WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. –Novant Health is proud to receive the Davies Enterprise Award of excellence from HIMSS. As a recipient, Novant Health is recognized for improving patient outcomes and value by successfully implementing health information technology. The Davies Enterprise Award is the pinnacle of the HIMSS Value Recognition Program. Historically, fewer than a dozen healthcare systems earn the distinction each year.
"We are delighted to earn this prestigious recognition from HIMSS Analytics,” said Dr. Tom Zweng, executive vice president and chief medical officer. “This award further demonstrates Novant Health's commitment to optimizing our use of electronic health records to deliver on our promise to provide world-class technology that supports high-quality, affordable and convenient care to our patients."
Health systems are considered for the award based on case studies for electronic health record adoption. Three examples that set Novant Health apart are below.
The HIMSS Davies Award recognizes outstanding achievement of organizations that have used health information technology to substantially improve patient outcomes and value. This program promotes health information technology-enabled improvement in patient outcomes through sharing case studies and lessons learned on implementation strategies, workflow design, best practice adherence, and patient engagement.
"Novant Health has created an IT platform of decision support and analytics that enables improved care outcomes, population health and improved efficiency,” said Jonathan French, CPHIMS, senior director, quality and patient safety, and director of the Davies Award of Excellence Program, HIMSS. “HIMSS congratulates the team members of Novant Health on being selected as a 2017 HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award recipient.”
Novant Health will be recognized at the HIMSS18 Awards Gala at Wynn Hotel Las Vegas on Thursday, March 8, 2018.