HIMSS Latin America

The HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Awards

The 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 Brazilian edition will take place as part of the HIMSS@Hospitalar Conference, on 21-24 May 2019 in Sao Paolo, Brazil. 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 the following category:


  • 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.

Eligibility Criteria

This Award is open to all healthcare providers based in Latin America and Brazil.

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 29 March 2019.


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