LOS ANGELES, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zynx Health™, the market leader in providing evidence-based clinical decision support (CDS) solutions, today announced that its Director of Technology, Jim Connolly, was selected as the 2013 CIO of the Year in the corporate business category by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Last year, as Director of Software Product Engineering, Connolly was named a finalist in the IT Team category.
The CIO Awards honor individuals in top information technology positions who play vital roles in making Los Angeles businesses successful. Their valued skills include both technical expertise and insight into their companies' growth, profitability, functionality, and competitiveness in the marketplace.
"I am honored to receive this award and am grateful for the support of my colleagues at Zynx Health," said Connolly. "It has been a privilege to contribute to the development of innovative technologies that enable healthcare organizations, both within Southern California and nationwide, to measurably improve patient outcomes, enhance safety, and lower overall costs."
Connolly was applauded for his exceptional work in communicating complex technical subjects to non-technical professionals, including business leaders and executives at both Zynx Health and its parent company, the Hearst Corporation. Also recognized was his commitment to Zynx Health client hospitals; specifically, his work to solve problems through both new business ideas and existing solutions that provide significant financial and time-saving benefits.
"Jim Connolly has made profound contributions to company strategy," said Mark Long, PhD, Zynx Health chief technology officer. "This is of paramount value to us as thousands of hospital organizations and providers depend on Zynx Health's unwavering dedication to constant technological advancement."
Connolly was presented with the CIO of the Year Award at a ceremony held June 5, 2013, in Los Angeles.
About Zynx Health
Zynx Health was recently named the #1 CDS vendor in an independent Black Book Rankings survey of nearly 3,000 CDS users and 42 vendors. ZynxCare is the Category Leader for its market segment in "2012 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services" and is ranked #1 in the KLAS "Clinical Decision Support – Order Sets and Care Plans" report. Zynx is a subsidiary of Hearst Corporation and the market leader in providing evidence-based CDS solutions that help healthcare organizations measurably improve patient outcomes, enhance safety, and lower costs.
Thousands of hospital organizations and providers "dare to be better" with Zynx Health's rigorously developed and maintained evidence-based clinical content, patented technology, and tailored services to drive clinical improvements at the point of care. With Zynx, healthcare organizations exceed industry demands for performing under value-based reimbursement models to improve care at lower costs. Zynx partners with healthcare organizations to continuously and measurably improve care every day, for every patient, every time.
To learn more, visit www.zynxhealth.com or call 855.367.9969.
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