Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has been presented with the 2017 HIMSS Davies Award for their substantial improvement in patient engagement. LVHN has a long history of EHR use and innovation. This achievement highlights LVHN’s commitment to the use of technology to improve patient outcomes.
LVHN includes eight hospital campuses in eEastern Pennsylvania, 22 health centers caring for communities in seven counties, numerous primary and specialty care physician practices, and 15 ExpressCARE locations. Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report for 22 consecutive years as one of America’s Best Hospitals. Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital–17th Street and Lehigh Valley Hospital–Muhlenberg are national Magnet hospitals for excellence in nursing.
You can learn more about how LVHN has leveraged health IT by listening to their use cases on ambulatory care process improvement, reduction of sepsis mortality, and their use of an electronic reporting-enabled Daily Huddle for clinical staff.