Grady Honored as Top Health IT Hospital by Metro Atlanta Chamber

Grady Memorial Hospital is the 2017 Phoenix Award Hospital of the Year winner for its achievements in Health IT. The Phoenix Awards are given annually by the Metro Atlanta Chamber in conjunction with the Health IT Leadership Summit in recognition of individuals and companies that have made an outstanding contribution to the growth of the health IT industry in Georgia.             

“Grady’s success as Hospital of the Year is a testament to the accomplished leadership and talented health professionals who work there every day on behalf of Atlanta. Grady has a commitment to exploring health IT and growing the industry here,” said Kornelius Bankston, director of Bioscience Ecosystem Expansion, Metro Atlanta Chamber.

Grady leverages an integrated EMR and many innovative technologies to provide high quality care.  Through actionable analytics and guided pathways, patients are benefitting. The hospital’s advanced use of technology and data is making a real difference in patient care and leading to better patient outcomes. The effective combination of world class people and technology has driven clinical quality and financial improvements throughout the organization. 

“Grady is honored to be named health IT hospital of the year. Receiving the Phoenix Award validates that we are among the best when it comes to advancing patient care through IT,” said Ben McKeeby, senior vice president and chief information officer, Grady Health System.