SINGAPORE, June 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
HIMSS Asia Pacific and Elsevier, the global information analytics businessspecializing in science and health, are proud to announce the call for submissions for the 6th Annual Asia Pacific (APAC) HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Award 2018.
"For the past five years, HIMSS
Since 2013, the HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Award has attracted over 193 submissions from 119 organizations across 30 countries. In total, the projects submitted have impacted over 41 million patients worldwide.
The two categories open for submission this year are:
Last year, the Award program witnessed strong participation from 18 healthcare organizations across APAC, recognizing five first-time recipients: The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne (Australia) and Fudan University Huashan Hospital (China) won the Outstanding ICT Achievement Award. Aravind Eye Hospital - Pondicherry (India), Mackay Memorial Hospital (Taiwan) and Princess Alexandra Hospital (Australia) won the Outstanding ICT Innovation Award.
"We're very proud of how far this Award has grown to become a recognized platform for meaningful exchange of ideas and best practice, on how to innovate and implement technology to improve patient safety and quality. We look forward to receiving the submissions from our healthcare partners and providers across Asia Pacific," said Tim Hawkins, Managing Director, Clinical Solutions, Europe, Middle East, Latin America and Asia Pacific for Elsevier.
Judges for this year's Award are:
Submit your case study here or email HIMSS to enquire. Deadline for submissions is Friday, Aug. 31, 2018.
Winners will be recognized on Monday, November 5, 2018, at the HIMSS-Elsevier Award Dinner Reception held during HIMSS AsiaPac18, in Brisbane, Australia.
HIMSS is a global voice, advisor and thought leader of health transformation through health information and technology with a unique breadth and depth of expertise and capabilities to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of health, healthcare and care outcomes. HIMSS designs and leverages key data assets, predictive models and tools to advise global leaders, stakeholders and influencers of best practices in health information and technology, so they have the right information at the point of decision. Through its network of over 1 million experts, over 200 knowledge exchanges and collaborations, including 68,000-plus members, HIMSS drives innovative, forward thinking around best uses of technology in support of better connected care, improved population health and low cost of care. HIMSS is a not-for-profit, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with additional offices in North America, Europe, United Kingdom and Asia. http://www.himssasiapac.org
Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals advance healthcare, open science and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support and professional education, including ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, 38,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professionals and business customers across industries. http://www.elsevier.com
Media contacts Melissa Leong Marketing & Strategic Relations Manager HIMSS Asia Pacific +65-6664-1181 firstname.lastname@example.org
Beatrice Lau, on behalf of Elsevier Senior Account Manager +65-9828-4393 email@example.com
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