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Healthcare Informatics Announces 12 Semi-Finalists in 2011 IT Innovator Awards

November 23, 2010
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Healthcare Informatics has announced the 12 semi-finalists for its 2011 IT Innovator Awards. The 2011 Awards mark the publication’s fourth consecutive year of honoring healthcare leadership teams who have effectively employed information technology to make a difference in their organizations and in the industry at large.




The 12 semi-finalists were chosen by the magazine’s editors from a pool of submissions 65% larger than that of last year. Reader voting will close on Tuesday, Nov. 23, and the Top Three Finalists will be announced at the

2011 HIMSS Conference.




The 12 Semi-finalists in the 2011 IT Innovator Awards are (in alphabetical order):




Adventist Health System [clinical]


For: CPOE implementation, 25 hospitals in 28 months


Adventist Health System [financial]


For: Self-service billing and registration


Brigham and Women's Hospital


For: Medication linking in chemotherapy


Children's Hospital and Medical Center (Omaha)


For: Clinical analytics and business intelligence


Denver Health


For: Clinical quality scorecard


Edward Hospital


For: Text-click-call in the ED


Fletcher Allen Health Care


For: An EHR and meaningful use journey


HealthInfoNet


For: Maine’s health information exchange


Memorial Hospital and Health System (South Bend)


For: Telemedicine for high-risk OB


Muir Medical Group IPA


For: Enterprise chart


Nebraska Health Information Initiative (NeHII)


For: Statewide health information exchange


Southeast Texas Medical Associates


For: The SETMA model of care






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