HIMSS Analytics, Chicago, has announced that Emory Adventist Hospital, Smyrna, Ga, has received the acute care Stage 7 award. The award represents attainment of the highest level on the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model, which is used to track EMR progress at hospitals and health systems. The highest of eight stages in the EMR adoption model, stage 7 represents an advanced patient record environment. According to HIMSS Analytics, just 2.1% of the more than 5,400 U.S. hospitals in its database have received the HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 Award.