Ten HIMSS Davies Award Winners Use eClinicalWorks
Since 1994, the HIMSS Nicholas E. Davies Awards of Excellence Program honors achievement in the implementation and use of health information technology, specifically electronic health records, for healthcare organizations, private practices, public health entities, and community health organizations.
To date, ten eClinicalWorks customers have been recipients of this award, the most recent being MedPeds and White River Family Practice in 2013. Coastal Medical and Unity Health Care were awarded HIMSS Davies Awards in 2012, the NYC Primary Care Information Project and Hudson River HealthCare were honored in 2011, Open Door Family Medical Center was named in 2010, Urban Health Plan earned one in 2009, and New York Children’s Health Project won in 2008.
MedPeds was awarded a 2013 Ambulatory HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence, in the use of health information technology, specifically the use of the electronic health record (EHR) to successfully improve health care delivery processes and patient safety while achieving a demonstrated return on investment. MedPeds, a private practice of eight providers and 23 employees situated in the DC suburb of Laurel, Maryland, has provided outpatient services to approximately 6,000 patients over the past year. Founded in 1982, the practice is committed to providing the highest quality of healthcare, compassion, and technology for a healthier patient. By implementing an efficient electronic health record (EHR), the practice experienced cost saving initiatives, ability to locate patient charts, and make care delivery more convenient and efficient. MedPeds becomes the 10th eClinicalWorks customer to have received the HIMSS Davies Award. Core Case Studies: ROI, Clinical Value, Patient Engagement.
White River Family Practice (WRFP) was awarded a 2013 Ambulatory HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence. WRFP is a rural ambulatory care practice serving nearly 12,000 patients in Vermont and New Hampshire. Located in White River Junction, Vt., the practice has a team of six family physicians, three family nurse practitioners and an administrative support staff of 14. In 2009, WRFP began transitioning from paper to electronic health records, utilizing the eClinicalWorks system to help improve the quality of patient care, streamline workflow and generate a return on investment. Core Case Studies: ROI & Clinical Value. Menu Case Studies: Clinical Dashboard and Analytics & Population Management.
Unity Health Care was named a 2012 HIMSS Davies Community Health Award recipient. As the largest CHC network in the District of Columbia, it serves nearly 95,000 underserved residents in 30 sites. According to the Davies information, Unity implemented a new phone system, piloted centralized scheduling, and implemented an EHR/PM system, contributing to a 21% increase in overall provider productivity. Because of this increase in productivity, Unity has realized $12.2 million dollars in additional revenue and had an ROI of 106% as of 2012. Core Case Studies: ROI & Clinical Value Menu Case Studies: Workflow Analysis & Improvement & Governance & Change Management
Hudson River HealthCare was named the HIMSS Community HealthOrganization Davies Award winner for 2011. Based in New York, the health center’s 16 primary care sites serve 64,000 patients, which represent a diverse population in rural, urban, migrant, homeless and public housing settings. Click here for more information.