FINALISTS OF THE 2018 IHF AWARDS

IHF/Dr Kwang Tae Kim Grand Award

  • Electronic Medical Record (Salama) (Dubai Health Authority, UAE)
  • Frere Hospital Turnaround (Frere Hospital, South Africa)
  • Keiju Integrated Healthcare Service -Cooperation of Integrated Health Records and Human interface- (Keiju Healthcare System, Japan)
  • Metro South Health Service Queensland -Our Transformation to Australia’s First Digital Health Service (Metro South Hospital and Health Service, Australia)
  • Value-based healthcare: A new approach to improve oral health outcomes (Dental Health Services Victoria, Australia)
  • Wide Bay Amazing Sustainable Turnaround (Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service, Australia)

IHF/EOH Excellence Award for Leadership and Management in Healthcare

  • Bed Management System of Sant Joan de Déu (BEDMA-SJD), an innovative system for efficient management of health care processes (Sant Joan de Déu - Barcelona Children's Hospital, Spain)
  • Build an Innovative Culture that Optimizes the Use of Technology to Advance Excellence in Mental Health Care (Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, Canada)
  • Caring Safely - a joint SickKids and UHN collaboration to prevent harm and promote patient and staff safety (The Hospital for Sick Children and University Health Network, Canada)
  • Value Driven Outcomes (Implementation of Data Driven Approach to Manage Utilization of Resources and Improve Quality of Care) (University of Utah Health, USA)

IHF/Austco Excellence Award for Quality & Safety and Patient-centered Care

  • A Pharmacist-led Hospital-based Opioid Stewardship Service (Redcliffe Hospital, Metro North Hospital and Health Service, Australia)
  • Gestational Diabetes Mellitis (GDM) App and Interactive Clinician Portal (Internet Based) (Metro South Health, Queensland Health, Australia)
  • Infection Prevention and Control Program (Makati Medical Center, Philippines)
  • IRONing out Maternity Blood Management: Improving identification and management of iron deficiency and anaemia (Australian Red Cross Blood Service, Canberra Hospital and Health Service, Women’s and Children’s Hospital SA, Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service, Australia)
  • Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital Gender Clinic & Statewide Service, Children’s Health Queensland Hospital & Health Service (Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Child and Youth Mental Health Service, Children’s Health Queensland, Hospital and Health Service, Australia)
  • Optimizing Opioid Prescribing for Surgical Patients (Mayo Clinic, USA)
  • “PROJECT SURAKHSHA” – A Quality Improvement Initiative to Improve Clinical Outcomes In Sepsis (Max Smart Super Specialty Hospital, India)
  • The Implementation of Recovery-Oriented Practice (Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, Canada)
  • Using ABCDE bundle to improve the effectiveness of clinical care in intensive care unit with acute respiratory failure patients (Chi Mei Medical Center, Taiwan)

IHF/Bionexo Excellence Award for Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Aster Volunteers - Powered by Humanity (Aster DM Healthcare, UAE)
  • Forging Oneness, Responsibility, Growth and Empowerment (FORGE): A Community Health Adoption Program (Manila Doctors Hospital, Philippines)
  • Free Surgical Brigades Model (CHRISTUS MUGUERZA Sistemas de Salud, Mexico)
  • Give a Life (Fundación Cardioinfantil Instituto de Cardiologia, Colombia)
  • Improving access to oral health with a patient centred focus to a vulnerable community (Metro South Oral Health, Metro South Hospital and Health Service Queensland, Australia)
  • Our Tithe: A commitment to caring for our community (Palmetto Health, USA)
  • Program for Harnessing Oncological Preventive and Early screening activities or Program HOPE (Narayana Health, India)
  • Western Health Healthcare Environmental Sustainability (HES) Program (Western Health, Australia)