Welcome to the IT Case Study Contest. This program recognized healthcare IT implementation projects that have improved patient care and were also eligible for funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, commonly known as the economic stimulus bill.2010 IT Case Study winners 2009 IT Case Study winners
Several leading healthcare CIOs and a panel of senior editors assisted the editorial review board in the selection process. The best case studies were featured in a special section of Modern Healthcare. All submitted case studies appeared in a special section on ModernHealthcare.com..
Question about the program?Click here to add your name to our notification database. You will receive an email if another nomination period occurs. For more information, contact Christine LaFave Grace at 312-649-5225 or [email protected].
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: What is this program about? A: This contest recognized health information technology implementation projects that have improved patient care and thatwere also eligible for funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
Q: When is the call for entries?A: February 21, 2011. You can click here to add your name to our notification database. You will receive an email if another nomination period occurs.
Q: What are the eligibility criteria?A: Case studies must be written by Chief Information Officers, or other senior-level information technology executives. Healthcare organization or corporation whose primary function is providing healthcare services to patients or financing healthcare services for patients are eligible to submit case studies. Each case study must address three key issues:
- Description of the health information technology or system adopted, including cost, manpower and other resources needed.
- Evidence of how the health information technology or system is being used to improve patient care or patient-care delivery.
- The strategy for seeking funding for the health IT or system adopted from the stimulus law.
Q: What is the award criteria?A: The case studies are judged on three editorial criteria:
- Is the case study informative?
- Is the case study educational?
- How adequately does the case study cover the required content issues?
The review panel will consist of senior editors at Modern Healthcare. Submitted case studies should be exclusive and unpublished—submissions that have previously appeared in print or online may not be considered.
Q: When is the deadline for nomination submissions?A: The deadline has been extended to May 13, 2011.
Q: How do I nominate someone?A: Please send the case study, written by a CIO or senior-level IT executive, of no longer than 900 words. Each submission must include a color photo (266 dpi) of the executive and one of a caregiver using the information technology or system. Please send the materials to:
IT Case Study Contestc/o Christine LaFave Grace Modern Healthcare 360 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60601
Electronic submissions are welcome and encouraged. They may be sent to [email protected]. All submissions become the property of Modern Healthcare and will not be returned.
Q: Is there a fee to enter/nominate?A: No fee required.
Q: Who can I contact if I have questions?A: Sarah Wilson at [email protected] or 312-649-5449.
Q: Can I be notified of next year's call for entries?A: Yes. Click here to add your name to our notification database. You will receive an e-mail when the call for nomination period is open.
Recognition:Q: How and when will the winners be announced? A: The best case studies will appear in the July 4, 2011 issue of Modern Healthcare and will be made available online.Modern Healthcare and are available here on ModernHealthcare.com.
Q: Will entrants be notified if they win/lose?A: Entrants will not be contacted. All submitted cases appear on ModernHealthcare.com.
Q: Will there be an event?A: Modern Healthcare will host a webcast highlighting the best case studies on August 25, 2011. -->