Microsoft has announced a call for entries for the Microsoft HUG 2009 Innovation Awards. The annual contest, open to any healthcare organization and health technology solution partner, recognizes leadership in the use of technology to improve the quality and delivery of healthcare.
Now in their 12th year of rewarding excellence in healthcare technology, the Microsoft HUG 2009 Innovation Awards showcase organizations that promote breakthroughs by enhancing the quality of patient care, reducing costs, streamlining clinical and business processes, driving interoperability, improving productivity and workflow, and enabling informed decisions.
Eligible solutions must be based on Microsoft technology and enable individuals to measurably improve significant business and/or clinical processes affecting patient care. The awards recognize the healthcare organization, together with any collaborating solutions vendor or systems integrator, that demonstrates industry leadership in each of the following categories:
- Clinical Records " Inpatient
- Clinical Records " Ambulatory
- Health Information Exchange (HIE) and Interoperability
- Microsoft HealthVault Applications
A downloadable submission entry form and full details are available on the Microsoft HUG Web site.