TAG Announces Call for Intel Innovation Award Nominations

Organizers of the 2014 Health IT Leadership Summit seek healthcare IT innovators to spotlight at the 5th annual event in Atlanta on November 20. Nominations are now being accepted for the Intel Innovation Award, which honors IT innovation from across the healthcare continuum, including:
• innovative products or services;
• use of technology in innovative ways;
• evidence of a technology’s strong clinical and financial benefits;
• new ways to address specific disease states and improve patient health;
• healthcare service delivery innovation or potential to enable innovation; or
• making a substantial improvement in cost, quality of care, access or patient satisfaction.
“Intel is pleased to once again support the Health IT Leadership Summit via the Innovation Award focused on healthcare delivery. This award honors companies that are working to innovate care through transformative thought leadership,” said Chris Tackett, Director of Americas Vertical Industry Marketing at Intel. “Past award winners have worked in the exciting areas of consumer healthcare and wireless devices, and we are looking forward to seeing the healthcare technologies for this year’s nationwide nomination process.”

The nomination deadline for the Intel Innovation Award is Oct. 13, 2014. The top four finalists will be highlighted at the Health IT Leadership Summit, which will take place at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta on November 20. Past Innovation Award winners include Greenway Health, CardioMEMS, and SoloHealth.

Nomination forms may be downloaded via the “Innovation Award” page at www.HealthITLeadershipSummit.org.

About the Health IT Leadership Summit
The Health IT Leadership Summit was founded in 2010 by three organizations to support the growth of the health IT industry: the Georgia Dept. of Economic Development, Metro Atlanta Chamber, and the Technology Association of Georgia’s Health Society. To learn more about this year’s Summit, including information regarding sponsorship and registration, please visit www.HealthITLeadershipSummit.org.

About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 24,500 members and hosting over 200 events each year via 6 chapters across the state including Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia and Savannah. TAG serves as an umbrella organization for 34 industry societies, each of which provides rich content for TAG constituents. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, influence and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides members with access to networking and educational programs; recognizes and promotes Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology. For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org or TAG’s community website at www.TAGthink.com .


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