HIMSS and Health 2.0 European Conference

Helsinki, Finland
June 11-13, 2019

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The HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Awards

2019 HIMSS-Elsevier AwardsThe 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 European edition will take place as part of the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Conference 2019, on 11-13 June in Helsinki, Finland. During the Awards Ceremony, HIMSS and Elsevier will jointly be announcing this year's award winners and finalists. (This ceremony 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:


  • 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.


  • 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.

Eligibility Criteria

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

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 click on the button below and complete the form before 30 April 2019.


Here is an overview of our 2018 HIMSS-Elsevier European Digital Healthcare Awards. Make sure you are a part of it in 2019!

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