Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Awarded the GetWellNetwork® Precision Engagement Award in Overall Achievement

May 2, 2018

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago was awarded the Precision Engagement Award in Overall Achievement.  The GetWellNetwork is a company that provides hospitals with a patient engagement platform and tools to support the overall patient experience.

“We are thrilled to have Lurie Children’s recognized as a national leader in patient education and in engaging families with their hospital experience by using interactive technology and innovative care,” says Suma Rao-Gupta, MPH,  Director of the Pedersen Family Learning Center.

The Overall Achievement Award goes to hospitals that represent the best of the best in Precision Engagement and Interactive Patient Care.  Lurie Children’s was selected from more than 120 entries received from over 60 organizations.  GetWellNetwork Precision Engagement Awards recognize healthcare organizations that implement innovative methods to connect with patients at the right time in the right place and with the right information based on their readiness to engage. 

Lurie Children’s uses GetWellNetwork patient engagement solutions, clinician tools, and success strategies to take patient and family education and engagement to the next level by engaging individuals more fully in their own care to improve outcomes, and increasing clinician and staff efficiency as well. 

This interactive patient care platform is used at Lurie Children’s to deliver a range of family-focused information and resources to the patient’s bedside. It offers content on a range of diagnoses from asthma to trach care, provides interactive videos and training tools for IV care, car seat safety and discharge guidelines, and engages patients and families around pain management.