The Seventh HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Award in APAC Opens for Submissions


SINGAPOREMay 13, 2019 – HIMSS Asia Pacific and Elsevier are proud to announce the call for submissions for the 7th Annual Asia Pacific (APAC) HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Award 2019.

“The 7th annual HIMSS-Elsevier APAC award is a really significant initiative that was first incepted in Asia back in 2013 and today it is a global icon that spans across other regions including EuropeMiddle East and Latin America. Elsevier has been our long standing key partner in recognizing the best achievements and innovations in the region, and we look forward to uncovering more of such this year and celebrating them during this year’s HIMSS AsiaPac19 in Bangkok, Thailand,” said Simon Lin, Vice President APAC, HIMSS.

Since 2013, the HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Award has attracted 218 submissions from 120 organizations across 30 countries, impacting over 41 million patients worldwide.

The two categories for submission are:

  • Outstanding ICT Achievement – focuses on harnessing information and technology to successfully advance patient care and safety
  • Outstanding ICT Innovation – focuses on creatively leveraging existing technology or developing ground-breaking new solutions to enhance ICT adoption, patient care and outcomes

This year’s Award program will build on last year’s success, where 22 submissions were received from AustraliaChinaHong KongIndiaJapan and Singapore.

“Innovative healthcare solutions across APAC have increased over the past six years. This award provides a global platform where we can exchange ideas and best practices and continuously improve the quality of healthcare,” said Dr. Tim Hawkins, Managing Director, Clinical Solutions, EMEALAAP, Elsevier.

Judges for this year’s Award are experts from the healthcare industry across Australia, China, SingaporeSouth Koreaand the U.S.

Submit your case study. Deadline for submissions is Friday, July 17, 2019.

Winners will be recognized on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at the HIMSS-Elsevier Award Dinner Reception held during HIMSS AsiaPac19, in Bangkok, Thailand.