The top 5 super winners (200+ IT employees) in the 2014 Best Hospital IT Departments program share a passion for teamwork, continuous improvement, and a dedication to patient care.

Best Medium Hospital IT Department
For any health IT department, these days, change may be the only thing you can count on from one day to the next. But according to Susan Pellecchia, director of information services at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Hamilton, N.J., the trick is to take it all one step at a time.
Best Medium Hospital IT Department
"Putting on your game face." That phrase comes to mind when Becky Magee, vice president and CIO at Washington Regional Medical System, in Fayetteville, Ark., talks about the members of her IT department.
Best Small Hospital IT Department
When double-checking the number of IT staffers at the 185-bed hospital, deep in Louisiana Cajun country, Thibodaux Regional Medical Center Chief Information Officer Bernie Clement literally counts them one by one (there are 18). That's an intimate working environment and one that fosters a family-like feel, he says.
Best Small Hospital IT Department
At Fauquier Health, IT personnel are hired based on their "attitude and aptitude," says Chief Information Officer Donna Staton. In other words, simply being a tech geek doesn't cut it.
Best Small Hospital IT Department
At Lake Region Healthcare, in Fergus Falls, Minn., the IT department is finding success with the help of several nurses acting as IT staff clinical analysts.

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