The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society has named the recipients of its 2007 Nicholas E. Davies Awards of Excellence in the organizational, ambulatory and public-health categories to recognize achievements in implementation of electronic health records.
The winners are: Allina Hospitals & Clinics, Minneapolis, in the organizational category; Valdez Family Clinic, San Antonio, and Village Health Partners, Plano, Texas, in ambulatory; and Illinois-National Electronic Disease Surveillance System, Springfield, a Web-based application used to report and investigate infectious disease conditions and outbreaks, and the Institute for Family Health, New York, in public health.
The recipients will present their stories during the 2008 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition Feb. 25-28 in Orlando, Fla.. -- by Jean DerGurahian
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