Hackensack Meridian Hospitals Earn 2016 Most Wired Designations from Hospitals & Health Networks. The survey, released by the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Forum, measures IT adoption of operational, financial and clinical performance in health care delivery networks in U.S. hospitals and designates those who have made strides in laying the foundation for robust clinical information systems.
HackensackUMC has made the list 15 times, and Meridian Health was named among the nation’s Most Wired health networks for the 17th year in a row—more than any other existing health network in the state of New Jersey.
HackensackUMC is distinguished with this honor highlighting the technology that is improving the efficiency of care delivery and creating a new dynamic in patient interactions.
“Congratulations to our co-CIOs Drs. Shafiq Rab, Joseph Mannion, and the entire Hackensack Meridian Health Information Technology team for receiving this prestigious award,” said Robert C. Garrett, FACHE, co-CEO of Hackensack Meridian Health. “By enhancing our patient engagement, clinical workflows, and providing the utmost data security throughout our network, we have greatly improved our quality of patient care.”