Top in Technology: North Shore-LIJ Earns Spot on the InformationWeek 500 List of Innovators
September 10, 2013
MANHASSET, NY – Underscoring its extensive efforts to improve patient care by creating robust information systems, North Shore-LIJ announced today that it has made this year’s InformationWeek 500, placing in the top 250 of organizations that exceed as technological innovators in the U.S.
“With the landscape of healthcare shifting rapidly, being able to use technology to enable safer and more convenient care is vital to our mission and our patients,” said John L. Bosco, senior vice president and chief information officer at North Shore-LIJ. “From our electronic health records’ rollout to the use of real-time information delivery through social networking, our health system is in a prime position to improve all aspects of communications between providers and consumers.”
InformationWeek identifies and honors the nation's most innovative users of information technology with its annual InformationWeek 500 listing, and also tracks the technology, strategies, investments and administrative practices of some of the best‐known organizations in the country. Unique among corporate rankings, the InformationWeek 500 spotlights the power of innovation in information technology. Additional details on the list can be found online at www.informationweek.com/iw500/.
"The theme of this year's InformationWeek 500 is digital business. It's a movement, rooted in data analytics, mobile computing, social networking and other customer‐focused technologies that are turning companies and industries on their ear," said InformationWeek Editor In Chief Rob Preston. "Every enterprise is now a digital business — or needs to become one fast. The organizations in our ranking are leading the way."
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About North Shore-LIJ Health System
The nation's 14th-largest healthcare system, North Shore-LIJ delivers world-class clinical care throughout the New York metropolitan area, pioneering research at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and a visionary approach to medical education highlighted by the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. North Shore-LIJ cares for people at every stage of life at 16 hospitals and nearly 400 outpatient physician practices throughout the region. North Shore-LIJ’s owned hospitals and long-term care facilities house more than 6,000 beds, employ more than 10,000 nurses and have affiliations with more than 9,400 physicians. With a workforce of more than 46,000, North Shore-LIJ is the largest employer on Long Island and the third-largest private employer in New York City. For more information, go to www.northshorelij.com.
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