2019 Davies Community Health Award winner, Heritage Living Center, faced higher than average unexpected weight loss rates and was determined to design workflows that would support more effective monitoring practices for unexplained weight loss across their patient population.
HIMSS strongly advocated for the inclusion of $50 million in new funding, and looks forward to continuing the work with our campaign partners and the CDC to modernize the public health surveillance enterprise through upgrading IT systems and recruiting and retaining skilled data scientists.
Out of more than 130 submissions and five finalists, Thrive was chosen for its proposal to evaluate the health-economic impact of earlier multi-cancer detection, and better identify and predict populations that will most likely benefit from this approach.
The Davies Award winning organization created a smart room in one of their facilities to improve patient experience and outcomes, using it as a model to help pave the way for healthcare transformation through innovation.
HIMSS and the Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance) provided written comments to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Clinical Decision Support Software; Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff.
HIMSS and PCHAlliance Comment on Updates to the Anti-Kickback and Physician Self-Referral Regulations
HIMSS and the Personal Connected Health Alliance provided written comments on two separate proposed regulations.
2019 Davies Award winner Mackenzie Health took action to address delays in care and reduce length of stay for COPD patients.
2019 Davies Award winner Truman Medical Centers decreased patient falls by more than 34% using a virtual observation solution.
Intermountain Healthcare shares their journey to achieving the HIMSS Adoption Model for Analytics Maturity (AMAM) Stage 7 validation.