HIMSS Davies Awards

Awarding IT. Improving Healthcare.

Nicholas E. Davies

Since 1994, the HIMSS Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence has recognized outstanding achievement in the implementation and value from health information technology, specifically EHRs.

The Awards program promotes EHR adoption through sharing information and lessons learned on implementation strategies, financial return on investment and value of the EHR to improve patient care and outcomes.

Who Can Apply for an Award?

Are you one of the following organizations?

  • Independent Ambulatory Practices
  • Community Health Organizations
  • Enterprise Clinics
  • Hospital or Health Organization
  • State or Local Public Health Organizations

Have you achieved key industry milestones?

  • Stage 6 or Stage 7 on the HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption Model (for Hospitals/Health Systems)
  • Achieved key Meaningful Use milestones
  • Achieved sustainable improvement in outcomes through the utilization of health IT

Learn about Types of Davies Awards >

What are the Benefits of Applying?

Organizational Benefits

Gain a new perspective on your organizational growth. The case study process will show you just how much you have accomplished and where there are opportunities for further growth.

Best practice guidance on how to leverage health information technology to improve quality of care, patient safety and revenue.

More powerful financial leverage for additional funding resources.

Celebrate your success with well-deserved recognition through the HIMSSMedia Group. Publications are read by over 600,000 readers, and your story will be shared with policy leaders at all levels.

Career Benefits

The possibility of fast tracking your career by touting involvement with a nationally recognized Award application.

Past Recipients Discuss the Benefits of the Davies Application Process >

2013 Davies Award Recipients

Ambulatory Awards

Congratulations to MedPeds and White River Family Practice!

See All Ambulatory Award Recipients >

Enterprise Awards

Congratulations to Children's Medical Center, Dallas TX, Texas Health Resources and UC Davis Medical Center!

See All Enterprise Award Recipients>

Read 2013 Award Case Studies!

"If you don’t write it down, it hasn’t been done"

Who was Nicholas E. Davies?
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