Source: 2013 Best in KLAS: Software and Services
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1.Epic Care Everywhere89.3
2.Orion Health HIE84.6
3.Siemens MobileMD HIE81.2
4.Cerner Network78.9
5.eClinicalWorks eEHX77.2
6.RelayHealth Information Exchange73.0
7.Medicity HIE66.5
8.Optum HIE50.7
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University of Iowa Recognized with HIMSS Davies Enterprise Award

November 24, 2014 - Through the use of EHR-enabled clinical workflows and standardized documentation, University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics significantly reduced adverse drug events and hospital acquired infections. With the use of almost 500 best practice alerts and analytics, UIHC significantly reduced instances of venous thrombosis, sepsis, pneumonia, and other clinical conditions. As result of improved documentation and secondary diagnosis capture, cost avoidance associated with improved clinical outcomes, and reduced mortality and length of stay, and incentives paid for quality improvements, UIHC has net cash flow of over $50 million from July of 2013 to June of 2014 attributable towards the use of information technology.

Focusing on a limited number of metrics, University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics generated a 159% return on our investment in year five following implementation, far surpassing the conservative pre-implementation predictions of a break-even point in seven years. This translates to $103 million in total savings after the first five years. Continue reading

Congratulations to the recent recipients of the
HIMSS Stage 7 Acute & Stage 7 Ambulatory Awards

Beaumont Health System December 8, 2014
1 hospital | 144 ambulatory clinics

MetroHealth System November 26, 2014
1 hospital | 18 ambulatory clinics

Ochsner Health System November 17, 2014
Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore

UT Southwestern November 14, 2014
2 hospitals | 6 ambulatory clinics

Sparrow Health System November 13, 2014
1 hospital | 29 ambulatory clinics

69% of Stage 7 U.S. Hospitals, 75% of children's hospitals,
and 85% of Stage 7 Clinics use EpicCare.