About the HIS Department
The Health Information Systems (HIS) Department provides computer and applications services that respond to the needs of Abington Memorial Hospital. Client satisfaction is our highest priority and we understand the important role that information technology plays in patient care. We also understand the importance of information to the hospital. Accurate, timely, and efficient information is critical to those making healthcare decisions and our department defines success in terms of the quality service provided to the user community.
Abington Memorial Hospital's comprehensive, integrated information systems, which include 96 software applications, one mainframe, 14 minicomputers, 300 servers and 3,000 PCs, enable the hospital to accomplish its administrative responsibilities to support research, teaching, and patient care.
An Outstanding Place to Work
The Health Information Systems Department recognizes the importance of individuals on our staff and the contributions they make. While we enjoy a business casual environment, our dress reflects respect for the daily interaction among staff, clients, patients and other visitors. Each individual plays a leading role in ensuring the quality of our work in our ever-changing, high-technology field. Join an integrated culture that appreciates and rewards the contributions of everyone.
Training Opportunities at AMH
Abington Memorial Hospital continually strives to meet the professional and personal needs of our diverse workforce. Our employees are essential to our success, so we work hard to provide the programs and processes needed to do their jobs, keep their technical skills current and advance in their careers.
Abington Memorial Hospital is committed towards education and training in Information Technology. Take advantage of Abington Memorial Hospital's Information Technology and Management Certificate Program, which provides hands-on training and classes offered by Penn State University-Abington. Expand your knowledge of Information Technology by learning new skills through this certificate program. This program is available to all eligible Health Information Systems employees – free of charge. Courses are conveniently offered during early evening hours and dinner is provided at the Abington Health Center – Schilling Campus in Willow Grove.
Current Information Technology Projects
Our projects are designed to support our employees' professional development, define realistic short and long term goals, and systematically work toward them. The HIS staff at Abington Memorial Hospital is committed to the hospital's success. Their commitment is focused on the future. Some of our current projects include:
- Sunrise Acute Care advanced clinical functionality
- Knowledge-Based Charting
- Ambulatory Record rollout in our physician practice network
- GE Radiology system
- Network infrastructure expansion
- Revenue Cycle Management implementation
Microsoft Hospital of the Year Finalist
Eclipsys Partnership Awards