MedPeds – 2013 Ambulatory HIMSS Davies Award Winner
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. View the EHR Adoption Case Studies from HIMSS website.
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.