HIMSS AsiaPac19 Conference & Exhibition
October 7-10, 2019 | Bangkok, Thailand

HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Awards 2019

The HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Awards aim to identify and recognise organisations across the globe that effectively use information and technology to successfully improve quality of health and care as well as patient safety.

The APAC edition will take place as part of the HIMSS AsiaPac19 Conference and Exhibition, on 7-10 October in Bangkok, Thailand. During the Awards Dinner, HIMSS and Elsevier will jointly be announcing this year's award winners. (This dinner is closed and by invitation only).

The call for submissions is now live. Submit your project now to get maximum recognition in the industry and share your story with the world. This year, the HIMSS-Elsevier Awards team are seeking to recognise professionals in two categories:

Outstanding ICT Achievement Award

  • To recognize outstanding achievement in harnessing ICT to provide significant improvement to patient care and safety.
  • The ICT solution adopted may not be new but it has been effectively used by the awarded hospitals to significantly improve patient care and outcome and/or address major challenges faced by the hospitals.
  • Other limiting factors like the hospital financial background, the niche community that the hospital is serving, the long-standing problem that the target population is facing et cetera will also be taken into consideration.

Download Submission Form


Outstanding ICT Innovations Award

  • To recognize the most innovative, creative and "out-of-the-box" ICT solutions used to improve patient care and safety.
  • Innovation can be in the form of leveraging on existing technology to come up with new and creative usage of ICT to significantly enhance patient care and outcome OR developing a ground-breaking technology that leads the way in ICT adoption.

Download Submission Form


Eligibility Criteria

This Award is open to all healthcare providers based in APAC.

Judging Criteria

The following criteria will be considered:

  • Provides improvement to patient care and safety
  • Provide evidence of local problems being addressed and intended improvement made
  • Level of detail in problem intervention’s SOP structure
  • Level of ease in replicating problem intervention
  • Indication of main factors that contributed to the choice of the specific intervention
  • Level of details in describing the actual course of the intervention
  • Measurable Outcome/Value tied with intended benefits

How to Apply

Applicants can download and complete the submission forms above. Email completed forms to khamini@himss.org by Friday 19 July 2019 Friday 16 August 2019. Vendor applications will not be accepted.


Video Resources

HIMSS AsiaPac18 HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Award Highlights Video

HIMSS AsiaPac17 Winners’ Interviews

Aravind Eye Hospital – Pondicherry, India

Fudan Huashan Hospital, China

Princess Alexandra Hospital, Australia

MacKay Memorial Hospital, Taiwan

Celebrating 5 Years: HIMSS-Elsevier Awards Video

For more HIMSS-Elsevier videos, visit the HIMSS APAC YouTube channel.

Content Resources

Infographic: Pushing Towards High Quality Care

HIMSS-Elsevier Highlights from Down Under

Views from the top: HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Award Participants Forecast 2017 Health ICT Trends that would Impact Patient Care and Outcomes

For more HIMSS exclusive content, visit Healthcare IT News APAC and MobiHealthNews APAC.

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