measuring IT adoption for operational, financial and clinical performance in health care delivery systems.
Congratulations to all of you that work hard every day utilizing and adopting to the latest technology in healthcare in aim of patient care! Without you utilizing and supporting the growth of healthcare information technology here at RMH, this would not be possible. Thanks for trusting our team as we continue to lead the way towards greater IT innovation in aim of patient care and satisfaction!
What is Most Wired?
The annual Most Wired survey is designed to measure the level of IT adoption in U.S. hospitals and health systems, and serve as a tool for hospital and health system leadership to map their IT strategic plans and IT maturity. The CIO of Rush Memorial Hospital, Jim Boyer, provides data surveyed across the RMH health system to the Most Wired survey and auditing team.
The Health Forum, an American Hospital Association company, which distributes, collects and analyzes the Most Wired data, develops benchmarks that are the industry standard for measuring IT adoption for operational, financial and clinical performance in health care delivery systems ranks hospitals against these standards….this is what determines a Most Wired Hospital.
Out of all U.S. hospitals 2,158 hospitals are represented in the Most Wired Survey. 500 hospitals have a bed size of 25-49 (23.3%). RMH ranked Most Wired out of the 15.3% that responded to the Most Wired survey. There are 162 hospitals in Indiana…We were 1 of 15 hospital in Indiana to receive the award!
Community Health Network, Indianapolis: Most Wired
Deaconess Health System, Evansville: Most Wired
Hancock Regional Hospital, Greenfield: Most Wired
Indiana University Health Blackford Community Hospital, Hartford City: Most Wired
Marion General Hospital, Marion: Most Wired
Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center, Jasper: Most Wired
Parkview Health, Fort Wayne: Most Wired
Reid Health, Richmond: Most Wired
Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis: Most Wired
Rush Memorial Hospital, Rushville: Most Wired
St Vincent Health, Indianapolis: Most Wired
St. Joseph Health System, Mishawaka: Most Wired
Union Hospital, Terre Haute: Most Wired
Union Hospital Clinton, Clinton: Most Improved
VA Northern Indiana Health Care System, Fort Wayne: Most Wired