HIMSS Analytics has awarded Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, with its Stage 7 Award. At they same time they’ve also awarded Stage 7 Ambulatory Awards to 14 of its associated ambulatory clinics.
During the beginning of the third quarter of 2013, only 2.2 percent, of the more than 5,400 U.S. hospitals in the HIMSS Analytics® Database, received the HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 Award, and as of the second fiscal quarter of 2013, only 1.23 percent of the more than 20,000 U.S. ambulatory clinics in the HIMSS Analytics® Database, received the Stage 7 Ambulatory Award.
“We’re proud to be among a very small number of U.S. hospitals that have been recognized for developing and managing a top-notch electronic medical records system,” said Michael Fisher, president and CEO at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. “I’m grateful to the entire team who contributes to this effort every day, and excited about what this means to patient safety, quality care, research, and ultimately, the health of the children and families we serve.”
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