July 19, 2017

Loyola and Gottlieb Named to 2017 "Most Wired" Hospitals List

MAYWOOD, IL – For the 14th time, Loyola University Medical Center has been named one of the nation's "Most Wired" hospitals.

Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, a member of Loyola University Health System, also has been named to the prestigious 2017 Most Wired list.

The list was released by the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Forum. The 2017 Most Wired® survey and benchmarking study is a leading industry barometer measuring information technology use and adoption among hospitals nationwide. It is published in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks (H&HN) magazine.

Most Wired hospitals are transforming care delivery with knowledge gained from data and analytics. They are investing in analytics to support new delivery models and effective decision-making and training clinicians on how to use analytics to improve quality, provide access and control costs.
 
Most Wired hospitals also are using smart phones, the internet and other information technologies to enable physicians to examine patients remotely and for patients to send health data to their physicians.
 
“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.”

About Loyola University Health System

Loyola University Health System is part of Trinity Health, a national Catholic health system with an enduring legacy and a steadfast mission to be a transforming and healing presence within the communities we serve. Trinity is committed to being a people-centered health care system that enables better health, better care and lower costs. Trinity Health has 84 hospitals and hundreds of continuing care facilities, home care agencies and outpatient centers in 21 states and 89,000 employees.