Category Archives: Davies Awards

Clinical Empowerment in Health IT

by Patty Daly, DNP, RN-BC As I begin 2015, it is helpful to reflect on the previous year or years and the lessons learned.  Patient engagement was a significant theme in the health IT community.  In fact, today the call … Continue reading

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ONC CDS Improving Hypertension Challenge

Evidence continues to accumulate that demonstrates how the utilization of health IT, specifically clinical decision support applications can lead to improved patient outcomes. ONC is now looking to award and replicate those stories. In support of the HHS “Million Hearts … Continue reading

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Are You an Early Adopter? I’m Not.

I’m not an early adopter. Not of trends, and not of technology. It was my husband who when we were dating insisted I upgrade from dial-up to broadband, despite my protestations that I didn’t need such an expensive enhancement. It’s … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned about EHR ROI Davies Award Winner MedPeds

A winner of a 2013 Davies Ambulatory Award of Excellence, MedPeds achieved ROI through its electronic health record (EHR) implementation by gaining significant financial, organizational, and cultural benefits. These benefits included earning certification as a level-3 patient-centered medical home, achieving … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned about EHR ROI Davies Award Winner White River Family Practice

A winner of a 2013 Davies Ambulatory Award of Excellence, White River Family Practice’s electronic health record (EHR) implementation enabled demonstrable improvements in practice finances and quality care. The EHR assisted White River to certify as a patient centered medical … Continue reading

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Real Outcomes: The Value of HIT and HIMSS14

With a variety of new payment models driving the healthcare world to true pay for quality, the search for evidence-based best practices that improve outcomes and patient safety is at a fever pitch at HIMSS14. On Tuesday, HIMSS showcased the … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned about EHR Clinical Value and ROI-Davies Award Winner Texas Health Resources

A winner of a 2013 Davies Enterprise Award of Excellence, Texas Health Resources reduced medication errors, adverse drug events, and falls while improving compliance with evidence-based protocols and achieving return on investment by implementing an electronic health record (EHR) system.

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Lessons Learned about EHR ROI: Davies Award Winner Children’s Medical Center of Dallas

A winner of a 2013 Davies Enterprise Award of Excellence, Children’s Medical Center of Dallas achieved a return on investment of $48.6 million through the implementation of an electronic health record (EHR) system while improving clinical outcomes and quality.

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