The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and Elsevier, the global information analytics business specialising in science and health, have announced a call for submissions for the Annual HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Award 2020, European edition. The Awards will be presented during the HIMSS Europe & Health 2.0 Conference 2020 in Helsinki, Finland (May 26-28, 2020). Deadline for submissions is March 27, 2020.
The HIMSS-Elsevier Awards team are recognising professionals in two categories - Outstanding ICT Achievement, focusing on harnessing information and technology to successfully advance patient care and safety; and Outstanding ICT Innovation, focusing on creatively leveraging existing technology or developing ground-breaking new solutions to enhance ICT adoption, patient care and outcomes.
Established in 2013, the global HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Award has recognised 218 submissions across 30 countries and 120 organisations, impacting over 41 million patients in the Asia Pacific, Middle Eastern and European regions. The HIMSS-Elsevier Awards are being hosted in Europe for the fourth time and have previously been celebrated in the Asia Pacific region for over six years, in the Middle East region for four and in Brazil and the Latin American region for the first time, earlier this year. It reflects Elsevier’s ongoing global commitment to supporting healthcare providers to continually evolve, in order to meet the needs of a changing population and changing healthcare.
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