FierceHealthIT, FierceHealthcare, and FierceMobileHealthcare Announce First Annual Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition Winners

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Companies Recognized for Innovation

FierceMarkets (http://www.fiercemarkets.com) announced today its first annual Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition Winners. The Fierce Innovation Awards is a CIO-reviewed awards program from the publishers of FierceHealthIT, FierceHealthcare, and FierceMobileHealthcare.

Wendy Johnson, FierceMarkets’ healthcare group publisher, says, “The Fierce Innovation awards celebrate the companies who are leading the charge to boldly transform healthcare delivery. We were overwhelmed by the number and the quality of the applications we received.”

Honorees were selected by a distinguished panel of CIOs and other executives from renowned U.S. hospitals and healthcare systems, including Mayo Clinic, Boston Children’s Hospital, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. A complete list of judges can be found at http://www.fierceinnovationawards.com/healthcare/2013/judges.

Winners were selected based on the following criteria: impact on quality of care and patient outcomes; impact on care efficiency; impact on healthcare information exchange; technology Innovation; financial impact; market validation; compatibility with existing health IT systems; end-user experience and overall level of innovation. Both category and Best in Show winners were selected based on the judges’ scores in each area.

The four “Best in Show” Winners are:

Best Cost-Saver:
QPID, Inc.: QPID

Most Engaging:
NexJ Systems, Inc.: NexJ Connected Wellness (featuring NexJ Transitional Care Management and NexJ Health Coach)

Best Problem Solver:
Health Catalyst: Health Catalyst Late-Binding Data Warehouse and Analytics

Overall Best New Product/Service:
CoverMyMeds: http://www.CoverMyMeds.com

The Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition Winners are:

Clinical Information Management:
QPID, Inc.: QPID

Cloud Computing:
SA Ignite: MU Assistant

Data Analytics:
Health Catalyst: Health Catalyst Late-Binding Data Warehouse and Analytics

EHRs:
Humetrix: iBlueButton

Interoperability:
AstraZeneca MEA: AstraZeneca's Lifesaving Initiatives in Africa

mHealth and Telemedicine:
Vital Connect: Health Patch

Population Health Management:
NexJ Systems, Inc.: NexJ Connected Wellness (featuring NexJ Transitional Care Management and NexJ Health Coach)

Privacy Security:
nCrypted Cloud: nCrypted Cloud

Revenue Cycle Management:
Patientco: Patientco Solution

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