MIAMI, November 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has released its coveted Digital Health Most Wired Survey results for the 2022 data collection period. Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is proud to announce its achievement as a certified hospital by level 8 for acute care.
Among more than 38,000 organizations surveyed by CHIME, Nicklaus Children’s ranked above peers in categories such as data analytics and management, population health, infrastructure and patient engagement. The study assessed the adoption, integration and impact of technology in healthcare organizations at all stages of development, from early development to industry leaders.
“We are proud to honor your team’s outstanding dedication to excellence in digital health,” said CHIME’s President and CEO Russell P. Branzel. “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.”
“Using technology to improve quality pediatric care is an important focus for Nicklaus Children’s Hospital,” said Dr. David Seo, senior vice president and chief digital and information officer. “We are honored to once again be recognized by CHIME, as this achievement is an important measure of our commitment to implementing technology to improve safety, communications and optimal medical care.”
The Digital Health Most Wired survey and recognition program serves as a comprehensive “Digital Health Check-up” for healthcare organizations worldwide. As success in digital health increasingly defines 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.
About Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital was founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International South Florida the only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with approximately 800 attending physicians, including more than 500 pediatric subspecialists. The 309-bed hospital, known as Miami Children’s Hospital from 1983 to 2014, is known for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with many specialty programs regularly ranked among the nation’s best by US News and World Report since 2008 In the 2022-2023 rankings, the hospital tied with two other hospitals as the number one children’s hospital in Florida. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the Southeast United States and since 2003 has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor. For more information, please visit www.nicklauschildrens.org
About CHIME The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives
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 US territories and over 190 health 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, to share best practices, address professional development needs, and advocate for the effective use of information management to improve health and care in the communities they serve. For more information, please visit chimecentral.org.
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