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Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children’s Health earn 2018 HealthCare’s Most Wired award

Most Wired award logoLucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children’s Health have once again been recognized as one of HealthCare’s Most Wired® hospitals and health systems for 2018.

The Most Wired annual benchmarking survey is a leading industry barometer designed to identify and recognize health care organizations nationwide that exemplify best practices through their adoption, implementation and use of information technology (IT). The Most Wired program promotes the strategic use of health care IT to elevate the health and health care of communities worldwide.

Stanford Children’s Health Chief Information Officer, Ed Kopetsky, notes that this year’s survey added new areas of assessment measuring indicators in population health, telehealth, and patient engagement.

IT innovations such as virtual care for patients with Type 1 diabetes, the Stanford Virtual Heart and telehealth services at 28 primary care sites have made Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children’s Health a trailblazer in technology-driven pediatric medicine and health care IT.

“For the fourth consecutive year, Stanford Children’s Health is proud to be recognized as an industry leader in developing and implementing technologically advanced health care solutions to benefit pediatric patient families and expectant mothers here at Stanford, across Northern California and around the world,” said Kopetsky.

Detailed results of the award and study can be found at: Healthcare’s Most Wired.

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About Stanford Children’s Health

Stanford Children’s Health, with Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford at its center, is the Bay Area’s largest health care system exclusively dedicated to children and expectant mothers. Our network of care includes more than 65 locations across Northern California and more than 85 locations in the U.S. Western region. As part of Stanford Medicine, a leading academic health system that also includes Stanford Health Care and Stanford University School of Medicine, we are cultivating the next generation of medical professionals and are at the forefront of scientific research to improve children’s health outcomes around the world. We are a nonprofit organization committed to supporting the community through meaningful outreach programs and services and providing necessary medical care to families, regardless of their ability to pay. Discover more at