The Innovator Award
Every day hospitals are applying technology in new and innovative ways to more effectively serve their patients, staff and communities. Tell us how you tackled problems with bundled payments, patient portals, EHRs, coding, capital budgeting, transitions, readmissions, and scheduling. Whether it was an in-hospital solution or a team effort with other hospitals, systems, or groups of providers, your novel approach could be a winner.
Hospitals & Health Networks magazine will salute your innovation in the use of information technology by U.S. hospitals and health systems with the Most Wired Innovator Awards. Winners will be mentioned in the July issue of H&HN, profiled in a feature story in H&HN's August issue, and recognized at the 2017 Leadership Summit.
JudgingAn independent panel of CIOs and other leaders selected by the editors of H&HN will judge all entries solely based on the information provided in the essay. Judges will evaluate submissions on the following criteria:
- Universality and achievement of stated business objectives
- Creativity and uniqueness of concept
- Impact on the organization
- Scope of solution
- Stage of implementation
- Technical creativity