Amberwell Atchison receives an honorable mention
CHICAGO – October 10, 2023 – Today, the American Health Information Management Association® (AHIMA) announced it has awarded AmeriHealth Caritas with its 2023 Grace Award. The award, named for AHIMA Founder Grace Whiting Myers, honors organizations that demonstrate excellence in health information (HI). AHIMA presented AmeriHealth Caritas with this honor at the AHIMA23 Conference on October 9 in Baltimore, MD.
More than 90 years ago, Myers founded the Association on the conviction that advancing the quality of patient health records advances healthcare quality. AHIMA continues the annual recognition of the Grace Award to honor healthcare delivery organizations for their innovative and novel approaches to using HI to deliver high-quality patient care.
“This year’s winner has demonstrated a strong commitment to improving the patient care experience and population health, reducing capital costs, and a commitment to employee mentorship and volunteerism. They have truly exemplified what the Grace Award stands for and more,” said AHIMA President/Chair Jennifer Mueller, MBA, RHIA, SHIMSS, FACHE, FAHIMA.
The Grace Award Committee noted that AmeriHealth Caritas continuously strives to provide innovative programs relying on HI to drive strategic partnerships around maternal health, food security, and mental health.
This year, AHIMA presented Amberwell Atchison with an honorable mention for its innovative focus on educating patients about their patient portal and high-quality, effective, and cost-efficient maternity care.
AHIMA is a global nonprofit association of health information (HI) professionals with more than 67,000 members and more than 100,000 credentials in the field. The AHIMA mission of empowering people to impact health® drives our members and credentialed HI professionals to ensure that health information is accurate, complete, and available to patients and providers. Our leaders work at the intersection of healthcare, technology, and business and are found in data integrity and information privacy job functions worldwide.