What Do the Top 10 Most Wired Hospitals Have in Common?

What does it take to be a Most Wired hospital? Spok dove into the data to see what the top 10 have in common for traits and clinical metrics. See what they found.

In November, CHIME named 254 organizations to its Healthcare’s Most Wired list. What does it take to achieve this distinguished ranking in healthcare IT?

Editor's Note: This article was originally posted on Spok's website

According to Russell Branzell, president and CEO of CHIME, any hospital can achieve Most Wired status if they have a strategic vision, paired with the right leadership and technology. This year, CHIME used a new scoring methodology, which set the bar higher for becoming a Most Wired recipient. Trends from the survey have been published in an industry report covering four key areas: 1) Integration; 2) Security; 3) Population Health Management; and 4) Telehealth. Branzell went on to explain that the Most Wired survey is the opportunity to improve patient safety and outcomes by sharing best practices nationally and globally. We wondered what traits, clinical metrics, and commonalities Most Wired recipients share. We looked at the top ten hospitals and health systems that made the list, and here’s what we found.

To see what we found please click here.

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