Wendy Grafius


Wendy Grafius is a contributing writer for Health IT Outcomes covering IT-related updates from hospitals. With a business degree from Mercyhurst University in Erie, PA, Wendy has worked in education, human resources, healthcare marketing, and advertising.


HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 Award HIMSS Analytics Recognizes Healthcare System With Stage 7 Award

Since 2005, HIMSS Analytics’ EMR Adoption ModelSM (EMRAM) has tracked the adoption of EMR applications within hospitals and health systems across the U.S. Institutions work to complete the 8 stages (0 - 7), with the goal of reaching Stage 7: an environment where paper charts are no longer used. By Wendy Grafius, contributing writer