Eastern Maine Medical Center, Cardiology Consultants of Philadelphia, and Columbia Basin Health Association are among the winners of the 2008 Davies Awards in the Organizational, Ambulatory and Community Health Organization categories, according to the Chicago-based Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).
Eastern Maine was recognized for implementing an EHR system as part of its Patient First Initiatives Program, a tri-fold approach to delivering patient care by transforming care delivery, adopting a patient-focused culture and implementing a technology plan to support the care delivery process. EMMC’s use of data derived from its healthcare IT systems is a “shining example” of how to drive performance improvement, quality and improve care in response to state and national reporting requirements, according to HIMSS.
Other winners include:
In the Ambulatory category:
- Palm Beach (Fla.) Obstetrics and Gynecology PA
- Oklahoma Arthritis Center
In the Community Health Organizations and Member CHOs category:
- White River Rural Health Center
- New York Children's Health Project
- Community Health Access Network and Member CHCs
Click here for a listing of current and past Davies Award recipient applications.