Centra earns place in national most wired hospital systems.

Centra named among the Most Wired health systems in the nation.

“Centra hospitals have been named among the Most Wired health systems in the country for the fourth consecutive year by H&HN (Hospitals & Health Networks) magazine.

H&HN magazine, the journal of the American Hospital Association, surveys healthcare systems annually on the effective use of information technology in achieving clinical and operational excellence. Hospitals report on how they use information technology in five key areas: safety and quality, customer service, business processes, workforce and public health and safety…

Centra is a leader in using information technology to enter doctor’s orders, safely provide medications with barcode technology, document and store clinical test results and review database analytics to improve care. Centra began taking major steps to improve it’s health technology in 2003 when it began using a high-speed data network around Lynchburg, which allowed data connectivity to all Centra locations, including facilities outside Lynchburg and in Farmville…”

(Source: For the full article see – Centra Focus (print publication), Issue 2, 2011, p.19)

For more information on the Most Wired health systems award, visit: H&HN magazine online. For more information on Centra, visit: www.CentraHealth.com

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