10:15 am May 08, 2013
Larry Garber is a believer. The physician and medical director for informatics at Worcester, Mass.-based Reliant Medical Group has seen electronic health records make big, real life changes both financially and clinically, and now he's set out to spread the word.
05:31 pm March 05, 2013
The charts said it all -- high levels of quality improvement coupled with significant savings as Hawai'i Pacific Health, a Stage 6 facility on the HIMSS Analytics EMRAM scale, changed the way it provided care and started tracking gains on both the clinical side and the financial side.
08:37 am March 01, 2013
The 2013 HIMSS Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence recognizes outstanding achievement in the implementation of health information technology, and although many of the winners on the list are first-time recipients, excellence is nothing new.
04:13 pm February 18, 2013
Two Stage 6 hospitals, one in Manhattan and the other in Honolulu - Mount Sinai Medical Center and Hawai'i Pacific Health - are due to pick up their 2012 Enterprise HIMSS Davies Awards of Excellence at the 2013 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition in New Orleans, March 3-7.
12:00 am January 30, 2013
A majority of clinicians at The Mount Sinai Hospital using Epic's Beacon module, an electronic medical record (EMR) system designed specifically for cancer treatment, indicated the system improved patient care quality and safety.
03:23 pm September 13, 2012
The Health Information and Management Systems Society has named Honolulu-based Hawai'i Pacific Health winner of the 2012 Enterprise HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence. Hawai'i Pacific Health is a Stage 6 hospital in electronic health record adoption; a nonprofit healthcare system; and Hawaii's largest healthcare provider.
12:30 pm June 12, 2012
Most hospital CIOs would agree that achieving meaningful use of electronic health record systems is not for the faint-hearted. It’s a rigorous, complex program that demands difficult and bold action from even the most seasoned IT experts. Most seem ready to tackle the work, both to improve patient care – and to collect the attendant incentive...
11:29 am December 05, 2011
Chief medical information officers started to be in great demand in 2011 – just as the job was getting more demanding.
11:24 am September 13, 2011
The 2011 HIMSS Davies Award Winners were announced Tuesday during a conference that was part of National Health Information Technology Week. Officials have also changed the criteria for next year's awards, aligning them with the HIMSS Analytics EMR adoption model.
03:29 pm August 25, 2011
The Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Epidemiology, and The New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene have been named the two winners of the HIMSS Public Health Davies Award of Excellence, for the value their IT systems bring to the populations that they serve.