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HIMSS 2008: Vanderbilt among Microsoft winners

HealthLeaders Media, February 26, 2008
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology was among the organizations recognized in a contest sponsored by Microsoft. Vanderbilt claimed top honors in the inpatient record category. Its vendor partner is Acuitec, which helped the Nashville-based organization build a consolidated view of patient data.

The Microsoft Healthcare Users Group (MS-HUG) announced the winners of the 11th annual MS-HUG Healthcare Innovation Awards 2008 at HIMSS. The contest recognizes organizations working with various vendors on the Microsoft platform.

Other winners included:

  • Primrose OB-GYN, with digiChart Inc., for its physician practice record
  • Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, with Neoteric Technology Ltd., for system upholding the safety of breast milk
  • St. Joseph Family Medicine Residency (Medical College of Wisconsin), with NextGen, for innovative use of an electronic medical record
  • Office of the Air Force Surgeon General, Data Modeling and Analysis Office, with IMS Government Solutions, for outcomes reporting technology

Note: HealthLeaders Media Technology Editor Gary Baldwin helped judge the contest.