4/2/2014 – NorthShore University HealthSystem was named Wednesday to the 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100, a list of the top business technology innovators in the United States.  NorthShore was one of just 15 hospitals or health systems nationally to make the list, which includes leading companies in fields ranging from manufacturing to information technology to banking and financial services.   

“NorthShore’s great commitment to health information technology is being leveraged to support clinical practices and enhance the care we provide to the patients we serve,” said Chief Information Officer Steven Smith.  “We are proud to receive this recognition, which is a reflection of the hard work our Health Information Technology team does every day in the pursuit of improving healthcare by utilizing technology.”

This is InformationWeek’s 26th year identifying and honoring the nation's most innovative users of information technology.  For 2014, this assessment was narrowed to a more elite 100 organizations.

“Just as Amazon.com transformed the retail industry, Netflix changed the face of movie distribution, and Orbitz and others reinvented travel planning, new digital companies, technologies, and business models will shake up a range of other industries, from healthcare to manufacturing to higher education,” said InformationWeek Editor In Chief Rob Preston.  “The 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100 highlights companies that are leading this digital business revolution, redefining business models and reshaping industries.”

The full list of honorees can be found at http://www.informationweek.com/elite100.

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