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St. Claire HealthCare Is Honored For Digital Excellence as a 2023 Digital Health Most Wired Survey Recipient

St. Claire HealthCare Is Honored For Digital Excellence as a 2023 Digital Health Most Wired Survey Recipient

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has released its coveted Digital Health Most Wired Survey results for the 2023 data collection period. St. Claire HealthCare (SCH) is proud to announce they have been awarded Level 8 achievement for both Acute and Ambulatory survey selections.

Among the more than 55,000 facilities represented, SCH ranked above peers in categories like analytics and data management, population health, infrastructure, and patient engagement. The survey assessed the adoption, integration, and impact of technologies in healthcare organizations at all stages of development, from early development to industry-leading.

“We are proud to recognize St Claire HealthCare’s exceptional dedication to digital health excellence,” said CHIME President and CEO Russell P. Branzell. “Their pioneering performance in the industry not only inspires other organizations by example but also provides patients around the world with better care.”

Amid escalating challenges posed by growing cybersecurity threats, evolving care models, staffing shortages, and budget constraints, the call for revolutionizing healthcare through technology is moving forward at a rapid pace. The future of health and care that we envision over the next 30 years will be a world apart from what we have now. Driven by emerging technology, we should expect that digital innovation—enabled by fully interoperable data, artificial intelligence, and open, secure platforms—will drive much of this change. A strategic roadmap will be more critical than ever to navigate this myriad of change.

The Digital Health Most Wired survey and recognition program serves as a comprehensive “Digital Health Check-up” for healthcare organizations across the world. As success in digital health increasingly determines the quality of patient care, the scope of the CHIME Digital Health Most Wired survey reflects the progress of leading healthcare providers as they reinvent healthcare for a new century. This remarkable achievement stretches far beyond information technology and reflects an entire organization’s commitment to improving healthcare through the advancement of digital health strategies.

“I am immensely proud of our team's dedication to leveraging cutting-edge technology to enhance the quality of patient care,” said Andy Price, CHCIO, CSSP, PMP, SCH’s Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer. “Receiving the 'Most Wired' designation is a testament to our commitment to innovation, data security, and ensuring that our patients have access to the best possible healthcare experience.”

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is an executive organization dedicated to serving chief information officers (CIOs), chief medical information officers (CMIOs), chief nursing information officers (CNIOs), chief innovation officers (CIOs), chief digital officers (CDOs) and other senior healthcare IT leaders. With more than 5,000 members in 58 countries plus two U.S. territories and over 190 healthcare IT business partners and professional services firms, CHIME and its three associations provide a highly interactive, trusted environment enabling senior professional and industry leaders to collaborate, exchange best practices, address professional development needs and advocate the effective use of information management to improve the health and care in the communities they serve. For more information, please visit

About St. Claire HealthCare

St. Claire HealthCare is an integrated health system with a growing medical staff of 278 physicians and advanced practice professionals representing more than 30 medical specialties. It includes the largest rural hospital in Eastern Kentucky, seven primary care locations located within five counties, a multi-specialty medical pavilion, two urgent care centers, a pediatrics clinic, as well as, a retail pharmacy, counseling center, medical equipment and supply store, and an outpatient center. Additionally, SCH provides home health and hospice services in eight counties within its 11-county service region. To learn more, visit