Torrance Memorial Medical Center Earns 2020 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired Recognition for Acute and Ambulatory Care
Torrance CA, October 6, 2020 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is pleased to announce Torrance Memorial Medical Center has earned 2020 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired recognition. 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 technology has been a driver of innovation in healthcare for many years now, but never to the degree that we saw in 2020 with the pandemic,” said CHIME President and CEO Russell P. Branzell. “The Digital Health Most Wired program underscores why healthcare organizations keep pushing themselves to be digital leaders and shows what amazing feats they can achieve. This certification recognizes their exemplary performance in 2020.”
“It is a great honor for our organization to receive recognition for leveraging technology to support our mission critical goal of providing the highest level of quality care for the community we serve,” said Bernie Reid, BSN, MBA, CHCIO VP Information Technology at Torrance Memorial Medical Center.
A total of 30,091 organizations were represented in the 2020 Digital Health Most Wired program, which this year included four separate surveys: domestic, ambulatory, long-term care and international. The surveys assessed the adoption, integration and impact of technologies in healthcare organizations at all stages of development, from early development to industry leading.
Each participating organization received a customized benchmarking report, an overall score and scores for individual levels in eight segments: infrastructure; security; business/disaster recovery; administrative/supply chain; analytics/data management; interoperability/population health; patient engagement; and clinical quality/safety. Participants can use the report and scores to identify strengths and opportunities for improvement.