With internal process improvement through utilizing health information and technology, Memorial Hermann is selected as a 2017 HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award recipient CHICAGO (February 27, 2018) Memorial Hermann, a 2017 HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award recipient, exemplifies the successful use of health IT systems to substantially improve patient outcomes by implementing and monitoring IT interventions to ensure that all of its patients receive safe, high-quality care. For example, computer decision support (CDS) alerts were implemented to identify good catches and change the course of therapy for patients. We are humbled by the recognition from HIMSS of the successes we have achieved, and we are proud to be able to provide our community with the excellent care they deserve. Memorial Hermann is using data to prevent ventilator-acquired pneumonia, or VAP, in patients.

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