University of Missouri Health Care listed among ‘most wired’ health systems in U.S.



For the tenth consecutive year, MU Health Care has been included among the list of health systems recognized for using technologies and strategies to improve the health of patients, the university health system certified toward the upper half as a ‘level 8’ in 2020.

University of Missouri Health Care has once again made the list of health systems recognized for “Most Wired” in 2020.

This the system’s tenth consecutive year making the list in a survey by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, or CHIME.

MU Health Care has been certified as a “level 8” organization for using technologies and strategies to improve the health of Missourians.

“At MU Health Care, we’re committed to harnessing technology to coordinate care and give our patients the best possible experience,” Jonathan Curtright, chief executive officer of MU Health Care, said. “To be recognized for 10 consecutive years as a Most Wired health system is a confirmation that we’re making health care more accessible and more convenient.”

MU Health Care’s health IT operations are led by the Tiger Institute for Health Innovation, a unique private-public partnership between the University of Missouri and Cerner Corporation.

“Health care Most Wired is a great benchmarking tool to ensure we are appropriately advancing our strategy across multiple technology fronts,” said Bryan Bliven, chief information officer of MU Health Care and vice president of the Tiger Institute for Health Innovation. “We have witnessed how fast our environment can change in the past year during a pandemic. I am pleased with our 10 years of recognition as one of health care’s Most Wired organizations, but I am more excited about our future in leveraging technology to meet our mission to save and improve lives.”