2017 Best Hospital IT Departments - Frequently Asked Questions

By Healthcare IT News
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Why should I participate? By submitting your nomination, you'll enjoy the distinction of being considered for ranking as one of the top hospital IT departments nationwide. This is an exciting opportunity to set your department apart from others in your field and boost your recruitment efforts!

How will the survey results be used? Results from the Best Hospital IT Departments study will be used, anonymously, to present information to our readership about all facets of the top hospital IT workplaces nationally. The research for this project is being performed by HIMSS Analytics. Read our privacy policy here.

How are the top departments are selected? Employees in nominated hospital IT departments will complete a 10-minute survey. The departments with the highest survey rankings will be profiled in a November 2016 special report, distributed with Healthcare IT News in print and also published online.

What is the deadline for 2017 survey completion? Friday, August 25.

Any additional questions about the study should be directed to Healthcare IT News Editor Mike Miliard at mike.miliard@himssmedia.com or 207-791-8737.

Valuable feedback
All participating hospital IT departments will receive valuable feedback – for free. This information will help your team maintain a great workplace or highlight areas where you may need to improve. For example, you'll learn:

  • How employees view your department's mission and purpose
  • How they feel about your department's leadership and management
  • Whether employees enjoy their workplace environment
  • How your department's workplace compares to IT departments at similar-sized hospitals

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Healthcare IT News, published by HIMSS Media, is the news source for healthcare information technology for more than 54,000 readers, which include IT professionals, C-suite and general management, and clinical executives at hospitals and IDNs, group practices, ambulatory care facilities, home healthcare organizations, as well as healthcare payers, consultants and vendors.