Adventist Health System, which includes Manchester Memorial Hospital
named a 2017 Most Wired health system.
Manchester, KY – Adventist Health System (AHS), which includes Manchester
Memorial Hospital (MMH), has been named a 2017 Most Wired health system based
on the results of HealthCare’s Most Wired survey, released by the American Hospital Association’s (AHA)
Health Forum. This year marks the fifth consecutive year that AHS
has received the honor.
“The commitment our organization has made to leveraging IT
solutions and innovation provides us with the technology resources needed to
deliver exceptional care and quality to patients as we carry out the mission of
Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ in our community,” said Erika Skula,
CEO/President of the hospital.
HealthCare’s Most Wired
survey, conducted between Jan. 15 and March 15, 2017, is published annually by Hospitals & Health Networks. The
survey’s nearly 700 participants represent more than 2,000 hospitals in the
U.S. It examines how organizations are leveraging IT to improve performance for
value-based health care in the areas of infrastructure, business and
administrative management; quality and safety; and clinical integration.
According to the survey, Most Wired
hospitals are using smart
phones, telehealth and remote monitoring to create more ways for patients to
access health care services and capture health information. They are
also transforming care delivery with knowledge gained from data and analytics and
investing in analytics to support new delivery models and effective
“The Most Wired hospitals
are using every available technology option to create more ways to reach their
patients in order to provide access to care,” said AHA President and CEO Rick
Pollack. “They are transforming care delivery, investing in new delivery models
in order to improve quality, provide access and control costs.”