OSSINING, N.Y., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ — Open Door Family
Medical Centers (http://opendoormedical.org)
a federally qualified community health center providing quality
health care to the under-served, uninsured and underinsured
residents of Westchester County has received the
HIMSS Community Health Davies Award For Excellence. The
national award recognizes excellence in the implementation and use
of health information technology, specifically electronic health
“The Davies Award is the highest recognition of excellence that
a community health organization can receive for its EHR
implementation and use. Open Door is a deserving recipient of the
Davies. The medical center staff has shown leadership, vision and
enthusiasm in its EHR implementation. They offer a model for
community health centers across the country,” said Margaret F.
Schulte, DBA, FACHE, CPHIMS, Instructor, Masters of Science in
Medical Informatics, Northwestern University.
“Open Door has been highly innovative in our use of electronic
information systems to improve the community’s health. We
have developed clinical decision support systems used at the point
of care and we use patient registries to prevent patients from
falling through the cracks. We mine our data routinely to be
sure we are consistently delivering the best, evidence-based care.
I think everyone should expect this same level of attention from
their health care provider and we at Open Door look forward to
setting new standards for our industry,” commented Lindsay Farrell,
Open Door’s President and CEO.
About Open Door Family Medical Centers
Open Door’s recognition as a NCQA Patient-Centered Medical
Home™ distinguishes them from medical practices across
the nation as l