Fall 2017 Newsletter - Davies Award Winner
We are proud to announce that the first Davies Award winner is from our region! Dr. Danielle Oryn and the team at the Petaluma Health Center (an FQHC in Petaluma, CA) are on the cutting edge in visual management of data, especially in the community health center sector. PHC has used an innovative analytics interface to create a culture of providers pulling care delivery and outcomes data as part of their regular workflow to identify opportunities for improvement. Dr. Oryn and her team are a terrific resource for improving population health and chronic disease management through the use of information technology.
The HIMSS Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence is the pinnacle of the HIMSS Value Recognition Program. The Davies Award recognizes outstanding achievement of organizations who have utilized health information technology to substantially improve patient outcomes and value. The Davies Awards program promotes health information technology-enabled improvement in patient outcomes through sharing case studies and lessons learned on implementation strategies, workflow design, best practice adherence, and patient engagement.
Petaluma Health Center will be recognized at the HIMSS18 Awards Gala at the Wynn Hotel Las Vegas on Thursday, March 8, 2018. You can read more about their achievement here. Huge congratulations to PHC!