HIMSS is pleased to recognize Jurong Health Campus and Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, part of the National University Health System in Singapore, as HIMSS first ever Davies Award winner from maritime Southeast Asia. The HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence recognizes the thoughtful application of health information and technology to substantially improve clinical care delivery, patient outcomes and population health around the world.
The Davies Award recognizes Jurong Health’s utilization of data-driven algorithms and automated rapid response alerts formulating a Peri-Arrest Criteria for Code-Blue Activation (PACCA), reducing the number in in hospital cardiac arrest episodes to 0.84 per 1000 patients.
In addition, the Davies Award recognizes Jurong Health’s innovative work utilizing readmission risk algorithms to reduce 30-day readmissions by three percent for all clinical diagnoses. A centralized call-in center using registry data from the readmission risk calculator coordinates care to ensure that patients receive the best follow up care following discharge.
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“Every life matters, and every second counts. I am extremely proud of our team at JHC for leveraging on automation and data-driven algorithms to deliver swift and precise patient care so that more lives can be saved,” said Mr Foo Hee Jug, Deputy Chief Executive of NUHS and CEO of JHC at the time of the award. “We are honoured to receive the HIMSS Davies award in recognition of the innovative application of health information and technology in delivering better and safer care to our patients,” said Dr Cheah Wei Keat, Chairman Medical Board, JHC. JHC will continue to further the research and development of new strategies that leverage data, to save lives, improve outcomes and ensure that every patient receives timely and appropriate care.”
The HIMSS Davies Award showcases the thoughtful application of health information and technology to substantially improve clinical care delivery, patient outcomes and population health.