KISSIMMEE, FLORIDA, eCLINICALWORKS USERS’ CONFERENCE—November 2, 2010— eClinicalWorks®, a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems, today announced that eClinicalWorks’customer Open Door Family Medical Center, Inc. of New York received the 2010 HIMSS Community Health Organization Davies Award of Excellence. The Davies Awards recognize excellence in the implementation and value from health information technology, specifically EHRs.On Sept. 15, HIMSS announced the winners in each of the four categories of the Davies awards: organizational, ambulatory care, community health organizations and public health.
“We are proud of our partnership with eClinicalworks,” said Lindsay Farrell, President & CEO of Open Door. “It has allowed us to advance our quality and population health goals in such a substantial way. As a result, we are able to deliver real value to our communities
“We measure our success in the success of our customers. The awards and the recognition our customers get further validates our mission statement of improving healthcare together,” said Girish Kumar Navani, CEO and co-founder of eClinicalWorks. “We are very grateful and thankful to Open Door for using eClinicalWorks and for a successful implementation of eClinicalWorks EMR/PM systems in their health centers. This is a third time in three years that an eClinicalWorks customer has been awarded the prestigious HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence, which gives us tremendous level of excitement.”
Created in 2008, the HIMSS Davies Community Health Organizations Award category recognizes successful EHR implementation and value delivered by community health organization and provided predominantly to underserved and vulnerable populations. Open Door is a network of federally qualified community health centers based in Westchester County, New York; it was founded in 1972. Its mission is to provide quality health care and human services at affordable prices to the economically disadvantaged. Last year, Urban Health Plan (UHP) of New York received an award in this category, also an eClinicalWorks customer.
About HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence
The HIMSS Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence recognizes excellence in the implementation and use of health information technology, specifically electronic health records, for healthcare organizations, private practices, public health systems, and community health organizations. Created by CPRI-HOST in 1994, the first three recipients of the Davies Organizational Award were recognized in 1995. In 2002, CPRI-HOST merged with HIMSS, and now, HIMSS manages the award program. The award honors Dr. Nicholas E. Davies, an Atlanta-
based practicing physician, president-elect of the American College of Physicians, and a member of the Institute of Medicine Committee on Improving the Patient Record, who died in 1991 in a plane crash. Visit the Davies Award section of the HIMSS website for more information, including educational resources.
eClinicalWorks® is a privately held leader in the ambulatory clinical systems market. The company’s unified electronic medical record (EMR) and practice management (PM) solutions are proven for every market segment: large practice groups, including Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC), Electronic Health Records of Rhode Island (EHRRI) and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, as well as medium, small and solo practices regardless of specialty. The company enjoys high profitability with a five-year compounded growth rate of more than 100 percent year-to-year. With an established customer base of more than 50,000 providers and 225,000 healthcare professionals across all 50 states, eClinicalWorks has been awarded multiple top industry honors including being named to the Inc. 5000 in 2009, 2008 and 2007. Based in Westborough, Mass., eClinicalWorks has additional offices in New York City, Pleasanton, Calif., and Alpharetta, Ga. More information on eClinicalWorks can be found at www.eclinicalworks.com or by calling 866-888-MYCW.
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