Yuma Regional Medical Center Recognized as Digital Leader in Healthcare


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YRMC scores high in Most Wired review

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) – The Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) has announced that it has been recognized as the “most connected” organization in acute and ambulatory care.

Surveys conducted by the College of Health Information Management Executives (CHIME) assessed the extent to which healthcare organizations are using technology in their communities, with the YRMC scoring high.

Fred Peet, CIO of YRMC, said, “Our organization remains committed to leveraging digital technology to deliver immense benefits to our patients throughout their healthcare journey. “

Over 36,000 organizations were assessed in the Digital Health Most Wired surveys and YRMC was ranked in the top 300 nationwide.

“We integrate innovative digital platforms, robotics and data to help provide the highest quality care to our patients and families. It is an honor to be recognized as a digital leader in healthcare.

YRMC Chief Medical Officer Dr Bharat Magu also made a statement regarding this honor.

“Here at YRMC, we have artificial intelligence that helps us diagnose stroke patients by reading their CT and MRI scans 22 minutes faster. This speed saves Yuma’s lives, ”said Magu.

“Technology is helping us treat patients faster than ever before in our emergency department. The way we deploy our ultrasound technology is helping us catch many more stage one breast cancers, so patients have better outcomes. Our outpatient clinics offer numerous virtual visits every day. And, thousands of our patients choose to access lab and imaging results using their computers and smartphones through a secure portal.

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