CHICAGO, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Dr. Davis Lee, CMIO for PIH Health has been named one of four recipients of the 2013 AMDIS Award, a prestigious recognition saluting excellence and outstanding achievement in applied medical informatics.
“On behalf of Allscripts, I’d like to congratulate Dr. Lee for his recognition in leadership, innovation and continuous efforts to improve patient care and population health,” said Paul M. Black, President and Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts. “We are committed to our partnership with PIH Health and are pleased to provide the organization with the solutions they need to transform healthcare.”
The awards program is presented by the Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems, a non-profit organization representing some 2,300 physician-HIT leaders. Lee’s award is for his work at PIH Health, an integrated delivery network based inWhittier, Calif.
In 2006, PIH Health began implementing the Allscripts suite of products, which now serves its inpatient, ambulatory and home healthcare units. During his time as medical director of informatics beginning in 2008 and CMIO in 2010, Lee led various physician committees, provided one-on-one physician training and on-going support in order for his physicians to get acclimated with the system. The Allscripts suite of products helped PIH Health achieve the requirements for Leapfrog and ARRA Stage 1 and PIH Health is now well-positioned to provide a continuum of care across all settings, thus achieving a patient centered community record.
Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) delivers the insights that healthcare providers require to generate world-class outcomes. The company’s Electronic Health Record, practice management and other clinical, revenue cycle, connectivity and information solutions create a Connected Community of Health™ for physicians, hospitals and post-acute organizations. To learn more about Allscripts, please visit www.allscripts.com, Twitter, YouTube and It Takes A Community: The Allscripts Blog.
About PIH Health
PIH Health is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) regional healthcare delivery network that was founded in 1959. Over 50 years later, PIH Health continues to maintain a sense of community and family-like culture where patients are the top priority, and employees, physicians, and volunteers are proud to be affiliated with such an organization. PIH Health serves residents of Los Angeles and Orange Counties as well as the San Gabriel Valley area offering a wide range of services including over 150 primary care physicians to provide general medicine and preventative care; access to emergency and urgent care, home health services and hospice; and a network of over 180 specialists in accessible and welcoming neighborhood locations. PIH Health is committed to remaining at the forefront of healthcare advances including technology, medical equipment and top-notch facilities and amenities to benefit patients and staff alike. Its highly trained and compassionate physicians, nurses, clinicians, staff and volunteers work tirelessly and collaboratively every day to be the communities’ health and wellness partner. For more information, visit PIHHealth.org.