Health IT Transformation Award Winners

NCHICA Announces Winners of  Health IT Awards

NCHICA 2015 award winners Pictured left to right: Abukaf Maher and Kim Roberts form Community Care of NC: Robert Horst and Karen Pruitt from Audacious Inquiry; and David Levin from Bivarus.

NCHICA announced the winners of the Health IT Transformation Awards at a ceremony on September 14 during the 21st Annual Conference in Pinehurst, NC. Bivarus, Audacious Inquiry and Community Care of North Carolina were recognized for their solutions in patient engagement, connected health and population health. NCHICA’s Health IT Transformation Awards highlight solutions in patient engagement, connected health and population health management that improve health outcomes, enhance patient care and lower costs. These were the winners in each category:

  • Patient Engagement: Bivarus, for its analytics platform to measure the patient experience and improve patient outcomes
  • Connected Health: Audacious Inquiry, for its Encounter Notification Service® platform to reduce hospital readmissions
  • Population Health Management: Community Care of North Carolina, for its PHARMACeHOME platform for medication management

“We applaud the exemplary work these organizations are doing to improve healthcare,” said Jennifer Anderson, Executive Director of NCHICA. “It is through these types of technologies that we will transform the U.S. healthcare system.” NCHICA also congratulates the award finalists:

Population Health Management

  • Coastal Carolina Health Information Exchange
  • Liaison Technologies

Connected Health

  • Care Circle

Patient Engagement

  • Care Song
NCHICA has created a collaborative organization that no other State has achieved. It includes vendors, providers, payers, physicians, nurses, clinicians, attorneys, information technologists and other professionals, working together to improve healthcare within North Carolina in every way, from the use of technology, to public policy considerations, to patient privacy, and more. Belonging to, and participating in, this organization helps you to not only keep up with the changing healthcare environment, but to have some influence on those changes.
— David B. Dillehunt VP, CIO, FirstHealth of the Carolinas Inc., Pinehurst, NC

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