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Kaiser Permanente scores big at HIMSS conference, nets 11 top tech awards
San Francisco Business Times

Eleven additional hospitals at Kaiser Permanente, the Oakland-based health care giant, have been recognized by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, or HIMSS, as Stage 7 hospitals — the highest level of electronic health record implementation. The awards were announced Tuesday at the 2011 HIMSS conference in Orlando, Fla., one of the nation’s top health information technology conclaves, with an estimated 30,000+ attendees this year.