Banner Health, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi among 19 HIMSS Davies Award winners in 2018

Nineteen hospitals, health systems and other healthcare organizations won HIMSS Davies Awards in 2018.

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society recognizes organizations in three categories — ambulatory, community health and enterprise — each year as part of its HIMSS Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence program.

The HIMSS Davies Awards celebrate healthcare organizations from across the globe that have used "health information and technology, process improvement, and organizational culture" to improve clinical, operational and financial outcomes.

The 19 recipients, listed in alphabetical order and by award category:

HIMSS Davies Ambulatory Award

  • East Tennessee State University Family Medicine (Johnson City)

HIMSS Davies Community Health Awards

  • El Rio Community Health Center (Tucson, Ariz.)
  • Open Door Family Medical Centers (Ossining, N.Y.)

HIMSS Davies Enterprise Awards

  • Banner Health (Phoenix)
  • California Correctional Health Care Services (Elk Grove)
  • Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (Toronto)
  • Children's Hospital Colorado (Aurora)
  • Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
  • Duke Health (Durham, N.C.)
  • Hospital for Special Surgery (New York City)
  • Memorial Hermann Health System (Houston)
  • Mercy Health (Cincinnati)
  • Ochsner Health System (New Orleans)
  • Rush University Medical Center (Chicago)
  • Sparrow Health System (Lansing)
  • TriHealth (Cincinnati)
  • UCLA Health (Los Angeles)
  • University of North Carolina Health Care System (Chapel Hill)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Health System (Richmond)

To learn more about the award recipients and how they applied health IT to various use cases, click here.

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