Seattle Children's Achieves HIMSS Analytics Stage 6
Seattle Children's Hospital has achieved the Stage 6 designation from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Analytics for its investments in improving patient care through an electronic medical record (EMR) strategy. "Seattle Children's is very proud to have achieved HIMSS Stage 6 with our EMR," said Dr. Zafar Chaudry, senior vice president and CIO of Seattle Children's. "This reflects our commitment and investment in systems to support excellence in care, and exemplifies our drive to bring high-quality technology to patients and their families. Seattle Children's continues to deliver exceptional patient care using an EMR that is interoperable, and supports its continued focus on clinical quality, patient safety and operational efficiencies."
About Seattle Children’s
Seattle Children’s mission is to provide hope, care and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Together, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Research Institute and Foundation deliver superior patient care, identify new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and raise funds to create better futures for patients.
Ranked as one of the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, Seattle Children’s serves as the pediatric and adolescent academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country. As one of the nation’s top five pediatric research centers, Seattle Children’s Research Institute is internationally recognized for its work in neurosciences, immunology, cancer, infectious disease, injury prevention and much more. Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Foundation works with the Seattle Children’s Guild Association, the largest all-volunteer fundraising network for any hospital in the country, to gather community support and raise funds for uncompensated care and research. Join Seattle Children’s bold initiative – It Starts With Yes: The Campaign for Seattle Children’s – to transform children’s health for generations to come.
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