Seek­ing nom­i­na­tions for top clin­i­cal in­for­mati­cists

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Mod­ern Health­care is now ac­cept­ing nom­i­na­tions for this year’s ros­ter of the Top 25 Clin­i­cal In­for­mati­cists. The bi­en­nial awards pro­gram rec­og­nizes med­i­cal pro­fes­sion­als who ex­cel at us­ing pa­tient-care data to im­prove the clin­i­cal and fi­nan­cial per­for­mance of their health­care or­ga­ni­za­tions.

Nom­i­na­tions are wel­come from all sec­tors of the in­dus­try. Among the ti­tles of these med­i­cal pro­fes­sion­als are chief med­i­cal in­for­ma­tion or in­for­mat­ics of­fi­cer; chief health in­for­ma­tion or in­for­mat­ics of­fi­cer; di­rec­tor of clin­i­cal in­for­ma­tion or in­for­mat­ics; and med­i­cal di­rec­tor of in­for­ma­tion or in­for­mat­ics sys­tems. The pro­gram is not limited to those ti­tles.

To be el­i­gi­ble, nom­i­nees must have suc­cess­fully used pa­tient-care data to im­prove his or her or­ga­ni­za­tion’s clin­i­cal and fi­nan­cial per­for­mance; demon­strated a will­ing­ness to share ex­per­tise with oth­ers in the field of clin­i­cal in­for­mat­ics; and as­sumed a lead­er­ship po­si­tion in clin­i­cal in­for­mat­ics out­side of the can­di­date’s own or­ga­ni­za­tion or com­pany. A re­view board com­pris­ing the se­nior ed­i­tors at Mod­ern Health­care will se­lect the hon­orees based on those cri­te­ria.

Please visit mod­ern­health­ clin­i­cal-in­for­mat­ics to send a nom­i­na­tion. Af­ter com­plet­ing the on­line form, in­struc­tions will be pro­vided on sup­port ma­te­ri­als that must be sub­mit­ted. The dead­line for all nom­i­na­tions is Aug. 15.

The Top 25 Clin­i­cal In­for­mati­cists will be pro­filed in the Nov. 3 is­sue of Mod­ern Health­care and on­line at Mod­ern­Health­

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