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St. Luke’s IT Department Named Best Nationwide

The Information Technology Department at St. Luke’s University Health Network has earned the highest recognition from HealthCare IT News, which ranked the department among the top five nationwide in the category for biggest health care providers.

Click here for the rankings: http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/how-we-chose-winners-best-hospital-it-departments-2017

The publication detailed the department’s recent accomplishments in an accompanying article.

"We've gone through massive change and implementations and it's really helped the organization improve its performance,” St. Luke’s Chief Information Officer Chad Brisendine told HealthCare IT News. “And now we're on to our next level, which is innovation, and our team feels good about the excitement and vision of where we're going.”

Click here to read more: http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/st-lukes-university-health-network-it-team-shows-how-big-name-rollouts-are-done

Media Contact:

Sam Kennedy, Corporate Communications Director, 484-526-4134, samuel.kennedy@sluhn.org

About St. Luke’s

Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network providing services at seven hospitals and more than 270 outpatient sites in the greater Lehigh Valley. The network’s service area includes 10 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, Schuylkill, Bucks, Montgomery, Berks and Monroe counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey.  In partnership with Temple University, St. Luke’s created the region’s first and only regional medical school campus. Dedicated to advancing health education, St. Luke’s operates the nation’s oldest School of Nursing and 23 graduate medical educational programs and is considered a major teaching hospital – the only one in its region. Repeatedly, including 2017, St. Luke’s earned Truven’s 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital and 50 Top Cardiovascular Program designations, in addition to other honors for clinical excellence. St. Luke’s is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of St. Luke’s information technology applications such as electronic medical records, telehealth, online scheduling and pricing information. St. Luke’s is also recognized as one of the state’s lowest cost providers.