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Ochsner Health Honored for Digital Excellence as 2023 Digital Health “Most Wired”

The CHIME Digital Health Most Wired distinction recognizes, for the second consecutive year, Ochsner’s use of advanced technologies to improve patient outcomes

Ochsner Health Honored for Digital Excellence as 2023 Digital Health “Most Wired”

NEW ORLEANS, La. – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), has released their coveted Digital Health Most Wired Survey results for the 2023 data collection period. Ochsner Health is proud to announce its Level 9 achievement for both the acute and ambulatory survey selections for the second consecutive year.

Among the more than 55,000 facilities represented, Ochsner ranked above peers in categories like analytics and data management, population health, infrastructure, and patient engagement. The survey assessed the adoption, integration, and impact of technologies in healthcare organizations at all stages of development, from early development to industry leading.

“We are proud to recognize Ochsner’s exceptional dedication to digital health excellence,” said CHIME President and CEO Russell P. Branzell. “Its pioneering performance in the industry not only inspires other organizations by example, but also provides patients around the world with better care.”

CHIME designed the Digital Health Most Wired program to deliver valuable insights into best practices, health information technology adoption patterns, and digital health market trends. As success in digital health increasingly determines the quality of patient care, the scope of the CHIME Digital Health Most Wired survey reflects the progress of leading healthcare providers as they reinvent healthcare for a new century.

“The Digital Health Most Wired survey and recognition program serves as a comprehensive ‘Digital Health Check-up’ for healthcare organizations across the world,” said Branzell. ““This remarkable achievement stretches far beyond information technology and reflects Ochsner’s commitment to improve healthcare through the advancement of digital health strategies.”

“Patient care is always our first priority at Ochsner, and we are always looking for transformational solutions and processes to provide best-in-class healthcare,” said Amy Trainor, MHA, RN, chief application officer, Ochsner Health. “We’re honored that CHIME has recognized us once again for that sustained spirit of innovation.”


About Ochsner Health

Ochsner Health is the leading not-for-profit healthcare provider in the Gulf South, delivering expert care at its 46 hospitals and more than 370 health and urgent care centers. For 12 consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has recognized Ochsner as the No. 1 hospital in Louisiana. Additionally, Ochsner Children’s has been recognized as the No. 1 hospital for kids in Louisiana for three consecutive years. Ochsner inspires healthier lives and stronger communities through a combination of standard-setting expertise, quality and connection not found anywhere else in the region. In 2023, Ochsner Health cared for more than 1.5 million people from every state in the nation and 65 countries. Ochsner’s workforce includes more than 38,000 dedicated team members and over 4,700 employed and affiliated physicians. To learn more about how Ochsner empowers people to get well and stay well, visit

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