350 Kaiser Permanente Clinics Receive HIMSS Analytics’ Stage 7 Ambulatory Award

Kaiser Permanente announced that 350 of its ambulatory clinics received the Stage 7 Ambulatory Award from HIMSS Analytics. The award acknowledges Kaiser Permanente’s advanced use of Kaiser Permanente HealthConnect®, the organization’s electronic health record, to support the sharing and use of patient data, among patients and their caregivers, to improve quality of care, process performance and patient safety. Kaiser Permanente has the most clinics certified for Stage 7 Ambulatory, with medical office buildings in eight states and the District of Columbia. Over the past five years, the health care organization also has received 37 Stage 7 Hospital Awards from HIMSS Analytics.