WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) September 03, 2014
FierceMarkets (http://www.fiercemarkets.com) announced today the launch of its second annual Fierce Innovation Awards program targeting the healthcare industry. The Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition is a CIO-reviewed awards program from the publishers of FierceHealthIT, FierceHealthcare and FierceMobileHealthcare. The program is designed to recognize companies that are creating technologies that enable healthcare providers to offer safer, more cost-effective care.
“We were truly impressed with the level of innovation we saw from last year’s applicants,” says Wendy Johnson, Publisher of FierceHealthIT, FierceHealthcare and FierceMobileHealthcare. “I’m looking forward to this year’s submissions, which will showcase exciting technology advancements made over the past year.”
The online submission process is now open so that companies may submit their product or service for review. Each application will be evaluated by an expert panel of CIOs from major U.S. hospital and healthcare systems. The judges’ panel includes:
- Chris Belmont, CIO, MD Anderson Cancer Center
- Neal Ganguly, VP and CIO, JFK Health Syste
- Jessica Grosset, Vice Chair for IT Operations and Infrastructure, Mayo Clinic
- Susan Heichert, CIO and Senior VP, Allina Health
- Theresa Meadows, Senior Vice President and CIO, Cook Children's Health Care System
- Roger Neal, CIO and VP of Information Technology, Duncan Regional Hospital
- Todd Richardson, CIO, Aspirus, Inc.
- Ed Ricks, VP of Information Services & CIO, Beaufort (S.C.) Memorial Hospital
- Lac Tran, CIO, Rush University Medical Center
Judges will evaluate submissions based on the following criteria: quality of care and patient outcomes, care efficiency, financial impact, market validation and overall fierceness and innovation.
The deadline to apply is Friday, October 17, 2014. Winners will be announced by during a live webcast on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 2 p.m. ET.
To learn more about the Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition, please visit https://www.fierceinnovationawards.com/healthcare/2014.
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