Nom­i­nate for CEO IT award

Modern Healthcare - - The Week In Healthcare -

M odern Health­care is seek­ing nom­i­na­tions for its eighth an­nual CEO IT Achieve­ment Award com­pe­ti­tion. The 2010 award, co-spon­sored by the Health­care In­for­ma­tion and Man­age­ment Sys­tems So­ci­ety, hon­ors one or more health­care in­dus­try CEOs who demon­strate lead­er­ship and com­mit­ment to us­ing in­for­ma­tion tech­nol­ogy to ad­vance their health­care or­ga­ni­za­tions’ goals.

CEOs from provider or­ga­ni­za­tions, in­clud­ing hos­pi­tals, health sys­tems, health in­sur­ers, physi­cian groups and clin­ics, and post-acute-care providers are el­i­gi­ble for the award. CEOs from health­care ven­dors and sup­pli­ers are not el­i­gi­ble.

En­tries can be sub­mit­ted start­ing Jan. 11 on Mod­ern­Health­ The sub­mis­sion dead­line is March 19. A panel of CEOs and chief in­for­ma­tion of­fi­cers will judge the com­pe­ti­tion. The mag­a­zine will an­nounce the win­ner or win­ners in the April 19 is­sue of Mod­ern Health­care, and award re­cip­i­ents will be pro­filed in a spe­cial sec­tion in the June 14 is­sue.

A to­tal of 18 CEOs have re­ceived the award since the recog­ni­tion pro­gram’s in­cep­tion in 2003. The 2009 com­pe­ti­tion drew 48 en­tries, with three CEOs be­ing cho­sen as award win­ners.

Mod­ern Health­care and HIMSS will honor the 2010 re­cip­i­ents at the Gov­ern­ment Health IT Con­fer­ence & Ex­hi­bi­tion to be held June 14-15 in Wash­ing­ton. The award re­cip­i­ents will be in­vited to speak about their suc­cess­ful IT im­ple­men­ta­tions in ses­sions at the con­fer­ence.

For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact David Burda, ed­i­tor of Mod­ern Health­care, at dburda@mod­ern­health­ or 312649-5439.

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