–Ferrell Hospital has received two Digital Health Most Wired awards for 2022, which are Level 7 Certifications in both the Acute and Ambulatory categories from The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME
). The Digital Health Most Wired Survey program is designed to identify and recognize healthcare organizations that have gone above and beyond to exemplify best practices through their adoption, implementation, and use of information technology.
Among the more than 38,000 organizations surveyed by CHIME, Ferrell Hospital ranked above peers in categories like analytics and data management, population health, infrastructure, and patient engagement. The survey assessed the adoption, integration and impact of technologies in health care organizations at all stages of development, from early development to industry leading.
“We are proud to honor your team’s exceptional dedication to excellence in digital health,” said CHIME President and CEO Russell P. Branzell. “Your pioneering performance in the industry inspires other organizations by example. Patients in communities around the world receive better care when you drive change through digital transformation, as you have proven through your success in this rigorous program.”
The Digital Health Most Wired survey and recognition program serves as a comprehensive “Digital Health Check-up” for healthcare organizations across the world. As success in digital health increasingly determines the quality of patient care, the scope of the CHIME Digital Health Most Wired survey reflects the progress of leading healthcare providers as they reinvent healthcare for a new century.
Ferrell Hospital’s Chief Nursing Officer, Rachael Prather, RN, BSN, says “We are honored to be named as a ‘Most Wired Hospital.’ These awards signify our commitment to our community to be innovative by providing high-quality care outcomes through the use of technology."
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is an executive organization dedicated to serving chief information officers (CIOs), chief medical information officers (CMIOs), chief nursing information officers (CNIOs), chief innovation officers (CIOs), chief digital officers (CDOs) and other senior healthcare IT leaders. With more than 5,000 members in 58 countries plus two U.S. territories and over 190 healthcare IT business partners and professional services firms, CHIME and its three associations provide a highly interactive, trusted environment enabling senior professional and industry leaders to collaborate, exchange best practices, address professional development needs and advocate the effective use of information management to improve the health and care in the communities they serve. For more information, please visit chimecentral.org