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Spanish hospital achieves Stage 7 status

May 9, 2012, 11:34 am by Healthcare IT News

Marina Salud Hospital de Denia in Spain has achieved Stage 7 of the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM). It is the first hospital in Spain, and the second in Europe, to receive the distinction. Stage 7 is awarded for achieving a paperless medical record environment. The Hospital de Denia was officially recognized at the pan-European eHealth Week conference in Copenhagen, May 7-9. read more

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