Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — Annually College of Healthcare Information Management Executive (CHIME) Evaluate the use of technology in healthcare organizations. In 2022, CHIME analyzed approximately 39,000 facilities.
Not only did UPMC earn the highest rating for 24 consecutive years, it was also one of only 17 healthcare systems in the United States to receive the highest rating in both outpatient and acute settings.
To achieve this recognition, UPMC and other members of this group have implemented advanced technologies such as telemedicine, bedside data access and cost analysis tools, and leveraged them to reduce costs. Improved access to care, patient experience, and services while reducing costs.
The UPMC Hillman Cancer Center facility also received a high score of 7 in the domestic and international category.
UPMC’s Chief Information Officer, Ed McCallister, said: “Throughout the pandemic, our investment in technology is key to enabling us to meet the needs of our patients, and we continue to look for new ways to deliver compassionate, life-changing care and insurance services. increase.”
Over the past five years, UPMC has invested over $2.4 billion in technology across the healthcare system to improve the quality and effectiveness of care. UPMC is an early adopter of electronic medical records and a leader in advances in biometrics, machine learning and natural language processing.
https://www.northcentralpa.com/life/upmc-continues-24-year-streak-as-most-wired-health-system/article_4fbc52f2-4f61-11ed-a2c8-6769c8809cb6.html UPMC Retains Position as ‘Most Wired’ Healthcare System for 24th Consecutive Year | Life