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Broadlawns Receives National Recognition as Most Wired™ Hospital for Sixth Consecutive Year


Des Moines, IA  (July 6, 2016) – For the sixth consecutive year, Broadlawns Medical Center (BMC) has been recognized as one of the nation’s Most Wired™ hospitals by Hospitals & Health Networks (H&HN) magazine.  BMC was one of 414 hospitals nationally to earn this distinction and one of nine hospitals in the state of Iowa that garnered this recognition. 

“It’s such an honor to be recognized as a Most Wired™ hospital,” said Kyle Hansen, Director of Information Technology Services at BMC.  “Broadlawns is committed to being a leader when it comes to implementing the most advanced technology initiatives.  With the rapid pace of today’s ever-changing technological environment, it truly takes the diligence and dedication of our entire staff to ensure that we are doing everything possible to securely operate our organization’s healthcare information each and every day.”

About the Most Wired™ Survey
Conducted annually, the Most Wired™ survey is an industry-standard benchmark study that measures the level of IT security and patient engagement within U.S. hospitals and health systems.  The study measures IT adoption for operational, financial and clinical performance in health care delivery systems. HealthCare’s Most Wired™ survey was conducted between January 15 and March 15, 2016.  More than 2,146 U.S. hospitals submitted data for the 2016 Most Wired™ survey and benchmarking study.  The Most Wired™ program recognizes organizations that lead their peers in four areas:  Business and Administrative Management, Clinical Quality and Safety, Clinical Integration, and Infrastructure. The survey results are published annually by Health & Hospitals Network, an American Hospital Association magazine.  Detailed results of the survey and study can be found at: www.hhnmag.com.

About Broadlawns
Broadlawns Medical Center is a nonprofit healthcare organization that ensures our community is provided quality healthcare that is coordinated, compassionate and cost‐effective. The Broadlawns campus includes an acute care hospital, primary and specialty care clinics, urgent care and emergency services, lab, radiology, dentistry, inpatient and outpatient behavioral health, crisis team, and community-based behavioral support services.  Broadlawns accepts all forms of insurance and its approach to healthcare and quality outcomes earned a Level 3 rating from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), the highest achievable status for a medical delivery model. To learn more, please visit www.broadlawns.org.


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