Call for Intel Innovation Award Nominations
Finalists to be featured at 4th Annual Health IT Leadership Summit
ATLANTA – September 4th, 2013 - Organizers of the 2013 Health IT Leadership Summit are seeking health IT innovators to spotlight at the fourth annual event in Atlanta on November 12, 2013. Nominations are now being accepted for the Intel Innovation Award, which honors IT innovation from across the healthcare continuum, including:
· innovative products or services;
· use of technology in innovative ways;
· evidence of a technology’s strong clinical and financial benefits;
· new ways to address specific disease states and improve patient health;
· healthcare service delivery innovation or potential to enable innovation; or
· making a substantial improvement in cost, quality of care, access or patient satisfaction.
“Intel is pleased to once again support the Health IT Leadership Summit via the Innovation award, which has honored companies like Intel that are working in the most innovative healthcare spaces,” says Chris Tackett, Director of Americas Vertical Industry Marketing at Intel. “Past award winners have worked in the exciting areas of consumer healthcare and wireless devices, and we are excited to see what healthcare technologies this year's nationwide nomination process brings."
Jay S. Yadav, Founder and CEO of CardioMEMS, last year’s Innovation Award winner, expresses similar enthusiasm, noting, “CardioMEMS is honored to have won the 2012 Intel Innovation Award. This award has given CardioMEMS recognition among our technological peers, including visibility into how our miniature implanted wireless sensors can improve patients' lives and lower healthcare costs."
The nomination deadline for the Intel Innovation Award is Sept. 18, 2013. The top four finalists will be highlighted at the Health IT Leadership Summit, which will take place at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta on November 12.
Nomination forms may be downloaded at www.HealthITLeadershipSummit.org, or requested via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Health IT Leadership Summit
Founded by the Metro Atlanta Chamber, TAG Health - a society of Technology Association of Georgia, and the Georgia Department of Economic Development, the Health IT Leadership Summit is held annually in Atlanta, the nation’s health IT capital, and continues to rank as one of the nation’s premier health IT events. Each Summit has brought together a sell-out crowd of business executives, healthcare providers, and public and private organizations in an effort to foster collaboration among leaders from every part of the healthcare continuum.
To learn more about this year’s Summit – including information regarding sponsorship and registration - visit http://www.HealthITLeadershipSummit.org, follow @HealthITSummit on Twitter, join the Health IT Leadership Summit group on LinkedIn, and receive updates via the Summit e-letter.
About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 21,500 members and hosting over 200 events each year. TAG serves as an umbrella organization for 33 industry societies, each of which provides rich content for TAG constituents. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides members with access to networking and educational programs; recognizes and promotes Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive. For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org or TAG’s community website at www.TAGthink.com. To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit http://www.tagedonline.org/.