Midland Hospitals Achieve Stage 6 Recognition

Thanks to Scott Shreeve, MD for this news (see his posting just before this one): One of the largest private sector deployments of the Veterans Affairs VistA software is in a 7 hospital system in Midland, Texas. They are now part of a super-elite group of only 9 hospitals that have received HIMSS Stage 6 Recognition: ‘…Stage 6 hospitals have achieved a significant advancement in their IT capabilities that positions them to successfully address many of the upcoming industry transformations we will be experiencing in the near future (e.g., HIPAA Claims Attachment, pay for performance, and government quality reporting programs).

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