Saint Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN), has been recognized as a 2023 HIMSS Davies Award recipient, making it one of only three healthcare organizations to earn the distinguished award three times.
Based in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, SLUHN is a non-profit network of 12 hospitals and more than 300 outpatient sites serving the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania and western New Jersey.
Leveraging a mature and robust data-driven governance structure, SLUHN has a proven track record of identifying opportunities for improved care processes and quickly implementing solutions that enable sustainable improvements in care outcomes.
Advances in anti-microbial stewardship, launching an on-site testing platform to handle the peak waves of COVID-19 cases, and optimizing advanced care planning for patients facing advanced chronic kidney disease were focuses of SLUHN’s work recognized by the Davies Award.
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“We are honored and proud to be recognized as one of only three hospital systems in the nation to win the HIMSS Davies Award three times,” said Chief Information Officer Chad Brisendine. “We have an innovative team who continue to use St. Luke’s clinical data to improve the quality of care and the health of our patients. This team’s work continues to advance our mission to improve the health and wellbeing of people and communities entrusted to our care.”
The Davies Awards program promotes the HIMSS vision and mission by recognizing and highlighting use cases, model practices and lessons learned on how to improve health and wellness through the power of information and technology. Showcasing healthcare delivery systems, physician practices, community health organizations, long term and post-acute care sites and public health organizations, the HIMSS Davies Award shares evidence-based case studies that are driving the reform of the global healthcare ecosystem through the power of information and technology.
The HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence showcases healthcare organizations that demonstrate globally innovative, thoughtful applications of information and technology to drive and redefine evidence-based best practices so that others can learn, adapt and improve population health and patient outcomes.