As an eight time "Most Wired" in health care recipient, the information services department of Penn Medicine provides support for the applications, systems and technologies that support the Penn Medicine mission. From a patient care perspective, Penn Medicine information technology (IT) focuses its efforts on the clinical and financial systems that support the day-to-day operations of three hospitals, several satellite practices and more than 2,000 physicians.
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Modern Healthcare IT Case Study Contest 2010 (2nd Place) - Penn Medicine Information Services award recipient: "This annual program recognizes healthcare IT implementation projects that have improved patient care and that also may be eligible for funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, commonly known as the economic stimulus bill."
Top Ten of America's Best Hospitals - The Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian is ranked as one of the top ten hospitals in the United States by U.S. News & World Report.
Magnet Award for Nursing - The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) has achieved Magnet status - the highest institutional honor awarded for nursing excellence - from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
School of Medicine Ranked Among Top Five in Nation - The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania ranks among the nation's top five research-oriented medical schools, according to the annual survey by U.S. News & World Report. This marks the 16th consecutive year that the Perelman School of Medicine has ranked as one of the top five medical schools in the United States.
InformationWeek 500 - Placed #54 - Penn Medicine Information Services award recipient: "Benchmarks company's technology strategies and practices against the country's leading organizations as a technology innovator. The nation's most innovative users of business technology are honored with its 2010 InformationWeek 500 listing. Now in its 22nd year, the InformationWeek 500 tracks the technology, strategies, investments and administrative practices of some of the best-known organizations in the country."
One of America's 100 "Most Wired" Hospitals - In 2008, Penn Medicine was named one of the nation's 100 "Most Wired"Most Wired"Most Wired" hospitals and health care systems by Hospitals & Health Networks, the Journal of the American Hospital Association. This prestigious award is based on an annual survey which polls the nation's health care systems on their use of Internet technologies to connect with patients, physicians and nurses, payors, health plans and employees. Penn Medicine has been recognized by this award for eight years in the last decade.
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