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Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM)

The HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM) was created to track healthcare organisations' progress towards achieving a paperfree environment.

The eight-stage (0 – 7) maturity model measures the adoption and utilisation of EMR functions required to achieve a paperless environment that harnesses technology to support optimised patient care.

The model allows you to track your progress against other healthcare organisations around Europe and across the world.

EMRAM stage distribution in Europe (Q4 - 2016) - pdf

EMRAM℠ Stage 6 organisations 

EMRAM℠ Stage 7 organisations

How do I get my score?

EMRAM scores can be obtained through participation in our EMRAM survey. The survey collects information relating to software, products and clinician use of health IT.

Take the first step to gaining your score by contacting us.

What are the benefits?

Participants receive their EMRAM score as well as a report indicating current gaps towards higher EMRAM stages and metrics for benchmarking.

Insights into your current level of EMR adoption

Get an unbiased view and chart your progression and accomplishments. The EMRAM is as an international standard to measure EMR adoption and is used by over 9,000 hospitals across the globe.

Decision support for your IT strategy

Use the results of the EMRAM assessment to identify key opportunities for improvement, to drive your IT strategy and achieve alignment with the overall business strategy of your organisation.
Benchmark opportunities
Compare your EMR progress over time and with peers from your region, your country or across the globe, based on a standardised and supplier neutral-assessment.
Healthcare market recognition for EMRAM Stage 6 and 7 organisations
Announcement of your accomplishment at a major HIMSS event, promotion of your organisation’s case study, use of the EMRAM Stage 6 and 7 logo on your website.

For more information contact John Rayner, Regional Director, HIMSS Analytics, HIMSS Europe and HIMSS UK at John.Rayner@himss-uk.org

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