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Main Line Health Recognized in Health Imaging & IT magazine's "Top 25 Connected Healthcare Facilities"

Thursday, August 26, 2010

(Radnor, Pa.)—Recently, Health Imaging & IT magazine recognized Main Line Health as a winner of its 2010 Top 25 Connected Healthcare Facilities award.

Main Line Health (MLH) was selected as one of this year’s winners from a pool of over 50 entries. The annual list recognizes hospitals, health systems, imaging centers and physician practices that seamlessly integrate imaging and IT systems, provide physicians with immediate, anywhere access to patient data and demonstrate return on investment and high patient and staff satisfaction.

As a recipient of the award, MLH is said to have distinguished itself by linking patient images with an electronic medical records as well as providing many employed and referring physicians with remote access to clinical images and data.

According to Health Imaging and IT magazine, “Top 25 Connected Healthcare Facilities” are excellent examples of smart technology investment, interoperability among devices and IT systems and notable sharing of resources.

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About MLH

Founded in 1985, Main Line Health (MLH) is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs. At its core are four of the region’s respected acute care hospitals — Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital — as well as one of the nation’s premier facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital; Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; and the Home Care Network, a home health service. Main Line Health also consists of Main Line HealthCare, one of the region’s largest multi-specialty physician networks, and the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a non-profit biomedical research organization located on the campus of Lankenau Medical Center. Main Line Health also consists of four outpatient health centers located in Broomall, Collegeville, Exton and Newtown Square. Main Line Health hospitals, with more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians, are the recipients of numerous awards for quality care and service, including recognition among Truven Health Analytics’ list of Top 100 Hospitals and top 20% of health systems in the nation, and Magnet®, the nation’s highest honor for nursing excellence. Main Line Health is among the area’s leaders in medicine, providing advanced patient-centered care, education and research to help our community stay healthy.

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