Beaumont named to 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100 technology innovators

4/3/2014

Beaumont Health System has once again been named among the nation's most innovative users of business technology. The 2014 InformationWeek Elite100 – a list of the top business technology innovators in the U.S. – can be found on http://www.informationweek.com/elite100.

Beaumont is the only health system in Michigan named to the list, and one of only three businesses recognized in the state.

InformationWeek identifies and honors the nation's most innovative users of information technology and tracks the technology, strategies, investments and administrative practices of some of the best-known organizations in the country. This is InformationWeek’s 26th year identifying and honoring the nation's most innovative users of information technology. For 2014, its assessment was narrowed to a more elite 100 organizations.

"Technology innovations continue to redefine the possibilities in health care. We are proud to be recognized for our efforts in using technology to improve care, safety and effectiveness for our patients, to achieve even better outcomes," says Subra Sripada, executive vice president and chief administrative and information officer for Beaumont Health System.

“The digital business movement is a force CIOs can't ignore,” says InformationWeek Editor- In- Chief Rob Preston. “…Digital businesses are adept at using the Web in conjunction with mobile, social, analytics and other technologies to not only boost sales, but also change their relationships with customers. The 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100 highlights companies that are leading this digital business revolution, redefining business models and reshaping industries.”

Additional details on the InformationWeek Elite 100 can be found online at http://www.informationweek.com/elite100.

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About Beaumont Health System

Beaumont Health System is a three-hospital regional health system with 1,778 licensed beds, more than 14,000 full-time equivalent employees and nearly 3,100 physicians, including 500 employed physicians in the Beaumont Medical Group and more than 2,600 private-practice physicians. In addition to its hospitals in Royal Oak, Troy and Grosse Pointe, Beaumont has numerous community-based medical centers in Oakland, Macomb and Wayne counties, family practice and internal medicine practices, five nursing centers, a research institute, home care services and hospice. Beaumont is the exclusive clinical teaching site for the new Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine. Visit Beaumont on the Web at www.beaumont.edu.