IT @ Networking Awards 2012 - Raise Awareness of the World's Most Innovative Healthcare IT Projects

18 - 19 January 2012, Brussels, Belgium.
The IT @ Networking Awards 2012 (IT @ 2012) is an open competition for implemented, fully operable healthcare IT and medical technology solutions in healthcare. The goal is to raise awareness of some of the world's finest and most innovative local, regional and national healthcare IT projects.

Recognition
High-tech, high-cost medicine; ageing populations; patient mobility and staff shortages are only some of the challenges healthcare providers face today. Intelligent IT solutions increase cost-effectiveness, productivity and safety and help healthcare facilities to confront these problems. IT @ 2012 brings these innovations into the global spotlight and provides them with the recognition and media attention they deserve.

Their stories will inspire others, proving that challenges can be transformed into future opportunities and success stories.

Novel and Interactive
The core aim of IT @ 2012 is to learn from the mistakes and achievements of different top IT installations. The unique peer-to-peer voting system empowers daily users such as CEOs, CIOs, CMIOs, hospital and IT managers to vote for their preferred projects, as they are best placed to judge the real value of projects.

First Day - MindByte Session
All Nominees will present in the MindByte, a five minute introductory presentation followed by a lively five minute Q&A. The qualifying audience will vote immediately after each presentation according to the voting criteria for their favourite solution.

Becoming a Nominee is a huge achievement and each will be awarded the prestigious IT @ 2012 Nominee Silver Medal.

Second Day - WorkBench Session
The nine top-rated Nominees will progress as Finalists into the next day WorkBench, a 30-minute in-depth presentation followed by a 15 minute Q&A discussion, providing the audience with a thorough understanding of the project. The qualifying audience will vote immediately after each presentation to choose the winners. Finalists will be awarded the prestigious IT @ 2012 Finalist Gold Medal.

The Prize
The top three IT solutions will be awarded a prize.

The winning Project will receive:

  • The IT @ Networking Awards 2012 Trophy;
  • A cash prize of € 5,000;
  • Media promotion in Europe's leading healthcare management media worth € 50,000.

The 2nd Project will receive:

  • The IT @ Networking Awards 2012 Trophy;
  • Media promotion in europe’s leading healthcare management media worth € 25,000.

The 3rd Project will receive:

  • The IT @ Networking Awards 2012 Trophy.

For further information, please visit:
http://www.itandnetworking.org

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