The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) announced that Ochsner Health earned 2021 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired recognition as a certified level eight out of 10. Ochsner was recognized in two categories, acute and ambulatory care.
Ochsner Lafayette General was also specifically recognized as a certified level nine in acute and ambulatory care.
The CHIME Digital Health Most Wired program conducts an annual survey to assess how effectively healthcare organizations apply core and advanced technologies into their clinical and business programs to improve health and care in their communities.
“Digital transformation in healthcare has accelerated to an unprecedented level since 2020, and the next few years will bring a wave of innovation that empowers healthcare consumers and will astound the industry,” said CHIME President and CEO Russell P. Branzell. “The Digital Health Most Wired program recognizes the outstanding digital leaders who have paved the way for this imminent revolution in healthcare. Their trailblazing commitment to rapid transformation has set an example for the entire industry in how to pursue a leadership vision with determination, brilliant planning and courage to overcome all challenges.”
“The CHIME Most Wired designation reinforces how we at Ochsner are innovating everyday to bring better technologies to give our patients better care,” said Laura Wilt, Ochsner Health system vice president and chief information officer. “It shows that we are at the forefront of transformational healthcare.”