Canadian Health Informatics Award (CHIA) Gala

Monday, May 27 - 2019
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM ET
Toronto, ON

On May 27, ITAC Health and Digital Health Canada will host the annual Canadian Health Informatics Awards (CHIA) Gala during the e-Health Conference and Tradeshow in Toronto. The awards pay tribute to 10 Canadian leaders and organizations demonstrating excellence, leadership and innovation in health informatics and digital health.

 

For a list of 2018 winners, click here.

The awards categories are:

  1. Digital Health Executive of the Year (new) –recognizes an individual Executive whose outstanding contributions as a leader have helped advance Digital Health or Virtual Health in Canada. This award is open to anyone in the digital health or virtual health community in Canada.
  2. Leadership in Digital health –recognizes an individual’s outstanding ongoing contributions as a thought leader to advance Digital Health or Virtual Health in Canada. This award is open to anyone in the digital health or virtual health community in Canada.
  3. Clinical Innovator (new) – recognizes a clinical innovator who has shown outstanding leadership in Canada in advancing the use of Digital Health or Virtual Health in clinical practice resulting in improved provider and patient experiences and outcomes. It’s open to practicing clinician leaders at local, regional and/or national levels in Canada.
  4. Community Care Leaders (new) – recognizes a Community Care Leader who has shown outstanding leadership in Canada in advancing the use of Digital Health or Virtual Health resulting in improved provider and patient experiences and outcomes. It is open to all community care leaders working at local, regional and/or national levels in Canada.
  5. Emerging Leader – Recognizes individuals who are in the first five years of their Digital Health or Virtual Health career and have clearly demonstrated leadership and achieved early success. This award is open to anyone in the digital health/virtual health community in Canada who has less than five years of HI work experience and has not held a leadership (director level and above) position in another industry.
  6. The Steven Huesing Scholarship was established in 1999 in recognition of the contribution that the late Steven Huesing, COACH Founding President, made to the Association. The scholarship was developed to reflect the spirit, dedication and innovation that the Founding President brought to the field of health informatics. Scholarship applications are accepted from any student currently enrolled in a health informatics, digital health/virtual health or related program at an accredited post-secondary institution.
  7. Project Implementation Team of the Year – recognizes a for-profit healthcare ICT Company and client team that has successfully implemented a health-IT solution at a healthcare organization and honours the private and public sector team effort. Nominations are accepted from a Canadian client and healthcare ICT company team that have fully implemented a health IT solution within the past twelve months.
  8. Patient Care Innovation – recognizes a for-profit healthcare ICT company and client team that has successfully implemented a health-IT solution that has positively impacted on patient care in innovative ways and honours the private and public sector team effort. Nominations are accepted from a Canadian client and healthcare ICT company team that have fully implemented a health IT solution within the past twelve months.
  9. Innovation in Care Delivery – recognizes a for-profit healthcare ICT company and client team that has successfully implemented a new, innovative health-IT solution and honours the private and public sector team effort. Nominations are accepted from a Canadian client and healthcare ICT company team that has fully implemented a health IT solution within the past twelve months.
  10. Corporate Citizenship – recognizes leading for-profit healthcare ICT companies – Small to Medium Enterprises, Major Canadian Companies, Multi-Nationals – or individual entities that are committed to and passionate about health informatics (HI) and have heavily invested in contributing to the industry in Canada. This annual award provides client organizations and business partners the opportunity to nominate private sector companies who they feel have demonstrated a very high level of commitment to HI in the past 12 months. Nominations must be forthcoming from clients, business partners, associations, educational institutions and standards organizations and will be accepted for companies with any number of years-experience. Eligible companies must have a Canadian presence and a practice partially or entirely dedicated to health-IT.

If you are interested in attending the event please contact Aoife Hoey at registration@e-healthconference.com .

 


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