is accepting submissions for the second annual IT Case Study Contest. The program recognizes healthcare information technology implementation projects that have improved patient care and that also may be eligible for funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, commonly known as the stimulus law. The submission deadline is April 30.
Healthcare organizations or corporations whose primary function is providing healthcare services to patients or financing healthcare services for patients are eligible to participate. Submissions must be written by a chief information officer or senior-level IT executive and must include the following:
A description of the health IT or system adopted, including cost, manpower and other resources needed.
Evidence of how the health IT or system is being used to improve patient care or patient-care delivery.
The strategy for seeking funding for the IT or system. Submitted case studies must be original and exclusive to
Hard-copy submissions should be sent to: IT Case Study Contest; c/o Shawn Rhea, 360 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, Ill. 60601. Electronic submissions should be sent to email@example.com.
Several leading healthcare CIOs will assist an editorial review board, consisting of senior editors at