▲ Seoul National University Bundang Hospital announced that it has been recertified as the highest grade of HIMSS certification after assessed
by the certification team sent directly from Healthcare Information and Management System Society. (Seoul National University Bundang Hospital)
On the 7th, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital announced that the global next-generation healthcare information system BESTCare 2.0 obtained HIMSS certification for three consecutive years in 2010.
HIMSS is an American Healthcare Information and Management System Society that aims to improve the efficiency of medical systems, incorporating IT technology into the medical environment. It is the world's most authoritative and credible certification body that evaluates the informatization level of medical institutions with the goal of improving medical quality, patient safety, efficiency and accessibility.
Seoul National University Bundang Hospital affirmed again that it is a world-class informatization model hospital by receiving the highest Stage 7, in the 2019 assessment following 2010 and 2016.
The certification team conducted assessment, demonstrating the performance of BESTCare 2.0 of the information system of Seoul National University Bundang Hospital and testing the system on the sites including patients wards, intensive care units, emergency rooms, pharmacies, examination units, and medical records office.
After the assessment, it confirmed that all 163 criteria were met, and the excellent security and availability of the system were assured through certification in the information security and business continuity planning (BCP) sector.
Rong-Min Baek, President of Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, mentioned, "Through this certification, we got to be able to confirm the accountability of BESTCare 2.0 once again, and we look forward to having a new step forward with the better direction for improvement and development."
BESTCare 2.0 has been successfully exported to six hospitals the Ministry of National Defense operates in Saudi Arabia and to the Aurora Health Care Group in the United States.