GE Healthcare IT has announced the recipients of the 2nd annual Innovation Awards, which recognizes healthcare organizations that use Centricity Business and Centricity Practice to optimize patient care and increase efficiency.

Selected from a field of qualified candidates, recipients include the University of Colorado Hospital, Alliance of Chicago, Duke University Health System, Blair Medical Associates, Wake Forest University Physicians and Westchester medical group. Honorees were noted for their innovative uses of the solution and for leveraging the technology with emerging ideas and solution.

“By partnering with GE Healthcare in their efforts to adopt information technology, these six customers are placing information at the center of care in new and inspiring ways – and realizing dividends in both financial results and patient care improvements,” said James M. Corrigan, vice president and general manager, GE Healthcare IT.

The awards ceremony was held yesterday at the GE Healthcare IT User Summit in Washington, D.C.