ClinicalKey Key Innovator Award to Recognize the Innovative Use of Health
Information and Technology to Save and Improve Lives
PHILADELPHIA, November 28, 2012
PHILADELPHIA, November 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Nominations open to hospitals, medical schools and healthcare institutions
through Dec. 31
Elsevier , a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical
information products and services, announced today that it will award a
$10,000 grant to a U.S.-based hospital, medical school or institution that has
demonstrated the most innovative use of information and technology to save
lives and improve patient care.
The Key Innovator Award is sponsored by Elsevier's ClinicalKey , the world's
first clinical insight engine designed specifically to help physician's
quickly locate relevant clinical responses that address their specific health
"Both information and technology are critically important to healthcare and
many times make the difference between life and death," noted Jim Donohue,
Managing Director for Global Clinical Reference, Elsevier. "Through this
program, our goal is to recognize and honor those organizations that have
significantly contributed to elevating positive patient outcomes through the
power of information and the innovative use of technology."
The deadline for nominations is December 31, 2012. Nominations are being
accepted in three institution categories:
*Community (less than 200 beds)
*Mid-sized (between 201 and 500 beds)
*Large (more than 500 beds)
Applicants are asked to explain in 1,000 words or less how a particular
institution is changing the way information and technology impacts patient
care. Three grand prize winners will be awarded with the following:
*$10,000 ClinicalKey Technology Grant
*Trip for two to the HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems
Society) 2013 Annual Conference & Exhibition in New Orleans, LA, March
*$500 gift card
*Feature about the winner's institution on ClinicalKey's blog
To enter, visit ClinicalKey's Key Innovators Facebook page . Nominations
close on Dec. 31, 2012, and voting for the top three organizations in each
category will be open to the public Jan. 15 - 31, 2013. Winners will be
announced by Elsevier in early February. When you make a nomination, you
become eligible to win $1,000.
Additionally, each month through February 2013, ClinicalKey will award five
individuals a one-year license to ClinicalKey. To enter, applicants can visit
the ClinicalKey Facebook page and click the "WIN ClinicalKey!" icon.
Applicants may enter one time per month through February 2013.
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Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical
information products and services. The company works in partnership with the
global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals,
including The Lancet and Cell , and close to 20,000 book titles, including
major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions
include ScienceDirect , Scopus , Reaxys , ClinicalKey and Mosby's Nursing
Suite , which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals,
and the SciVal suite and MEDai's Pinpoint Review , which help research and
health care institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively.
A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000 people
worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC , a world-leading
publisher and information provider, which is jointly owned by Reed Elsevier
PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. The ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL
(London Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).
Media contact Christopher Capot Director, Corporate Relations Elsevier
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