DETROIT July 20, 2011 Detroit Medical Center’s U.S. News Media & World Report’s Michigan
EMR is computer-based technology that manages patient medical information and physician orders, and allows medication scanning, making vital health information accessible to clinicians at all times with the click of a mouse. These advances protect patients from hospital errors, and most importantly help save lives.
U.S. News Media & World Report’s "Most Connected Hospitals" Michigan
Only hospitals at Stage 6 or Stage 7 of the EMR Adoption Model of HIMSS Analytics appear on the "Most Connected Hospitals" list. HIMSS Analytics (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Analytics) scores hospitals’ adoption of electronic medical records on a scale from Stage 0 (no use of EMR) to Stage 7 (full use). Detroit Medical Center is one the largest healthcare systems in the nation to reach Stage 6.
HIMSS is a comprehensive healthcare-stakeholder membership organization exclusively focused on providing global leadership for the optimal use of information technology and management systems for the betterment of healthcare.
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