IHF Awards

Winning Stories

Since 2015, over 1,000 hospitals and health service providers have submitted their entries and a total of 289 winners from over 50 countries and territories have been recognized for their outstanding projects, programmes, and services.

On 26 October 2023, we have announced the winners of the 2023 IHF Awards at the 46th World Hospital Congress in Lisbon, Portugal. We’re sure you’ll be inspired with all their winning stories.

2023 IHF Awards Publication

We are delighted to publish a special publication introducing all the projects, programmes, and services in each of the seven categories that won Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards, as well as those earning honourable mentions. Read on to learn about the exceptional work happening in hospitals all over the world.

Read the 2023 IHF Awards Digital Publication

2022 IHF Awards Publication

We are delighted to publish a special publication introducing all the projects, programmes, and services in each of the seven categories that won Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards, as well as those earning honourable mentions. Read on to learn about the exceptional work happening in hospitals all over the world.

Read the 2022 IHF Awards Publication

2021 IHF Awards Publication

We are delighted to publish a special publication introducing all the projects, programmes, and services in each of the seven categories that won Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards, as well as those earning honourable mentions. Read on to learn about the exceptional work happening in hospitals all over the world.

Read the 2021 IHF Awards Publication

Talking Healthcare Podcast: Showcasing award-winning stories

In this special IHF podcast episode, Dr Lawrence Lai, Chairman of the IHF Awards Committee, sat down with Dominic Tung, Assistant Director for HR Wellness at Tan Tock Seng Hospital to discuss their programme which bagged the gold title for the Excellence Award for Healthcare Workers’ Wellbeing. Listen to the podcast.

In this episode, we featured Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, the 2022 Excellence Award for Health Services During Crisis winner. This award recognizes hospitals and healthcare organizations in a low-income country, or country during times of significant crises, for their excellence or outstanding achievements in delivering services despite the challenging environment. Listen to the podcast.

 

Winners

Check out the full list of hospitals and health service providers which won the IHF Awards in previous years

  • 2023 Winners

    Dr Kwang Tae Kim Grand Hospital Award

    Gold Winner: Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (United Arab Emirates)

    Silver Winner: King Faisal Medical Complex in Taif (Saudi Arabia)

    Bronze Winner: Apollo Cancer Centres (India)

    Honourable Mentions:

    • Al Qassimi Women and Children Hospital (United Arab Emirates)
    • Avenue Healthcare (Kenya)
    • King Khalid Alkharj Hospital, Riyadh 1st Health Cluster (Saudi Arabia)
    • French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children (Afghanistan)
    • Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Hospital (Saudi Arabia)

    Seddiqi Holding Excellence Award For Corporate Social Responsibility

    Gold Winner: Myongji Hospital (Republic of Korea), Centenarians’ good memory school: 10 years of art therapy for brain health of dementia patients in the community 

    Silver Winner: The Nairobi Hospital (Kenya), The GIPAP cancer treatment access program

    Bronze Winners:

    • Al Amal Psychiatric Hospital (United Arab Emirates), Conception, inception and evolution of the first specialist intellectual disability psychiatry service in the UAE
    • Yale New Haven Health System (United States of America), The care navigation hub

    Honourable Mentions:

    • Amiri Medical Complex (Afghanistan), Sustainable health, sustainable community – a social initiative to increase access to quality medical care under Abdul Manan Amiri Foundation
    • French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children (Afghanistan), Shaping a healthier tomorrow: A hospital’s bold mission to eradicate healthcare disparities
    • Lusíadas Saúde (Portugal), #AllForOne: A health support system to everyone
    • Manila Doctors Hospital (Philippines), WE SHOUT: Women empowerment through surgical help for ovarian and uterine tumors
    • Mediker LLP (Kazakhstan), Innovating as a way to increase access and equity in health services

    Ashikaga–Nikken Excellence Award For Green Hospitals

    Gold Winner: Oulu University Hospital (Finland), Future hospital project

    Silver Winner: Mediclinic Welcare Hospital (United Arab Emirates), Operation clean care: A hospital’s journey towards sustainable medical waste reduction

    Bronze Winner: Dubai Health Authority – Dubai Academic Health Corporation (United Arab Emirates), Green laboratories

    Honourable Mentions:

    • Aga Khan University (Pakistan), Supplier engagement to scale sustainability action in LMICs
    • Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), Green and sustainable healthcare
    • Emirates Health Services (United Arab Emirates), Climate change management: A sustainable AI solution for climate actions and green transition
    • Insel Gruppe (Switzerland), The new Anna-Seiler-Haus: A pioneering healthy and sustainable environment for patients and employees
    • Performance and Digital Health, Emirates Health Services (United Arab Emirates), Sustainability initiative in hospitals driven by AI
    • Royal Hospital (Oman), Towards a green hospital through optimization of generation of medical waste
    • Sharm El-Sheikh International Hospital (Egypt), Green transformation

    Sultanate Of Oman Excellence Award For Health Services During Crisis

    Gold Winners:

    • Tondo Medical Center (Philippines), COVID-19 response
    • Hope Field Hospital for Women and Children of Bangladesh (Bangladesh), A safe haven for women and children

    Silver Winner: Sheba Medical Center (Israel), Establishing and managing a civilian field hospital in a Ukraine war zone, March–April 2022

    Bronze Winners:

    • LUX MED (Poland), Refugees from Ukraine – medical support by LUX MED and BUPA in Poland
    • Eka Kotebe General Hospital (Ethiopia), Transformational change: Hospital service to trauma care center and backlog clearance of trauma patients during conflict
    • Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital and Medical Center (Philippines), Prevention of unplanned extubation in critically-ill pediatric patients

    Honourable Mentions:

    • Apollo Health & Lifestyle Limited (India), Apollo dental AI chatbot (tech adoption during Covid)
    • Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital and Medical Center (Philippines), Bayanihan in newborn screening: A regional contingency plan to save newborns in the northern Philippines
    • People’s Hospital 115 (Vietnam), Organized to operate a closed stroke screening, emergency and treatment center in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
    • Predisan Health Ministry (Honduras), Good samaritan medical center (GSMC)

    American Hospital Association  Excellence Award for Healthcare Workers’ Wellbeing

     Gold Winners:

    • Dalin Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation (Taiwan), Holistic approach for the wellbeing of the staff – from hospital to community
    • Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust (United Kingdom), You’ll never walk alone: Staff support and the compassionate workplace 

    Silver Winners:

    • Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (Philippines), Kalidad nga serbisyo, among garbo: Wellness, performance, and engagement of employees, by employees, for employees
    • Apollo Multispeciality Hospitals, Kolkata (India), 7R: A sustainable model to strengthen the organization culture of safety

    Bronze Winners:

    • Saudi German Health (Egypt), Honoring hospital heroes: A national strategy to boost morale and engagement
    • Samsung Medical Center (Republic of Korea), Robot-driven hospital for provision of healthcare with a shortage of professionals
    • Emirates Health Services (United Arab Emirates), Development of a happiness framework to measure job satisfaction and staff wellbeing

    Honourable Mentions:

    • Emirates Health Services (United Arab Emirates), Intelligence program for healthcare decisions
    • Jubail General Hospital (Saudi Arabia), Getting ahead of the curve: Breast cancer detection and treatment among healthcare workers in Jubail Health Network
    • Children’s Wisconsin (United States of America), Supporting staff and providers by providing a trauma informed environment to promote staff resilience and wellness
    • Apollo Proton Cancer Centre (India), RRR – “Reduce, Reuse and Recycle” housekeeping staff upskilling programme
    • Lusíadas Saúde (Portugal), Ionizing radiation: I’m secure and safe with information

    American College Of Healthcare Executives Excellence Award For Leadership And Management

    Gold Winner: Matosinhos Local Health Unit (ULSM) (Portugal), Chronic Complex Patients Support Team

    Silver Winner: Royal Hospital (Oman), Introducing and implementing patient experience in Royal Hospital

    Bronze Winner: Dubai Health Authority (United Arab Emirates), Process maturity framework

    Honourable Mentions:

    • Al-Kharj Maternity and Children Hospital (Saudi Arabia), Advancing emergency care accessibility and efficiency: A collaborative approach with the primary health sector to establish an urgent care clinic
    • Emirates Health Services (United Arab Emirates), Electronic autism screening module
    • SEHA Kidney Care (United Arab Emirates), Enhancing organ procurement and transplantation in the UAE
    • Karolinska University Hospital (Sweden), Sterile service transformation at Karolinska
    • Henry Ford Health (United States of America), Women-inspired neighborhood (WIN) network: Detroit

     

    Mastercard Excellence Award For Quality and Patient Safety

    Gold Winner: Fundació de Gestió Sanitària Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau (Spain), Emergency department plan for urgent care of frail patients: Elder-friendly area, 5-year experience

    Silver Winner: Hopitaux Universitaires de Genève (Switzerland), Smarter intensive care medicine: From quality of care to environmental sustainability

    Bronze Winner: Tan Tock Seng Hospital (Singapore), Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS®)

    Honourable Mentions:

    • Al Qassimi Hospital, Emirates Health Services (United Arab Emirates), A holistic comprehensive multidisciplinary approach to pioneering pressure ulcer prevention
    • China Medical University Hospital (Taiwan), Zero-miss outpatient acute kidney injury detection and comprehensive nephrotoxic agent screening achieved by digital interoperability
    • Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), Preventing CAUTI
    • Emirates Health Services (United Arab Emirates), Childhood obesity management: An EHS initiative as a leading public healthcare system in the UAE
    • Fujairah Hospital, Emirates Health Services (United Arab Emirates), Smart transformation – impact of automated dispensing cabinets, barcode and closed-loop systems on work processes and patient safety
    • Health Information Systems, Emirates Health Services (United Arab Emirates), Patient-centered addictive therapy program
    • Jubail General Hospital (Saudi Arabia), External slot for optimal utilization of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines
    • King Saud Medical City (Saudi Arabia), Reduction of ICU length of stay in King Saud Medical City: A multi-component programme
    • Tawam Hospital (United Arab Emirates), Patient safety movement in the United Arab Emirates – Tawam Hospital leading the way to zero harm
  • 2022 Winners

    Dr Kwang Tae Kim Grand Hospital Award

    Gold Winners

    • Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    • Severance Hospital (Republic of Korea)

    Silver Winner

    • Tan Tock Seng Hospital (Singapore)

    Bronze Winners

    • Al Qassimi Hospital, (United Arab Emirates)
    • King Faisal Medical Complex, Taif (Saudi Arabia)

    Honourable Mentions

    • Apollo Hospitals, Chennai (India)
    • Apollo Proton Cancer Centre (India)
    • AZ Maria Middelares (Belgium)
    • Dubai Hospital – Dubai Academic Health Corporation (United Arab Emirates)

    Seddiqi Holding Excellence Award For Corporate Social Responsibility

    Gold Winner

    • Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève (HUG) (Switzerland), Shaping the sustainable hospital of tomorrow: elaborating a sustainability strategy with the hospital’s stakeholders

    Silver Winner

    • Cardioinfantil Foundation | LaCardio, (Colombia), Give a life

    Bronze Winners

    • Apollo Children’s Hospitals, Chennai (India), Save a Child’s Heart initiative

    Honourable Mentions

    • Apollo Proton Cancer Centre (India), “I Can-cer Vive”: Cancer survivorship follow up care in the community
    • Democrito O. Plaza Memorial Hospital, (Philippines), Freeing the unfree: community-based active case finding interventions for tuberculosis among persons deprived of liberty in Agusan del Sur
    • Emirates Health Services (United Arab Emirates), EHS integrated services and telehealth program: towards a greener, accessible, more sustainable healthcare model
    • Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital and Medical Center (Philippines), Beyond screening: increasing the G6PD return rate in the province of Ilocos Norte
    • Parkridge Health System (United States), The Orchard Knob Collaborative to impact health disparities
    • Prince Sultan Cardiac Center (Saudi Arabia), Qassim Primary Angioplasty System (QAPAS)

    Ashikaga–Nikken Excellence Award For Green Hospitals

    Gold Winners

    • Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), Cleveland Clinic Sustainability Program (Green by Construction and Green by Operation)
    • Japanese Red Cross Matsuyama Hospital (Japan), Achievement of comfortable medical treatment environment, disaster-resistant, environmentally friendly green hospital

    Silver Winner

    • Aga Khan Health Service (Pakistan), Commitment to achieve net zero by 2030

    Bronze Winner

    • Buddhist Dalin Tzu Chi Hospital (Taiwan), Race to zero by 2050, climate action of the hospital- from patients, people to planet

    Honourable Mentions

    • Abdullah bin Omran Hospital for Obstetrics and Gynecology (United Arab Emirates), Safeguard the environments by reducing the carbon emission
    • Apollo Proton Cancer Centre (India), Nature’s Footprint
    • Centro Hospitalar Entre Douro e Vouga (Portugal), Waste reduction in cataract surgery, a simple change with great impact
    • Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève (HUG) (Switzerland), Shaping the sustainable hospital of tomorrow: elaborating a sustainability strategy with the hospital’s stakeholders
    • Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (United Kingdom), Towards a net zero carbon supply chain
    • NMC Royal Hospital, Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), Achieving energy savings by implementing energy efficiency measures to make green hospital

    Sultanate Of Oman Excellence Award For Health Services During Crisis

    Gold Winner

    • Shaukat Khanum Memorial Trust (Pakistan), Cancer hospital stockpiles: strategizing for an efficient and sufficient inventory list of essential items for setups serving in low-income countries

    Silver Winner

    • Manila Doctors Hospital and Circle of Partners (Philippines), REDI (Responsive and Efficient Disaster Intervention) health intervention to rehabilitation: an inclusive and ecologically responsible disaster response program

    Bronze Winner

    • Philippine Children’s Medical Center – Pediatric Blood Center (PedBC) (Philippines), The Pediatric Blood Center rises in the midst of crisis: blood bank donation innovations during the Covid pandemic

    Honourable Mentions

    • Apollo Hospitals, Chennai (India), Innovation in infection control: a recipe for success
    • Democrito O. Plaza Memorial Hospital (Philippines), Covid-19 home care information system (CHOCIS): enabling advanced and digitized information system in mitigating Covid-19 pandemic in Agusan del Sur
    • Dr. Jose N Rodriguez Memorial Hospital and Sanitarium (Philippines), “Picking up the pieces: the Dinagat Islands experience” The deployment of DJNRMHS health emergency response team to the province of Dinagat Islands in the aftermath of super typhoon Odette
    • HOPE Foundation for Women and Children of Bangladesh (Bangladesh), HOPE Field Hospital for Women, a safe haven for women and children living in the Rohingya refugee camps
    • People’s Hospital 115 (Vietnam), Ventilator Covid-19 patient safety checklist: efforts to improve patient survival chances during the Covid-19 pandemic crisis

    American Hospital Association  Excellence Award for Healthcare Workers’ Wellbeing

    Gold Winners

    • Tan Tock Seng Hospital (Singapore), TTSH Staff Well-being Response Team

    Silver Winners

    • Al Amal Psychiatric Hospital, Emirates Health Services (United Arab Emirates), Staff wellbeing in mental health
    • Fundació Sanitària Mollet (Spain), Improving the lives of our people through the implementation and maintenance of a health promotion management system

    Bronze Winners

    • Myongji Hospital (Republic of Korea), Blue to Green – Corona Blue Support Team for the resilience of hospital workers
    • Not Seen on Me Foundation (Foundation NWPM) (Poland), WySPA program, support for employees of healthcare entities

    Honourable Mentions

    • Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare (United States), Provider-led initiatives to improve wellbeing
    • Lorma Medical Center, Inc. (Philippines), Effective internal communications and its effect on staff productivity, retention and job satisfaction
    • Tawam Hospital (United Arab Emirates), Caring for the caregivers: supporting nurse wellbeing through hospital-based programs
    • Unidade Local de Saúde de Matosinhos, E.P.E (Portugal), The work, family and personal life balance: conciliation management system and wellbeing and hapiness work in ULSM

    American College Of Healthcare Executives Excellence Award For Leadership And Management

    Gold Winner

    • Emirates Health Services (United Arab Emirates), Mental Health of Older Adults (MHOA) Clinical Academic Group (CAG)

    Silver Winners

    • Emirates Health Services (United Arab Emirates), Transformation of the AMI, advanced AV block and bariatric surgery management by digitalized clinical pathways
    • Tan Tock Seng Hospital (Singapore), Hospital without Walls (HoW) – Tan Tock Seng Hospital’s digital transformation strategy

    Bronze Winners

    • Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation (Northern Mariana Islands), CNMI cancer and associated risks early screening project
    • Pathology and Genetics Department – Dubai Academic Health Corporation (United Arab Emirates), Leading innovative and sustainable approach in fighting Covid-19 pandemic for better patient outcome
    • Emirates Health Services (United Arab Emirates), Healthcare Innovation Framework (HCIF)
    • Philippine Children’s Medical Center (Philippines), “TATAG PCMC”:  the hemodialysis unit Covid-19 pandemic response

    Honourable Mentions

    • Saudi Commission for Health Specialties – Healthcare Leadership Academy (Saudi Arabia), HORIZONS for emerging health leaders in Saudi Arabia: an innovative national program for transforming into a world class health system
    • Portuguese Oncology Institute of Porto (Portugal), Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs): a pathway to patient centered clinical practice
    • Royal Hospital (Oman), Early discharge with breast drain during Covid-19

    Austco Excellence Award For Quality & Patient Safety

    Gold Winner

    • Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Veterans Health Administration (VHA) (United States), VIONE: an innovative, simple, portable, modern medication optimization and deprescribing global methodology to improve patient safety and quality of care

    Silver Winner

    • Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health (United States), Improving mortality from severe sepsis in pediatric patients to zero

    Bronze Winner

    • King Saud Medical City (Saudi Arabia), Decrease mortality rate and intubation in preterm neonates (28-32weeks of gestational age) by initiation of CPAP project in the delivery room

    Honourable Mentions

    • Apollo Proton Cancer Centre (India), “Winnable Battles” – chasing the elusive dream of zero hospital acquired infections in entirety
    • Cascais Hospital (Portugal), FOCUS – an advanced HIV screening program
    • Corniche Hospital, United Arab Emirates, Introduction of the Growth Assessment Protocol (GAP), detecting small for gestation fetuses and reduction of the stillbirth rate
    • Emirates Health Services (United Arab Emirates), An AI-driven clinical program for prediction of diabetes disease burden and diabetes management in the northern emirate’s population of UAE
    • Rashid Hospital – Dubai Academic Health Corporation (United Arab Emirates), Patient Integrated Day Case Project
    • Saudi German Health (Egypt), Establishing an integrated quality management model (holistic approach) in Egypt
  • 2021 Winners
  • 2019 Winners
  • 2018 Winners

    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 Australias 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-

     

    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

    EOH Excellence Award For Leadership And Management

    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

    Austco Excellence Award For Quality & 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
  • 2017 Winners

    Dr Kwang Tae Kim Grand Award

    Winner: InfoKids: a transversal and longitudinal solution enhancing patients and caregivers experience in emergency departments by disrupting the care process paradigm (University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland)

    Honourable Mentions: Achieving High Reliability Through Care Coordination for Patients Who Require Emergency Surgery (Northwest Community Hospital, USA)

    The Application of Improving Clinical Alert System’ to Reduce the Unexpected Cardiac Arrest Event in Taiwan (Yuan’s General Hospital, Taiwan)

    Finalists:

    • Climate Impact Mitigation Actions: An Eleven Year Journey of Manila Doctors Hospital in institutionalizing Climate Change Adaptation (Manila Doctors Hospital, Philippines)
    • Initiating and Sustaining King Hussein Cancer Center Lean Journey (King Hussein Cancer Center, Jordan)
    • Israeli Government Public Hospital Provides Life Saving Medical Care and Treatment to Syrian Civil War Casualties (Galilee Medical Center, Israel)
    • SCIENCE, the nursing information design of Taichung Veterans General Hospital (Veterans General Hospital Taichung, Taiwan)
    • The effectiveness of sharing decision making on nutrition support and fluid supplement in end-stage patients and their families (Tri-Service General Hospital, Taiwan)

    Bionexo Excellence Award For Corporate Social Responsibility

    Winner: Maternal Obstetric Monitoring (MOM) program, Shorapur (Narayana Health, India)

    Honourable Mentions:Chang Gung Memorial Hospital-Craniofacial Center; Cleft care: Rooted in Taiwan, helping international communities (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan)

    Nationwide student health physical examination in Tuvalu (Chung Shan Medical University Hospital, Taiwan)

    Finalists:

    • The VIP Program – Reducing representations to Calvary Mater hospital for Very Important Patients (Calvary Mater Newcastle, Australia)
    • eHealth Centre (eHC) India program (Narayana Health, India)
    • Serve with Passion: Hinduja Hospital Rural Health Programme (P D Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Centre (India)
    • Paperless hospital – a fully digital medical center in Taiwan (TaiChung Veteran’s General Hospital, Taiwan)
    • Tanner Health System: Get Healthy, Live Well (Tanner Medical Center, Inc., USA)

    EOH Excellence Award For Leadership And Management

    Winner: Introducing a Multifaceted Approach to Improving Regional Diabetes Care (Department of Health-Edendale Hospital-Pietermaritzburg- Dept of Int Medicine, South Africa)

    Honourable Mentions:Consorci Sanitari del Garraf (CSG) – Our way to efficiency (Consorci Sanitari del Garraf, Spain)

    Transforming the Nursing Workforce to Drive Ground-up Improvement and Innovation through Collective Decision-Making (Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore)

    Finalists:

    • Andean Health & Development (AHD): A Model of Self-Sustaining Hospital Care in Rural Ecuador (Andean Health & Development, USA)
    • Collaborative integral model of care to chronicity in a large city public network (Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Spain)
    • Good governance and effective leadership by management to promote eye donation in a hospital (Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, India)
    • Maximizing quality and efficiency in healthcare management and higher education: The integrated practitioner-teacher model at Rush University Medical Center (Rush University Medical Center, USA)
    • Tan Tock Seng Hospital Community Right-Siting Programme (CRiSP): Creating a Sustainable Model of Care Delivery through Strong and Effective Leadership (Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore)

    Excellence Award For Quality & Patient-Centered Care

    Winner: Reforming the Norwegian Healthcare System through the Norwegian Patient Safety Programme (Norwegian Patient Safety Programme, Norway)

    Honourable Mentions:Best Critical Care quality in patient safety: Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital 17-year experience (Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan)

    Reaching New Frontiers of Quality and Safety Using an Innovative 30/30/30 Lean Six Sigma Approach (Memorial Health System, USA)

    Finalists:

    • Improving clinical care and medication safety for millions of inpatients via In-Patient Medication Order Entry System in HK Hospital Authority (Hospital Authority, Hong Kong)
    • Improving Patient Safety by Medication Reconciliation Using Augmented PharmaCloud Technology (Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan)
    • mHealth Innovation through Practice Redesign for a Patient-Centered Medicine in Taiwan (MacKay Memorial Hospital, Taiwan)
    • Significant Reduction of Emergency Department Wait Time Causes Rapid Improvement in Patient Satisfaction (AHMC Healthcare, USA)
    • Supportive Medicine: A Collaboration Between SMC and MHMD (Symptom Management Consultants/Memorial Hermann Physician Network, USA
  • 2016 Winners

    Dr Kwang Tae Kim Grand Award

    Winner: Integrating Medical and Social Support for the Elderly – System and Technology Enabled Service Innovations (Hospital Authority, Hong Kong)

    Honourable Mention: Myong Ji Hospital MERS Preparedness and Response Project (The emergence of new infectious disease response system) (Myongji Hospital, Republic of Korea)

     

    Excellence Award For Corporate Social Responsibility

    Winner: Comprehensive Corporate Social Responsibility Health Programs: Providing Quality, Affordable and Accessible Healthcare for Financially-Challenged Patients (Manila Doctors Hospital, Philippines)

    Honourable Mention: Special Needs Oral Health Care Model (Taipei Medical University Shuang-Ho Hospital, Taiwan)

     

    Excellence Award For Leadership And Management

    Winner: Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH)’s Collective Leadership Journey (Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore)

    Honourable Mention: R. K. Khan Hospital Pharmacy Decongestion Project – An Innovative Partnership in Service Delivery (RK Khan Hospital, South Africa)

     

    Excellence Award For Quality & Patient-Centered Care

    Winner: Saving Blood, Saving Lives Poject (Edendale Hospital, South Africa)

    Honourable Mention: Improving Patient Safety & Patient Outcomes by Implementing ENHANCED ANESTHESIA RECOVERY PROGRAM (EARP) (Max Smart Super Specialty Hospital, India

  • 2015 Winners

    Dr Kwang Tae Kim Grand Award

    Winner: Measurement and Disclosure of Quality Indicators(QI), which express the Healthcare Quality, and Improvement Activities (St. Luke’s International Hospital, Japan)

    Honourable Mentions:

    The Power to drive change – Working together for excellence: creating a continuously improving consumer engagement (Metro North Hospital and Health Service, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Australia)

    Implementation of a Korean ‘Global Standard’ (Harmony between “efficiency” and “equity”) (Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, South Korea)

     

    Excellence Award For Corporate Social Responsibility

    Winner: Fundació Integralia Vallès: Paradigm of Professional Integration for Disabled People (Mutua Terrassa, Spain)

    Honourable Mentions:

    ‘Good Memory until 100 years school’, a local community based integrated dementia management service (Myongji Hospital, Republic of Korea)

    The National Readmission Prevention Collaborative’s Post-Acute Network (Memorial Hospital of Gardena, USA)

     

    Excellence Award For Leadership And Management

    Winner: Center of SUPER CARE MIX – A Comprehensive Care from Emergency to Home for the community (Yachiyo Hospital, Japan)

    Honourable Mentions:

    Establishing New Modal of Lean-Hospitals with Asian Characteristics– Form a Hospital Lean Management Chain (Wuxi No.2 People’s Hospital, China)

    Developing new tools for analyzing financial management of hospitals and how to improve hospital management after merging of two hospitals (Shikoku Medical Center for Children and Adults, Japan)

     

    Excellence Award For Quality & Patient-Centered Care

    Winner: Advancing Population Health: The Critical Role of Care-Delivery Systems (Texas Children’s Hospital, USA)

    Honourable Mentions:

    Quality Improvement Initiatives by Aga Khan Health Service in the mountains of Northern Pakistan (Aga Khan Health Service, Pakistan)

    Global Trigger Tool (St Luke’s Medical Center – Global City, Philippines)