Government // Leadership
News
8/31/2010
07:33 PM
50%
50%

InformationWeek 500: Healthcare Innovators

InformationWeek 500 healthcare companies are using technology in innovative ways to improve care, including state-of-the-art mobile communications, a federated imaging system, and advanced wellness services. Get a look at 10 of them in this slide show.
Previous
10 of 10
Next


Non-profit Banner Health, which is headquartered in Phoenix, Az., and provides healthcare services in seven states and operates 23 hospitals, is taking an innovative approach to training and continuing education for its professional staff. The Banner Simulation Medical Center is a 55,000-square-foot, 55-bed hospital that features a fully equipped and functioning ER, operating room, pediatric ICU, neonatal ICU, adult ICU, labor and delivery, and patient care medical and surgical unit. Seventy-one patient simulators - or computerized mannequins - are willing participants in any simulated patient care situation that is free of any real consequences. Each unit is complete with the full complement of "simulated" medical gases, computer charting stations for e-medical record documentation, and all the technology and equipment required for each respective areas such as ventilators, defibrillators, feeding and infusion pumps, and physiologic monitors. Other innovative technologies like e-ICU and e-hospital concepts are integrated as well. The simulated medical center is used to deliver experiential or hands-on immersive curricula, training and evaluations on a variety of clinical procedural skills and scenario based learning situations including but not limited to the following: adult learning principles, evidence based practice, measureable objectives, performance measures, experiential learning and outcome data.

Overall InformationWeek 500 ranking: 90

Previous
10 of 10
Next
Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
2014 US Salary Survey: 10 Stats
2014 US Salary Survey: 10 Stats
InformationWeek surveyed 11,662 IT pros across 30 industries about their pay, benefits, job satisfaction, outsourcing, and more. Some of the results will surprise you.
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Dec. 9, 2014
Apps will make or break the tablet as a work device, but don't shortchange critical factors related to hardware, security, peripherals, and integration.
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Archived InformationWeek Radio
Join us for a roundup of the top stories on InformationWeek.com for the week of December 14, 2014. Be here for the show and for the incredible Friday Afternoon Conversation that runs beside the program.
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.