Innovation Award Highlights 2013 Health IT Leadership Summit

In case you haven't noticed, innovation is on a fast track in healthcare technology. New processes, online tools, consumer apps, and devices designed to make our healthcare systems work better are a large part of the great thinking going on in the industry. That’s why Intel is pleased to once again be the sponsor of the Intel Innovation Award that will be presented at the 2013 Health IT Leadership Summit on Nov. 12 at the Fox Theater in Atlanta.

Companies that offer innovative health IT products or services, and healthcare organizations that are using technology in new and exciting ways to improve patient outcomes, are encouraged to apply for the Intel Innovation Award. The top four finalists will present at the Summit and one will be named as the top innovator. Learn more and download an entry form here. Entries are due by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. Finalists will be announced in October.

You can see the past winners and finalist here and see some of their innovative products and services.

The daylong The Health IT Leadership Summit features panels and presentations on the issues most affecting industry growth, including the Affordable Care Act, health information exchanges, payer programs and disruptive technologies. The Summit was founded by three organizations: Georgia Department of Economic Development, Metro Atlanta Chamber and Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Health. Additional information and registration:

What type of innovation are you seeing in healthcare? Let me know, and be sure to submit your nominations for the Intel Innovation Award.