WINNERS OF THE 2018 IHF AWARDS

IHF/Dr Kwang Tae Kim Grand Award

Gold: Dental Health Services Victoria (Australia): Value-based healthcare: A new approach to improve oral health outcomes

Silver: Metro South Hospital and Health Service (Australia): Metro South Health Service Queensland -Our Transformation to Australia’s First Digital Health Service

Bronze: Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service (Australia): Wide Bay Amazing Sustainable Turnaround

Merit Awardees:

  • Dubai Health Authority (UAE): Electronic Medical Record (Salama)
  • Frere Hospital (South Africa): Frere Hospital Turnaround
  • Keiju Healthcare System (Japan): Keiju Integrated Healthcare Service -Cooperation of Integrated Health Records and Human interface-

IHF Excellence Awards:

IHF/Bionexo Excellence Award for Corporate Social Responsibility

Gold: Fundación Cardioinfantil Instituto de Cardiologia (Colombia): Give a Life

Silver: Narayana Health (India): Program for Harnessing Oncological Preventive and Early screening activities or Program HOPE

Bronze: Western Health (Australia): Western Health Healthcare Environmental Sustainability (HES) Program

Merit Awardees:

  • Aster DM Healthcare (UAE): Aster Volunteers - Powered by Humanity
  • CHRISTUS MUGUERZA Sistemas de Salud (Mexico): Free Surgical Brigades Model
  • Manila Doctors Hospital (Philippines): Forging Oneness, Responsibility, Growth and Empowerment (FORGE): A Community Health Adoption Program
  • Metro South Oral Health, Metro South Hospital and Health Service Queensland (Australia): Improving access to oral health with a patient centred focus to a vulnerable community
  • Palmetto Health (USA): Our Tithe: A commitment to caring for our community

IHF/EOH Excellence Award for Leadership and Management in Healthcare

Gold: University of Utah Health (USA): Value Driven Outcomes (Implementation of Data Driven Approach to Manage Utilization of Resources and Improve Quality of Care)

Silver: Sant Joan de Déu - Barcelona Children's Hospital (Spain): Bed Management System of Sant Joan de Déu (BEDMA-SJD), an innovative system for efficient management of health care processes

Bronze: Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Canada): Build an Innovative Culture that Optimizes the Use of Technology to Advance Excellence in Mental Health Care

Merit Awardee:

  • The Hospital for Sick Children and University Health Network (Canada): Caring Safely - a joint SickKids and UHN collaboration to prevent harm and promote patient and staff safety

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

Gold: Metro South Health, Queensland Health (Australia): Gestational Diabetes Mellitis (GDM) App and Interactive Clinician Portal (Internet Based)

Silver: Mayo Clinic (USA): Optimizing Opioid Prescribing for Surgical Patients

Bronze: Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Canada): The Implementation of Recovery-Oriented Practice

Merit Awardees:

  • Australian Red Cross Blood Service, Canberra Hospital and Health Service, Women’s and Children’s Hospital SA, Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service (Australia): IRONing out Maternity Blood Management: Improving identification and management of iron deficiency and anaemia
  • Chi Mei Medical Center (Taiwan): Using ABCDE bundle to improve the effectiveness of clinical care in intensive care unit with acute respiratory failure patients
  • Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Child and Youth Mental Health Service, Children’s Health Queensland, Hospital and Health Service (Australia): Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital Gender Clinic & Statewide Service, Children’s Health Queensland Hospital & Health Service
  • Makati Medical Center (Philippines): Infection Prevention and Control Program
  • Max Smart Super Specialty Hospital (India): "PROJECT SURAKHSHA" – A Quality Improvement Initiative to Improve Clinical Outcomes In Sepsis
  • Redcliffe Hospital, Metro North Hospital and Health Service (Australia): A Pharmacist-led Hospital-based Opioid Stewardship Service