Lafayette General Health received the 2017 HIMSS Enterprise Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence for outstanding achievement in utilizing technology to improve patient outcomes. Lafayette General Health (LGH) is Acadiana’s largest non-profit, community-owned regional health system committed to always delivering excellence. The award is reserved for hospitals and health systems that utilize health information technology to show significant improvements to patient care.
LGH includes seven hospital campuses including two major teaching hospitals, numerous primary and specialty care physician practices, and three urgent care locations. The system has over 4,000 employees, serving the south-central region of Louisiana by aligning with facilities across Acadiana.
LGH staff recognized the need for improved accuracy of documentation by providers PSI quality outcomes, and to use technology to predict and intervene in patient care to prevent sepsis conditions, and led efforts for internal improvement. Learn more about how Lafayette General Health has attained excellence with health IT by listening to their three use cases on improving accuracy of documentation, PSI quality outcomes and improved sepsis core measure compliance.