Main Line Health earns 2020 CHIME Health 'Most Wired' recognition
October 15, 2020News Releases
For the tenth consecutive year, Main Line Health was named to CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired list. CHIME’s Most Wired list acknowledges healthcare organizations that have adopted and deployed information technology to improve patient safety and health outcomes across the industry. Main Line Health has displayed the highest and most innovative uses of technology and continue to show growth across the System.
“Being recognized once again as ‘Most Wired’ health system exemplifies Main Line Health’s commitment to staying well ahead in strategic information technology and our commitment to providing a superior patient experience for patients—however they access their care,” explained Luke Olenoski, Chief Information Officer, Main Line Health. “While we are proud to receive this designation, we know our work must continue. Main Line Health is committed to evaluating the details, strengths and gaps to strive for continued advancement in the coming years.”
As a Most Wired health system, Main Line Health has integrated technology in every facet of the health care delivery system, including the implementation of MyChart and increased telehealth offerings for patients and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Through these initiatives, MLH is working to transform the way care is delivered across the health system.
“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.”
About Main Line Health
Founded in 1985,Main Line Health is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs. Main Line Health’s commitment—to deliver advanced medicine to treat and cure disease while also playing an important role in prevention and disease management as well as training physicians and other health care providers—reflects our intent to keep our community and ourselves well ahead. A team of more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians care for patients throughout the Main Line Health system.
At Main Line Health’s core are four of the region’s most respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation’s recognized facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital.
Main Line Health also includes Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, which includes skilled home health care, hospice and home infusion services; Main Line Health Centers, primary and specialty care, lab and radiology, and other outpatient services located in Broomall, Collegeville, Concordville, Exton, King of Prussia and Newtown Square; Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a biomedical research organization; and Main Line HealthCare,one of the region’s largest multispecialty physician networks.
Main Line Health is the recipient of numerous awards for quality care and service, including System Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest distinction for nursing excellence and the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE) Excellence Award. Main Line Health is committed to creating an environment of diversity, respect and inclusion and has proudly embraced the American Hospital Association’s #123forEquity Pledge to Act to eliminate disparities in care. We are dedicated to advancing patient-centered care, education and research to help our community stay healthy.