HIMSS Davies Awards

Awarding IT. Improving Healthcare.

Nicholas E. Davies Since 1994, the HIMSS Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence has recognized outstanding achievement of organizations who have utilized health information technology to substantially improve patient outcomes while achieving return on investment. The Davies Awards program promotes EHR-enabled improvement in patient outcomes through sharing case studies and lessons learned on implementation strategies, workflow design, best practice adherence, and patient engagement.

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 >

2015 Davies Award of Excellence Recipients

Congratulations to the 2015 HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence Recipients

Ambulatory Awards

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Enterprise Awards

Congratulations to 2014 HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award Recipients, Lakeland Healthcare, Marina Salud Hospital of Denia, Spain, and Truman Medical Centers of Kansas City, Missouri!

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Community Health Organization Awards

Congratulations to 2014 Davies CHO Award Recipient Community Health Centers of Florida based in Orlando, Florida!

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Read 2015 Award Case Studies!

Latest News

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Selected as 2015 HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award Recipient

Ohio State’s University Wexner Medical Center is central Ohio’s only academic medical center. It serves all patients and populations, with the uninsured and Medicaid population comprising approximately 25% of the organization’s patient mix.

HealthNet Selected as 2015 HIMSS Ambulatory Davies Award Recipient

HealthNet’s successful use of health IT to move metrics is highlighted in case studies focused on the value of leveraging IT to standardize care and improve patient outcomes.

Centura Health Selected as 2015 HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award Recipient

Centura Health has been named a 2015 HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award recipient. Focused on improving population health outcomes, Centura has been able to significantly reduce hospitalizations associated with chronic disease management using alternative payment models enabled with risk stratification, clinical decision support, patient engagement and analytics.

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