August 2011

St. Elizabeth is Among the “Most Wired”

Enumclaw, WA

St. Elizabeth Hospital, part of Franciscan Health System, is on the list of the nation’s 25 “Most Wired” small and rural hospitals for 2011, according to Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. Innovative technologies at the hospital include electronic medical records and data management protocols; computerized provider order entry; bedside barcode scanning for medications; and wireless technology that enables physicians, nurses and other caregivers to communicate wherever they are in the hospital.