Thirty additional UNC Health Care ambulatory clinics honored with Stage 6 Recognition from HIMSS Analytics

In early August, 30 additional UNC Health Care ambulatory sites achieved the Stage 6 designation of the HIMSS Analytics Ambulatory Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Adoption Model.

This distinction honors UNC Health Care's accomplishments to implement technology solutions that have the ability to improve patient safety and quality of care. The 30 UNC Health Care ambulatory sites that are newly designated as Stage 6 are:

  • High Point Behavioral Health
  • High Point Regional Adult Health Center
  • High Point Surgery Center
  • Premier Fertility
  • Regional Center for Bariatric Surgery
  • Regional Physicians at Jamestown
  • Regional Physicians Diabetes Health & Wellness
  • Regional Physicians Family Medicine - Adams Farm
  • Regional Physicians Family Medicine - North High Point
  • Regional Physicians Internal Medicine of High Point
  • Regional Physicians Internal Medicine of Thomasville
  • Regional Physicians Neurosurgery
  • Regional Physicians Neurosurgery - Asheboro
  • Regional Physicians Neurosurgery - High Point
  • Regional Physicians Neurosurgery - Lexington
  • Regional Physicians Neurosurgery - Thomasville
  • Regional Physicians North
  • Regional Physicians Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Regional Physicians Plastic Surgery
  • Regional Physicians Vascular & Wound Care
  • Regional Physicians West
  • Regional Physicians Women's Health
  • Regional Wound Center
  • Rex Breast Care Center of Raleigh
  • Rex Express Care of Cary
  • Rex Express Care of Wakefield
  • Rex Surgery Center of Cary
  • Rex Wellness Center of Cary
  • The Rehabilitation Center
  • UNC Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Rex

According to the HIMSS Analytics website, HIMSS Analytics has tracked the adoption of EMR technologies within hospitals since 2005 and within clinics since 2012 using the EMR Adoption Model (EMRAM) and Ambulatory EMR Adoption Model. Institutions work to complete the 8 stages (0 - 7), with the goal of reaching Stage 7: an environment where paper charts are no longer used.

As of Aug. 10, 2015, there are only 3,529 ambulatory locations designated as Stage 6 by HIMSS. Congratulations to everyone at our certified clinics and for the team in ISD who helped us achieve this recognition.

In addition to the 30 new Stage 6 locations, UNC Physician’s Network practices, Rex Hospital Clinics, and UNC Faculty Physicians clinics were certified as Stage 6 locations in December 2014.

These clinics join UNC Hospitals, Rex Healthcare, Pardee Hospital, and Chatham Hospital, which were recognized as Stage 6 hospitals on the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model by HIMSS in December 2014.

About HIMSS Analytics

HIMSS Analytics is a wholly owned not-for-profit subsidiary of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). The company collects and analyzes healthcare data related to IT processes and environments, products, IS department composition and costs, IS department management metrics, healthcare trends and purchase-related decisions. HIMSS Analytics delivers high quality data and analytical expertise to healthcare delivery organizations, healthcare IT companies, state governments, financial companies, pharmaceutical companies, and consulting firms. Visit for more information.


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