RIDGEWOOD, NJ, November 10, 2022 —Valley Health System has been recognized as one of the nation’s “Most Wired” according to CHIME HealthCare’s Digital Health Most Wired? 2022 survey.
CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired distinction recognizes hospitals and health systems that are at the forefront of using healthcare information technology (IT) to improve the delivery of care. Valley received a Level 8 certification in the Acute survey selection, which is one of the highest certifications given by CHIME.
Among the more than 38,000 organizations surveyed by CHIME, Valley ranked above peers in categories such as analytics and data management, population health, infrastructure, and patient engagement. The survey assessed the adoption, integration, and impact of technologies in healthcare organizations at all stages of development, from early development to industry leading.
“Valley is proud to have once again made the Most Wired list and to have earned one of the highest certification levels,” said Eric Carey, Vice President of Information Systems and Chief Information Officer for Valley Health System. “We strategically leverage technology to optimize access to high-quality care, as well as, to improve outcomes and the patient experience. Driving toward the opening of our new hospital, we are excited about the exceptional new technologies we are implementing to further our commitment to our patients.”
This is the twenty-second year that Valley has made this prestigious list.
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 survey reflects the progress of leading healthcare providers as they reinvent healthcare for a new century.
“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 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.