Health Systems featured in national publication
The Information Technology departments at SwedishAmerican Health System and Rockford Health System are featured in a full-page article in the latest issue of Hospital and Health Networks Most Wired Magazine.
This national trade publication points out that Rockford. is the only city in the United States that boasts two, four-time winners of H&HNs Most Wired Survey.
In the article, writer Suzanna Hoppszallern notes, Rockford Health System and SwedishAmerican Health System have always been highly competitive, but while their strategies and budgets differ, they share an organizational commitment to improving patient care through investment in technology.
Don Jepsen, director of Information Systems at SwedishAmerican, quoted extensively and said, Weve focused our IT efforts on the inpatient side giving data to the physician to better serve the patient.