The RFID in Healthcare Consortium (RHCC) and Intelligent are now accepting nominations for the first annual Intelligent Hospital Awards.

“The objective of the Intelligent Hospital Awards is to highlight the changing healthcare patient environment and recognize those who are advancing healthcare by integrating advanced technologies, such as auto-ID, NFC, RFID, RTLS, sensors, and wireless along with point-of-care information delivery and communications devices,” said Paul Frisch, MD, president and CTO of the RFID in Healthcare Consortium.

Co-chaired by Emily Sopensky, co-founder of the RHCC, and Dan Chamberlain, senior manager at Motorola Solutions, the Awards Committee hails from companies such as AeroScout (now part of Stanley Healthcare Solutions), Ascom, Capsule Tech, CareFusion, GE Healthcare, Hewlett-Packard, Lockheed Martin, MEPS Real-Time, Motorola Solutions, Skylight, Skytron and WaveMark.

Award categories include:

• Improving the Patient Experience: Care and Safety
• Improving Regulatory Compliance
• Best Comprehensive Integration
• Most Innovative Use Case


The deadline to submit nominations for consideration is January 7, 2013. Award recipients will be notified on January 21 and will be invited to the annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS13) conference and exhibition in New Orleans in March to receive their awards.

Click here for more information about the awards and to download the nomination form.