STANFORD, CALIF. October 15, 2015 – Stanford Health Care's renowned Stanford Hospital today was recognized as one of the nation's most connected hospitals of 2015-2016 by U.S. News & World Report. The U.S. News Most Connected Hospitals list recognizes hospitals whose excellence in patient safety, patient engagement and clinical connectedness improves patient care.
"We are pleased to again be recognized as one of the nation's most connected hospitals," said Amir Dan Rubin, president & CEO, Stanford Health Care. "This distinction is the result of the hard work of our physicians, information technologists, faculty, staff, and leadership who are dedicated to ensuring the safe and effective use of technology in patient care. At Stanford Health Care, we are continually seeking new ways to leverage technology to improve patient access and deliver highly coordinated care with the utmost in convenience."
Stanford is one of 158 hospitals to make U.S. News' Most Connected Hospitals 2015-16 list, which honors digital connectivity and clinical excellence. Stanford Health Care was also recently recognized as one of the nation's best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, for delivering some of the highest levels of patient care excellence in the country. Stanford Health Care earned the number one spot in California in the U.S. News Best Hospitals survey, and also achieved Honor Roll status, receiving national top tier rankings in 13 of 16 medical specialties.
"We could not be more pleased with this recognition of our work," said Pravene Nath, MD, chief information officer at Stanford Health Care. "Achieving this designation is evidence of our commitment to providing leading edge innovation in the clinical setting that will change the way health care is delivered. We are always thinking about how technology might better serve our patients and improve patient care, quality, and safety."
The full list of U.S. News and World Report's Most Connected Hospitals is available at usnews.com/mostconnected.