(From the August 2013 Issue of MedStat)
Nationwide Children’s was named one of the most wired hospitals in the country in Hospitals and Health Network’s 2013 Most Wired list. This prestigious list includes more than 250 hospitals around the country who have proven to be leaders in health care information technology. Nationwide Children’s was one of only 13 children’s hospitals in the country to earn a spot on this list. Nationwide Children’s IT staff supports quality and safety through the Zero Hero initiative, which includes a tracking system to measure and analyze patient care complications, seeking to increase patient safety. This annual survey gauges how organizations are planning for, utilizing and securing information technology across the entire enterprise, serving as a roadmap for how hospitals are using IT to transform their organizations.
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