Stanford Medicine Wins 2nd Annual Pi2 Award

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Stanford Medicine Wins 2nd Annual Pi2 Award

Jyotika Rattia Tiffany Leung Pamela Dixon Lauren Cheung Sumbul Desai

Stanford Medicine wins 2nd Annual Pi2 Award for Provider Innovation in Informatics. Top award presented at the AMIA iHealth Clinical Informatics Conference.

Stanford Medicine captured the top spot and the Pi2 Award for Provider Innovation in Informatics at the AMIA iHealth Clinical Informatics Conference, May 28-29, Boston. The Pi2 Award (“The Pie Award” for short) was established in 2014 to highlight innovative work done by teams leveraging informatics in the healthcare provider environment and is supported by an educational grant from SSi-SEARCH.

The winning team takes home the honor as well as a monthly delivery of their favorite pie for a year. The award is an opportunity to celebrate the teams and individuals who innovate—and have fun doing it. Not to mention, enjoy some tasty pie in the process.

“The judges’ scoring was extremely close in the race for the top spot between Stanford and UPenn. After the presentation each finalist team said after they were sure the other team would win. It’s amazing how much effort people will go through for a year’s worth of free pie!” said Ross Martin, MD, MHA, Vice President of Business Development for AMIA. The outstanding finalists competing for the Pie Award follows:

Finalists
Stanford Medicine - ClickWellCare: A Virtual Primary Care Clinic by Stanford Medicine.

Instead of using telemedicine solely as a means for augmenting traditional primary care or as a same-day urgent care modality disconnected from a patients’ health system, Stanford developed a virtual clinic that delivers primary care services primarily though virtual modalities, using brick and mortar interactions when needed and clinically appropriate. Team Leader: Sumbul Desai Team Members: Lauren Cheung, Casey Grimes, Tiffany Leung, Jyotika Rattia, Eric Theisen

University of Pennsylvania Health System - Leveraging Technology to Improve Clinical Care through the Creation of a Mobile Patient Dashboard

CareAlign is an internally developed mobile web application that provides real time, patient data in a clinically oriented fashion for healthcare providers. Data is gathered from nine different clinical information systems (inpatient, outpatient, ED, lab, radiology and more) in the University of Pennsylvania Health System and integrated into one seamless mobile display. Team Leader: Subha L. Airan-Javia Team Members: David Do, Glenn Fala, William C Hanson III, Rob Hossain, Damien Leri, Colleen Mallozzi, Rich Urbani

Runner-Up
Mayo Clinic - iNEED, Individualized Needs Evaluation and Expertise Development Program, Mayo Clinic Health System-EMR User Investigation and Improvement Project

iNEED is a unique, systematic, individualized assessment targeting clinical providers to increase efficiency in leveraging the electronic health record (EHR). This patented, vendor agnostic program consists of two parts: assessment and expertise development. Team Leader: Joel Gordon Team Members: Jordon Coffey, Kathy Heiderscheit, Katie Looft, Brenda Martin

SSi-SEARCH, leading, retained executive search firm focused exclusively on next-generation healthcare leadership is co-creator and exclusive sponsor of the award. Managing Partner Pamela Dixon said, “We are delighted the award can shine a light on the innovative work of these teams. AMIA attracts some of the brightest and most talented people in the industry and it is truly and honor to partner with them. Our thanks to the teams for their work and to iHealth and AMIA for providing the stage for this important work to be shared.”
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