2018 Intelligent Health Award Nomination Form
 

NOMINATION DEADLINE DECEMBER 15, 2017

The Intelligent Health Association (IHA) Awards were established in 2012 to champion those healthcare providers and institutions that use technologies in health care systems for the betterment of patient safety, supply chain and asset management. Nominations for IHA Intelligent Health awards may recognize any healthcare provider organization, such as hospitals, integrated delivery networks (IDNs), clinics and nursing homes, specifically the end users who are implementing these technologies.

Sponsor:  The Intelligent Health Association 

Presented to:   An individual, an organization, or a team of individuals.

Nominators:  Except for IHA Board of Directors and staff and judges, any person may nominate a candidate for an IHA Intelligent Health award.

Deadline: Nominations must be completed by Midnight ET Friday DECEMBER 15, 2017.

Notification: JANUARY 19,  2018, the award recipients are notified and invited to receive their awards at the HIMSS18 Exhibition Conference in Las Vegas Tuesday March 6, 2018. The nominators are copied on these notifications. All entries are kept confidential to IHA  staff and the judges until the recipient is notified. If less than 3 nominations per category, no award will be made in that category.

Inquiries:  Emily Sopensky, Awards Chair email: esopensky@ihassociation.org

Eligible healthcare systems will employ any of the following technologies:  Auto-ID, BAP (all frequencies of battery-assisted passive systems) Biometrics, BLE, BYOD (bring your own device), Nano, NFC, Mobile devices (e.g. iPhones/Droids/iPads) Mobile Apps, RFID (all frequencies), RTLS (all technologies), Sensors, Telecommunications, Wireless (all technologies)

Prize : Each award will receive a  trophy at the awards event on Tuesday March 6, 2018 .

Basis for judging: In the evaluation process, the following criteria are considered: impact on healthcare; improvement in the patient experience; succession of significant technical or other contributions; leadership in accomplishing worthwhile goal(s) such as an organization’s performance; previous honors; and other achievements as evidenced by measurable data, (including a video or website link) patents or other evidence; quality of nomination. The solution addresses industry challenges. The results of the solution are documented. Permission has been granted and the application content is certified by the appropriate officer(s) of the entry’s organization.To ensure that these awards demonstrate competition for high achievement, no fewer than three nominations must be received for each category. Otherwise no award will be given for that category.​

Award Categories and Scope.
  There are three categories. The fourth award is selected from the recipients of the three. Submitting an application in more than one category is discouraged. If more than one nomination is submitted with identical content, only one will be accepted. 

1. Improving Patient Care and Health Delivery. This award recognizes efforts to:

Make healthcare compliance easier to administer.

Better and safer patient experience.

Data-driven optimization of operations/workflow.

Cost containment or lowered costs of healthcare deliver.

Effectively and efficiently manage patients at home.

Engage patients in affordable intelligent health care.

2. Innovative Healthcare. Innovative use of technology in a healthcare facility that addresses problems, such as:

Simplifying healthcare regulatory compliance 

Protecting property (e.g., high cost and/or quantity distributions)

Using data analysis to craft new solutions to old problems.

Redefining data security, intellectual property, and the data infrastructure, given the environment of mobile devices attached to the network, data in motion and at rest.

Extending the innovations to the patient at home.

3. Comprehensive Integration. This award recognizes the best example blending processes and technologies to provide a comprehensive solution in healthcare delivery.

4. Grand Award. Of the three awards given, one recipient will be chosen to receive the 2018 IHA Intelligent Health Grand Award.

 


 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

All Fields Are Required (except #9)

 
 
 
1. AWARD CATEGORY (please select one of the following.  One category per entry: *


      

 
 
 
2. CANDIDATE INFORMATION (if nomination is for an institutional solution, please provide up to five (5) relevant team member names)
Prefix
Name (Given, Surname)
Institution Name
Department
Email Address
Phone
Title
Address Line 1
Address Line 2
City, State, Postal Code
Other Team Members (if applicable)
 
 
 
3. TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATED WITH THIS APPLICATION  (Select All That Apply) *








      
 
 
 

SPECIFIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS NOMINATION

In the evaluation process, the following criteria are considered:

1) impact on healthcare

2) improvement in the patient experience 

3) succession of significant technical or other contributions 

4) leadership in accomplishing worthwhile goal(s) such as an organization’sperformance 

5) previous honors and other achievements as evidenced by publications (including a video or website link), patents orother evidence; quality of nomination 

6) the solution addresses industry challenges  

7) the results of the solution are documented 

PLEASE PROVIDE METRICS WHERE AND WHEN POSSIBLE.

 
 
 
4. WHAT WAS THE PROBLEM(S) THE TECHNOLOGY(IES) EMPLOYED HELPED TO RESOLVE? (≤ 250 words) *
 
 
 
5. HOW WAS THE SOLUTION(S) DETERMINED? (≤ 250 words) *
 
 
 
6. WHO IMPLEMENTED IT? e.g., existing team(s); new team created; ad hoc team; etc. in house; vendor; mixed? (≤ 250 words) *
 
 
 
7. WHAT WORKED? WHAT DIDN'T? (≤ 250 words) *
 
 
 
8. WHAT NEXT? (≤ 250 words) *
 
 
 
9. SUPPORTING MEDIA (Optional)

A YouTube link to a video (up to 2 minutes) and/or a link to a website may also be included, but not required.

Alternatively, you may supply a link to a slide presentation (this will not be posted publicly unless explicit permission is provided.)

For those submitting media as part of the nominating entry:

1. Indicate that the IHA has the right to use the visual media (video, slide presentation, etc.) for public use.

2. If providing video, upload it to YouTube at www.youtube.com, and include the link in the space provided below.

For tips on how to make a video on YouTube, see www.youtube.com//t/howto_makevideo. Be sure to test your video.

3. Permission is granted to publicly post supporting media.  



      
 
 
 
10. PERMISSION GRANTED   

An email from the appropriate official of the nominated organization, certifying and granting permission to use the application content, has been sent to awards@ihassociation.org.  

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11. NOMINATOR

Except for IHA Board of Directors, Staff, and Judges, any person may nominate a candidate for an IHA award.
Prefix
Name (Given, Surname)
Institution Name
Department
Email Address
Phone
Title
Address Line 1
Address Line 2
City, State, Postal Code