2018 IHF Awards entry submissions now open

Entry submissions for the 2018 International Hospital Federation Awards is now open. Hospitals and healthcare organizations that have innovations, outstanding achievements and best practices can enter their projects and programs in one of the four categories.

The IHF/Dr Kwang Tae Kim Grand Award is open only to IHF Full and Associate Members. This Award honors excellence and achievements at health system or facility level in multiple areas including quality and patient safety, corporate social responsibility, innovations in service delivery at affordable costs, and healthcare leadership and management practices.

The IHF/EOH Excellence Award for Leadership and Management in Healthcare recognizes outstanding projects that are enhancing governance, leadership, management policies and practices, fostering a new culture of service, effectively managing finance and resources, and major breakthroughs in productivity improvements or innovations in healthcare delivery or process management.

The Excellence Award for Quality & Safety and Patient-centered Care recognizes exceptional programs that promote quality and safety, enhances patient education, engagement and empowerment, and promote ethical approaches and evidence-based practices.

The final category, the IHF/Bionexo Excellence Award for Corporate Social Responsibility, is for projects that demonstrate excellence in providing quality healthcare services at affordable costs, promoting volunteer contribution to community care, promoting sustainable environment, energy and green initiatives, reducing inequalities in healthcare service delivery to the community and advancing healthcare for emerging and developing nations.

Winning an IHF Award is a prestigious accolade in the healthcare industry and all public and private healthcare service providers are encouraged to join.

Submitting an entry is the first step in an extensive process to determine this year's award winners, who will be announced at the Awards Ceremony during the 2018 World Hospital Congress in Brisbane, Australia.

Entries can be submitted online through the IHF Awards submission website, find out more here.

Deadline of entries is on 13 April 2018.

For more information visit: https://congress.ihf-fih.org/ihf_awards