Beaumont Health System has once again been named among the nation's most innovative users of business technology. The 2013 InformationWeek 500 list has been announced and can be viewed at http://www.informationweek.com/500.
InformationWeek identifies and honors the nation's most innovative users of information technology and tracks the technology, strategies, investments and administrative practices of some of the best-known organizations in the country. Past overall winners include Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, PACCAR Inc., The Vanguard Group, National Semiconductor, Con-Way and Principal Financial Group. Unique among corporate rankings, the InformationWeek500 spotlights the power of innovation in information technology.
"Technology innovations continue to redefine the possibilities in health care. We are proud to be recognized for our efforts in continuing to leverage technology to improve care delivery, safety and effectiveness for our patients, thereby achieving even better outcomes," says Subra Sripada, executive vice president, chief administrative officer & system CIO for Beaumont Health System.
"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 on their ear," says InformationWeek editor-in-chief Rob Preston. "The organizations in our ranking are leading the way."
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About Beaumont Health System
Beaumont Health System is a three-hospital regional health system with 1,726 licensed beds, more than 14,000 full-time equivalent employees and nearly 3,100 physicians, including 500 employed physicians in the Beaumont Medical Group and more than 2,600 private-practice physicians. In addition to its hospitals in Royal Oak, Troy and Grosse Pointe, Beaumont has 54 community-based sites of care including medical centers in Oakland, Macomb and Wayne counties, family practice and internal medicine practices, five nursing centers, home care services and hospice. The Beaumont Research Institute has 1,100 active research studies with more than 82,000 participants. Beaumont is the exclusive clinical teaching site for the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine. Visit Beaumont on the Web at http://www.beaumont.edu.
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