BSA Recognized for Cutting-Edge Healthcare Technology to Improve Patient Care | KAMR
AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR / KCIT) – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) announced that BSA Health System (BSA) acute and ambulatory care facilities (BSA) have achieved CHIME Digital Health Most Recognition Certification Wired 2021 for technological advancements.
According to BSA, CHIME conducts an annual survey to find out how healthcare organizations are applying cutting-edge technologies in their business programs to help and improve care in their communities.
“The digital transformation in healthcare has accelerated to an unprecedented level since 2020, and the next few years will bring a wave of innovations that empower healthcare consumers and amaze the industry,” said Russell P Branzell, President and CEO of CHIME.
“The Digital Health Most Wired program recognizes the outstanding digital leaders who paved the way for this impending revolution in healthcare. Their pioneering commitment to rapid transformation set an example for the entire industry on how to pursue a vision of leadership with determination, brilliant planning and the courage to overcome any challenge, ”concluded Branzell.
“We are proud to be a leader in healthcare technology for our community,” said Bob Williams, President and CEO of BSA. “As technology has advanced, it has been essential that we advance our practices to match. The progression includes the implementation of an electronic medical records system, virtual care options and lifesaving procedures such as catheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). “
Williams continued, “Receiving this prestigious award reflects our organization’s vision to continue to be a great place for patients and a great place to work. “
According to BSA, the survey assessed “the adoption, integration and impact of technologies in healthcare organizations at all stages of development, from early development to industry leader.”
Additionally, each organization received a personalized report with an overall score and scores for the individual level, as well as participants receiving certification based on overall performance, with level 10 being the highest.
BSA said CHIME has expanded the program to include more types of organizations and provide a global overview of digital health advancements.
For more information on the CHIME Digital Health Most Wired program, click here.