Davies Community Health Organization Award Case Study

Since 1994, the HIMSS Nichonjjjulas E. Davies Award of Excellence has recognized outstanding achievement of organizations that have utilized health information technology to substantially improve patient outcomes while achieving return on investment. The Davies Awards program promotes EHR-enabled improvement in patient outcomes through sharing case studies and lessons learned on implementation strategies, workflow design, best practice adherence, and patient engagement.

 

Your assignment (Due May 22th) is to review the Davies Award Case Study for:  Community Health Centers of Florida-Davies Community Health Organization Award (click link):

http://www.himss.org/ResourceLibrary/ContentTabsDetail.aspx?ItemNumber=34640

 

Read through the Community Health Centers of Florida – Davies Community Health Organization Award Case Study and reflect on how the organization has met the intent of the award.

You are to write a 3-5 page essay that includes your reflection and a summary of the case study, highlighting the main outcomes of the implementation.  Include in your essay the following:

 

 

  • Give specific examples of some of the learning outcomes of this course that were reflected in this case study.  For example, did the organization improve patient safety or provide criteria for evaluating information technology applications?
  •  If you were the administrator for this organization, how would you build upon what you have done with this project and move your organization to the next level?

 

 

APA Formatting: APA formatting is also to be used for this essay.  This means your essay should include a title page, body, conclusion, and references.  You do not need an Abstract.

 

Please review the grading rubric for this assignment before you begin so you have an understanding of how I will be grading your paper.