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Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards

For more than a decade, Healthcare Informatics has honored those at the forefront of healthcare IT innovation with its Innovator Awards signature issue. Indeed, the Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards Program recognizes leadership teams from patient care organizations—hospitals, medical groups, integrated health systems, and other healthcare organizations—that have effectively deployed information technology in order to improve clinical, administrative, financial, or organizational performance.

This year, the Innovator Awards program will include two tracks for innovation recognition—one for healthcare provider organizations and one for technology solution providers.

Healthcare Providers

As in previous years, provider organizations will be asked to describe a recent project in which their leadership teams effectively employed information technology to make a difference in their organizations and in the industry at large.

Leaders of past winner organizations describe receiving the Innovator Awards as motivating them towards further innovation in healthcare. The 2016 winners were:

Vendor Solution Providers

Vendors are asked to describe their core products or services that have excelled in enhancing clinician workflow, exchanging data, or cutting down costs. Applicants will be judged on three different categories: Workflow Enhancement, Interoperability and Cost Savings.

The 2016 winners in the three categories were: