Since 1994, the HIMSS Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence has recognized excellence in the implementation and value from health information technology, specifically EHRs.
The Award honors Dr. Nicholas E. Davies, an Atlanta-based practicing physician, president-elect of the American College of Physicians, and a member of the Institute of Medicine Committee on Improving the Patient Record, when he tragically died in an airplane crash in 1991 with Senator John Tower. Dr. Davies was an accomplished physician who believed that the computer-based patient record was needed to improve patient care.
The program objectives are to:
Cerner commends our clients who have achieved the HIMSS Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence.
Children's Hospital of Orange County, Orange County, California
North York General Hospital, Toronto, Canada
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
University of Missouri Health Care, Columbia, Missouri
Truman Medical Centers, Kansas City, Missouri
Hospital Marina Salud de Dénia, Spain