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Adena Regional Medical Center Makes 250 Best Hospitals List

Adena is the only rural hospital in Ohio to make the list.

Adena Regional Medical Center, Chillicothe, Ohio, has been named one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals for 2019 by Healthgrades™. The distinction places the hospital in the top 5 percent of more than 4,500 U.S. hospitals that are assessed for superior clinical performance by Healthgrades.

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Who Made the List? Top 100 Hospitals Announced by IBM Watson Health

Best-performing hospitals ranked on clinical, operational and patient satisfaction metrics.

IBM Watson Health™ published its Top 100 Hospitals annual study this month, which showcases top-performing U.S. hospitals. The IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals program was formerly known as the Truven Health Analytics 100 Top Hospitals program.

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Get to Know the Top 100 Hospital and Health System CIOs

A new list showcases the top 100 CIOs at hospitals and health systems, which appeared in Becker’s Hospital Review. The individuals featured on the list, and their respective institutions, have received recognition from the top industry associations, such as HIMSS, CHIME and others.

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Huntzinger Applauds Geisinger for Earning HIMSS Analytics Validation

Demonstrates use of analytics to improve clinical, operational, research and financial processes.

Geisinger has become the first healthcare system in Pennsylvania and the fourth in the world to earn the prestigious HIMSS Analytics Stage 6 Adoption Model for Analytics Maturity (AMAM℠) validation.

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Huntzinger Recognizes Hospital for Special Surgery – Winner of the HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence

First orthopedic specialty hospital to win the Davies Award.

Huntzinger congratulates Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), New York, for winning the HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence. The award recognizes HSS’ efforts to improve clinical pathway management and its bed planning process. Davies Award winners were recognized during the 2019 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition in Orlando this month.

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Congratulations to Ed Kopetsky, the 2018 CIO of the Year

Huntzinger congratulates Ed Kopetsky for being named the 2018 John E. Gall Jr. CIO of the Year. Kopetsky is the CIO of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children’s Health.

The award was announced January 7 by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). The award is given annually to a CIO who has shown significant leadership and commitment to the healthcare industry during his or her career. The recipient is selected jointly by the boards of CHIME and HIMSS.

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Huntzinger Applauds Beebe Healthcare’s Recognition of its Teams for Quality and Safety

“Huntzinger applauds Beebe Healthcare for its relentless pursuit of healthcare quality and safety.” offered Huntzinger executive vice president and partner, William C. Reed.

“We are honored to partner with Beebe by providing supportive resources, such as Rhonda Beaudet, RN, who participated on the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Team, Reed added. "Congratulations to Rhonda, the entire Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Team, and Beebe Healthcare!”

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Huntzinger Congratulates the Most Wired Recipients

As they continue their paths toward excellence, Huntzinger congratulates the organizations recognized in the 2018 CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired Survey results, which is managed by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).

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CHIME Honors Next Wave’s William Spooner with Legacy Award

Spooner is only the fifth CHIME member to receive a Legacy Award.

Next Wave’s William Spooner was honored with the Legacy Award from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). The award recognizes Spooner’s many contributions to CHIME and the healthcare industry. Spooner received the award Oct. 31st during the 2018 CHIME Fall CIO Forum in San Diego.

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Huntzinger and Next Wave Health Advisors Celebrate National Health IT Week

Huntzinger and Next Wave Health Advisors join our clients, and health IT professionals throughout the healthcare industry, in celebrating National Health IT Week. “In the more than a decade since National IT Health Week was founded, the importance of health IT to organizations has steadily increased” says William C. Reed, FCHIME, LFHIMSS, Huntzinger EVP and Partner. “IT ecosystems function at the very core of healthcare organizations, providing the technology platforms health professionals depend upon to deliver their excellent care. We salute health IT professionals during this week that recognizes them, along with organizations such as HIMSS and CHIME, who aid in their professional development.”

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