Atlantic General Hospital is among less than o1ne percent of U.S. hospitals to receive the 2017 Most Wired Hospital-Advanced distinction, bestowed by the American Hospital Association’s Health Forum.

Two Maryland hospitals received the award, with Atlantic General Hospital the only one on the Eastern Shore.

The awards are based on the results of the 19th Annual HealthCare’s Most Wired survey and benchmarking study. The survey examines how organizations are using information technology to improve health care delivery in the areas of quality and safety, clinical integration, infrastructure and business management. The 27 hospitals nationwide that received the Most Wired-Advanced award were found to have exceeded core development in these four focus areas.

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