The 300 organizations included in the list were selected based on three dimensions of innovation—product innovation, process innovation and innovation culture—and were evaluated using online surveys and interviews with experts in the field. The list includes companies in healthcare, tech, finance, communications and more.
“Everything we do at Geisinger is about making better health easy for our patients and our communities, and innovation is a crucial part of that strategy,” said Karen Murphy, Ph.D., RN, executive vice president and chief innovation and digital transformation officer at Geisinger. “We are honored to be recognized among the most innovative companies in the country, and we will continue to explore new, patient-centered ways to improve health outcomes for the people we serve.”
Geisinger is committed to developing and implementing innovative solutions to improve overall health, patient experience, care delivery and affordability. Geisinger’s Steele Institute for Health Innovation includes teams focused on digital transformation, robotic process automation, artificial intelligence, machine learning, data analytics and behavioral insights, as well as developing innovative approaches to address the social determinants of health—conditions like food insecurity and lack of access to housing—that affect overall health outcomes.
Over the past several years, Geisinger’s innovation work has been recognized nationally in a number of venues. In partnership with Medial EarlySign, Geisinger was named runner-up out of more than 300 entries in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Artificial Intelligence Health Outcomes Challenge, and was ranked among the most innovative health systems in the country. In 2022, Geisinger was named a finalist for the Hearst Health Prize for its innovative use of data science to manage chronic conditions, identify and treat at-risk patients and improve health outcomes. Earlier this year, Geisinger’s Artificial Intelligence Lab placed second in the Long COVID Computational Challenge, a project developed by the National Institutes of Health to improve understanding of the risks of Long COVID.
Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1 million people it serves. Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes 10 hospital campuses, a health plan with more than half a million members, a research institute and the Geisinger College of Health Sciences, which includes schools of medicine, nursing and graduate education. With more than 25,000 employees and 1,700+ employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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