2022 IHF AWARDS WINNERS

Congratulations to all the winners of this year’s IHF Awards!

We are delighted to publish a special publication introducing all the projects, programmes, and services in each of the seven categories that won Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards, as well as those earning honourable mentions. Read on to learn about the exceptional work happening in hospitals all over the world.

We’re sure you’ll be inspired, and we look forward to receiving your submissions for the 2023 IHF Awards! Contact [email protected] for inquiries.

2022 WINNERS

Dr. Kwang Tae Kim  Grand Hospital Award

Gold Winners:

  • Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
  • Severance Hospital (Republic of Korea)

Silver Winner:

  • Tan Tock Seng Hospital (Singapore)

Bronze Winners:

  • Al Qassimi Hospital, (United Arab Emirates)
  • King Faisal Medical Complex, Taif (Saudi Arabia)

Honourable Mentions:

  • Apollo Hospitals, Chennai (India)
  • Apollo Proton Cancer Centre (India)
  • AZ Maria Middelares (Belgium)
  • Dubai Hospital – Dubai Academic Health Corporation (United Arab Emirates)

 

Seddiqi Holding  Excellence Award for Corporate Social Responsibility

Gold Winner:

  • Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève (HUG) (Switzerland), Shaping the sustainable hospital of tomorrow: elaborating a sustainability strategy with the hospital’s stakeholders

Silver Winner:

  • Cardioinfantil Foundation | LaCardio, (Colombia), Give a life

Bronze Winner:

  • Apollo Children’s Hospitals, Chennai (India), Save a Child’s Heart initiative

Honourable Mentions:

  • Apollo Proton Cancer Centre (India), “I Can-cer Vive”: Cancer survivorship follow up care in the community
  • Democrito O. Plaza Memorial Hospital, (Philippines), Freeing the unfree: community-based active case finding interventions for tuberculosis among persons deprived of liberty in Agusan del Sur
  • Emirates Health Services (United Arab Emirates), EHS integrated services and telehealth program: towards a greener, accessible, more sustainable healthcare model
  • Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital and Medical Center (Philippines), Beyond screening: increasing the G6PD return rate in the province of Ilocos Norte
  • Parkridge Health System (United States), The Orchard Knob Collaborative to impact health disparities
  • Prince Sultan Cardiac Center (Saudi Arabia), Qassim Primary Angioplasty System (QAPAS)

 

Ashikaga-Nikken  Excellence Award for Green Hospitals

Gold Winners:

  • Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), Cleveland Clinic Sustainability Program (Green by Construction and Green by Operation)
  • Japanese Red Cross Matsuyama Hospital (Japan), Achievement of comfortable medical treatment environment, disaster-resistant, environmentally friendly green hospital

Silver Winner:

  • Aga Khan Health Service (Pakistan), Commitment to achieve net zero by 2030

Bronze Winner:

  • Buddhist Dalin Tzu Chi Hospital (Taiwan), Race to zero by 2050, climate action of the hospital- from patients, people to planet

Honourable Mentions:

  • Abdullah bin Omran Hospital for Obstetrics and Gynecology (United Arab Emirates), Safeguard the environments by reducing the carbon emission
  • Apollo Proton Cancer Centre (India), Nature’s Footprint
  • Centro Hospitalar Entre Douro e Vouga (Portugal), Waste reduction in cataract surgery, a simple change with great impact
  • Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève (HUG) (Switzerland), Shaping the sustainable hospital of tomorrow: elaborating a sustainability strategy with the hospital’s stakeholders
  • Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (United Kingdom), Towards a net zero carbon supply chain
  • NMC Royal Hospital, Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), Achieving energy savings by implementing energy efficiency measures to make green hospital

 

Sultanate of Oman  Excellence Award for Health Services During Crisis

Gold Winner:

  • Shaukat Khanum Memorial Trust (Pakistan), Cancer hospital stockpiles: strategizing for an efficient and sufficient inventory list of essential items for setups serving in low-income countries

Silver Winner: 

  • Manila Doctors Hospital and Circle of Partners (Philippines), REDI (Responsive and Efficient Disaster Intervention) health intervention to rehabilitation: an inclusive and ecologically responsible disaster response program

Bronze Winner:

  • Philippine Children’s Medical Center – Pediatric Blood Center (PedBC) (Philippines), The Pediatric Blood Center rises in the midst of crisis: blood bank donation innovations during the Covid pandemic

Honourable Mentions:

  • Apollo Hospitals, Chennai (India), Innovation in infection control: a recipe for success 
  • Democrito O. Plaza Memorial Hospital (Philippines), Covid-19 home care information system (CHOCIS): enabling advanced and digitized information system in mitigating Covid-19 pandemic in Agusan del Sur
  • Dr. Jose N Rodriguez Memorial Hospital and Sanitarium (Philippines), “Picking up the pieces: the Dinagat Islands experience” The deployment of DJNRMHS health emergency response team to the province of Dinagat Islands in the aftermath of super typhoon Odette
  • HOPE Foundation for Women and Children of Bangladesh (Bangladesh), HOPE Field Hospital for Women, a safe haven for women and children living in the Rohingya refugee camps
  • People’s Hospital 115 (Vietnam), Ventilator Covid-19 patient safety checklist: efforts to improve patient survival chances during the Covid-19 pandemic crisis 

 

American Hospital Association  Excellence Award for Healthcare Workers’ Wellbeing

Gold Winner:

  • Tan Tock Seng Hospital (Singapore), TTSH Staff Well-being Response Team

Silver Winners:

  • Al Amal Psychiatric Hospital, Emirates Health Services (United Arab Emirates), Staff wellbeing in mental health
  • Fundació Sanitària Mollet (Spain), Improving the lives of our people through the implementation and maintenance of a health promotion management system

Bronze Winners:

  • Myongji Hospital (Republic of Korea), Blue to Green – Corona Blue Support Team for the resilience of hospital workers
  • Not Seen on Me Foundation (Foundation NWPM) (Poland), WySPA program, support for employees of healthcare entities

Honourable Mentions:

  • Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare (United States), Provider-led initiatives to improve wellbeing
  • Lorma Medical Center, Inc. (Philippines), Effective internal communications and its effect on staff productivity, retention and job satisfaction
  • Tawam Hospital (United Arab Emirates), Caring for the caregivers: supporting nurse wellbeing through hospital-based programs
  • Unidade Local de Saúde de Matosinhos, E.P.E (Portugal), The work, family and personal life balance: conciliation management system and wellbeing and hapiness work in ULSM

 

American College of Healthcare Executives  Excellence Award for Leadership and Management 

Gold Winner:

  • Emirates Health Services (United Arab Emirates), Mental Health of Older Adults (MHOA) Clinical Academic Group (CAG)

Silver Winners:

  • Emirates Health Services (United Arab Emirates), Transformation of the AMI, advanced AV block and bariatric surgery management by digitalized clinical pathways
  • Tan Tock Seng Hospital (Singapore), Hospital without Walls (HoW) – Tan Tock Seng Hospital’s digital transformation strategy

Bronze Winners:

  • Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation (Northern Mariana Islands), CNMI cancer and associated risks early screening project
  • Pathology and Genetics Department – Dubai Academic Health Corporation (United Arab Emirates), Leading innovative and sustainable approach in fighting Covid-19 pandemic for better patient outcome
  • Emirates Health Services (United Arab Emirates), Healthcare Innovation Framework (HCIF)
  • Philippine Children’s Medical Center (Philippines), “TATAG PCMC”:  the hemodialysis unit Covid-19 pandemic response

Honourable Mentions:

  • Saudi Commission for Health Specialties – Healthcare Leadership Academy (Saudi Arabia), HORIZONS for emerging health leaders in Saudi Arabia: an innovative national program for transforming into a world class health system
  • Portuguese Oncology Institute of Porto (Portugal), Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs): a pathway to patient centered clinical practice
  • Royal Hospital (Oman), Early discharge with breast drain during Covid-19

 

Austco  Excellence Award for Quality and Patient Safety

Gold Winner:

  • Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Veterans Health Administration (VHA) (United States), VIONE: an innovative, simple, portable, modern medication optimization and deprescribing global methodology to improve patient safety and quality of care

Silver Winner:

  • Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health (United States), Improving mortality from severe sepsis in pediatric patients to zero

Bronze Winner:

  • King Saud Medical City (Saudi Arabia), Decrease mortality rate and intubation in preterm neonates (28-32weeks of gestational age) by initiation of CPAP project in the delivery room

Honourable Mentions:

  • Apollo Proton Cancer Centre (India), “Winnable Battles” – chasing the elusive dream of zero hospital acquired infections in entirety
  • Cascais Hospital (Portugal), FOCUS – an advanced HIV screening program
  • Corniche Hospital, United Arab Emirates, Introduction of the Growth Assessment Protocol (GAP), detecting small for gestation fetuses and reduction of the stillbirth rate
  • Emirates Health Services (United Arab Emirates), An AI-driven clinical program for prediction of diabetes disease burden and diabetes management in the northern emirate’s population of UAE
  • Rashid Hospital – Dubai Academic Health Corporation (United Arab Emirates), Patient Integrated Day Case Project 
  • Saudi German Health (Egypt), Establishing an integrated quality management model (holistic approach) in Egypt

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