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The Chester County Hospital Named CIO 100 Awardee

Released: September 14, 2009

CIO magazine announced The Chester County Hospital is a recipient of the 2009 CIO 100. The 22nd annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT).

"This year's CIO 100 awards draws well-deserved attention to companies that are both innovating and creating business value with IT despite the economic downturn," said Maryfran Johnson, Editor in Chief of CIO magazine & Events. "These winners are an inspiration to businesses everywhere."

The Hospital's strategic IT vision is to provide a fully electronic medical record and clinical management system to our doctors, staff, and patients. We further are working to leverage technology to assure that the highest quality comprehensive care is delivered to every patient that we encounter. There is a large pool of evidence that shows how the proper use of technology improves patient safety and care. The Chester County Hospital is leading the way in implementing the technology that is needed to make this a reality for the residents of Chester County.

Ray Hess, Vice President of IT for The Chester County Hospital said, "An award like this provides validation from an IT industry leader (not just healthcare IT) that we are accomplishing cutting edge and noteworthy innovations. This award shows that The Chester County Hospital is setting the pace with its use of technology."

The recipients of the CIO 100 award were selected by a team of judges that reviewed the applications in depth, looking for unique practices and substantial results. CIO magazine produces award-winning content and community resources for IT executives thriving and prospering in this fast-paced era of business, as well as creating opportunities for information technology and consumer marketers to reach them.

Last Updated: 12/6/2010