Huntzinger Recognizes Hospital for Special Surgery – Winner of the HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence

First orthopedic specialty hospital to win the Davies Award.

Huntzinger congratulates Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), New York, for winning the HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence. The award recognizes HSS’ efforts to improve clinical pathway management and its bed planning process. Davies Award winners were recognized during the 2019 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition in Orlando this month.

“It’s an enormous achievement for the Hospital for Special Surgery to win the HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence. It’s especially important to note that Hospital for Special Surgery is the first orthopedic specialty hospital to receive the Davies Award,” said William C. Reed, Huntzinger Executive Vice President and Partner. “We are proud that we’ve had the opportunity to work with Hospital for Special Surgery.”

The HIMSS Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence recognizes outstanding achievement by organizations who have utilized health information and technology, process improvement and organizational culture to substantially improve clinical outcomes and drive operational and financial value.

HSS is the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. At its core is Hospital for Special Surgery, ranked No. 1 for orthopedics for nine consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report (2018-2019). HSS has also been among the top-ranked hospitals for both orthopedics and rheumatology for 27 consecutive years.