Award Categories

There are six award categories. Each category presents a unique opportunity to showcase your hospital or organization’s outstanding projects, programs and innovations.

Open only to IHF Full and Associate Members and their healthcare provider members. This award recognizes excellence and achievements with proven results at health system or facility level in multiple areas including quality and patient safety, corporate social responsibility, innovations in service delivery at affordable costs, and healthcare leadership and management practices. To check if your association or organization is a member click here.

 

Awards and Prizes:

Plaques will be given to Gold, Silver and Bronze winners and certificates will be given to Merit Awardees during the Awards Ceremony.

Gold, Silver and Bronze winners will be invited to publish their winning projects in a special issue of the IHF Journal, World Hospital and Health Services, as well as be considered for webinar presentations.

 

Gold Winner

The Gold Winner will receive the following:

  • Travel and accommodation stipend for 3 representatives worth 5,000 CHF*
  • 3 complimentary registrations to the 2020 IHF World Hospital Congress in Barcelona, Spain
  • Opportunity to display a poster of their project in the Congress exhibition area

*NOTE: Receipt of monetary prizes by the Gold Winners is conditional on attendance at the Awards Ceremony at the 2020 IHF World Hospital Congress.

 

Silver and Bronze Winners
Silver and Bronze Winners will receive the following:

  • 1 complimentary registration to the 2020 IHF World Hospital Congress in Barcelona, Spain
  • Opportunity to display a poster of their project in the Congress exhibition area

 

Merit Awardees
Merit Awardees will be offered discounted registration to the 2020 IHF World Hospital Congress. They will also have an opportunity to display a poster in the Congress exhibition area.

Open to IHF Member and Non-Member public and private healthcare provider organizations. This award is for entries which demonstrate excellence or outstanding achievements, among others in:

  • Providing quality healthcare services at affordable costs;
  • Promoting volunteer contribution to community care;
  • Reducing inequalities in healthcare service delivery to the community;
  • Advancing healthcare for emerging and developing nations.

 

Awards and Prizes:

Plaques will be given to Gold, Silver and Bronze winners and certificates will be given to Merit Awardees during the Awards Ceremony.

Gold, Silver and Bronze winners will be invited to publish their winning projects in a special issue of the IHF Journal, World Hospital and Health Services, as well as be considered for webinar presentations.

 

Gold Winner

The Gold Winner will receive the following:

  • Travel and accommodation stipend for 1 representative worth 2,500 CHF*
  • 1 complimentary registration to the 2020 IHF World Hospital Congress in Barcelona, Spain
  • Opportunity to display a poster of their project in the Congress exhibition area

*NOTE: Receipt of monetary prizes by the Gold Winners is conditional on attendance at the Awards Ceremony at the 2020 IHF World Hospital Congress.

 

Silver and Bronze Winners
Silver and Bronze Winners will receive the following:

  • 1 complimentary registration to the 2020 IHF World Hospital Congress in Barcelona, Spain
  • Opportunity to display a poster of their project in the Congress exhibition area

 

Merit Awardees
Merit Awardees will be offered discounted registration to the 2020 IHF World Hospital Congress. They will also have an opportunity to display a poster in the Congress exhibition area.

Open to IHF Member and Non-Member public and private healthcare provider organizations. This new IHF/Ashikaga – Nikken Excellence Award for Green Hospital will recognize outstanding performance and achievements of healthcare institutions, particularly hospitals in promoting sustainable and eco-friendly initiatives for people and the planet.

This award will recognize entries which demonstrate excellence or outstanding achievements or practices among others in:

  • Promoting energy efficiency or savings, CO2 reduction, use of renewable energy for a sustainable environment
  • Creating a safe and secure environment against natural disasters related to Climate Change
  • Providing an eco-friendly and comfortable environment for patients and staff by innovative or smart technologies
  • Collaborating architectural design and hospital planning to achieve a green and healthy hospital
  • Advocating the practice of medicine in a sustainable manner

 

Awards and Prizes:

Plaques will be given to Gold, Silver and Bronze winners and certificates will be given to Merit Awardees during the Awards Ceremony.

Gold, Silver and Bronze winners will be invited to publish their winning projects in a special issue of the IHF Journal, World Hospital and Health Services, as well as be considered for webinar presentations.

 

Gold Winner

The Gold Winner will receive the following:

  • Travel and accommodation stipend for 1 representative worth 2,500 CHF*
  • 1 complimentary registration to the 2020 IHF World Hospital Congress in Barcelona, Spain
  • Opportunity to display a poster of their project in the Congress exhibition area

*NOTE: Receipt of monetary prizes by the Gold Winners is conditional on attendance at the Awards Ceremony at the 2020 IHF World Hospital Congress.

 

Silver and Bronze Winners
Silver and Bronze Winners will receive the following:

  • 1 complimentary registration to the 2020 IHF World Hospital Congress in Barcelona, Spain
  • Opportunity to display a poster of their project in the Congress exhibition area

 

Merit Awardees
Merit Awardees will be offered discounted registration to the 2020 IHF World Hospital Congress. They will also have an opportunity to display a poster in the Congress exhibition area.

Open to IHF Member and Non-Member public and private healthcare provider organizations. This is for entries which demonstrate excellence or outstanding achievements, among others, in:

  • Enhancing governance, leadership, management policies and practices;
  • Creating and fostering a new culture of service that motivate staff to excel;
  • Managing finances and resources effectively;
  • Achieving major breakthrough in productivity improvements or innovations in healthcare delivery or process management.

 

Awards and Prizes:

Plaques will be given to Gold, Silver and Bronze winners and certificates will be given to Merit Awardees during the Awards Ceremony.

Gold, Silver and Bronze winners will be invited to publish their winning projects in a special issue of the IHF Journal, World Hospital and Health Services, as well as be considered for webinar presentations.

 

Gold Winner

The Gold Winner will receive the following:

  • Travel and accommodation stipend for 1 representative worth 2,500 CHF*
  • 1 complimentary registration to the 2020 IHF World Hospital Congress in Barcelona, Spain
  • Opportunity to display a poster of their project in the Congress exhibition area

*NOTE: Receipt of monetary prizes by the Gold Winners is conditional on attendance at the Awards Ceremony at the 2020 IHF World Hospital Congress.

 

Silver and Bronze Winners
Silver and Bronze Winners will receive the following:

  • 1 complimentary registration to the 2020 IHF World Hospital Congress in Barcelona, Spain
  • Opportunity to display a poster of their project in the Congress exhibition area

 

Merit Awardees
Merit Awardees will be offered discounted registration to the 2020 IHF World Hospital Congress. They will also have an opportunity to display a poster in the Congress exhibition area.

Open to IHF Member and Non-Member public and private healthcare provider organizations. This is for entries which demonstrate excellence or outstanding achievements, among others in:

  • Promoting quality and safety;
  • Enhancing patient education, engagement and empowerment;
  • Promoting ethical approaches and evidence-based practices.

 

Awards and Prizes:

Plaques will be given to Gold, Silver and Bronze winners and certificates will be given to Merit Awardees during the Awards Ceremony.

Gold, Silver and Bronze winners will be invited to publish their winning projects in a special issue of the IHF Journal, World Hospital and Health Services, as well as be considered for webinar presentations.

 

Gold Winner

The Gold Winner will receive the following:

  • Travel and accommodation stipend for 1 representative worth 2,500 CHF*
  • 1 complimentary registration to the 2020 IHF World Hospital Congress in Barcelona, Spain
  • Opportunity to display a poster of their project in the Congress exhibition area

*NOTE: Receipt of monetary prizes by the Gold Winners is conditional on attendance at the Awards Ceremony at the 2020 IHF World Hospital Congress.

 

Silver and Bronze Winners
Silver and Bronze Winners will receive the following:

  • 1 complimentary registration to the 2020 IHF World Hospital Congress in Barcelona, Spain
  • Opportunity to display a poster of their project in the Congress exhibition area

 

Merit Awardees
Merit Awardees will be offered discounted registration to the 2020 IHF World Hospital Congress. They will also have an opportunity to display a poster in the Congress exhibition area.

Open to IHF Member and Non-Member public and private healthcare provider organizations. The IHF/Sultanate of Oman Excellence Award for Health Services During Crisis will recognize outstanding performance and achievements of healthcare institutions, particularly hospitals, in crisis situations.

 

The general guidelines for selecting the winning projects or programs are the following points:

 

  • The hospital(s) is located in a developing country (Low Income country according to latest World Bank list) and/or in a country facing a nationwide major crisis (war and/or disaster);
  • The hospital has to have experienced or is currently experiencing a situation of particular strain from an acute or unexpected nature;
  • The hospital’s performance during the crisis should result in a significant impact on the health of the population that it serves and/or an outstanding specific service has been put in place under harsh conditions;
  • A significant part of the hospital’s ability to perform in the crisis situation should be attributed to the “people” and their initiatives working to deliver health care at the core of the crisis;

 

Awards and Prizes:

Plaques will be given to Gold, Silver and Bronze winners and certificates will be given to Merit Awardees during the Awards Ceremony.

Gold, Silver and Bronze winners will be invited to publish their winning projects in a special issue of the IHF Journal, World Hospital and Health Services, as well as be considered for webinar presentations.

 

Gold Winner

The Gold Winner will receive the following:

  • 10,000 CHF grant for the hospital
  • Travel and accommodation stipend for 1 representative worth 2,000 CHF*
  • 1 complimentary registration to the 2020 IHF World Hospital Congress in Barcelona, Spain
  • Opportunity to display a poster of their project in the Congress exhibition area

 

Silver and Bronze Winners
Silver and Bronze Winners will receive the following:

  • Travel and accommodation stipend for 1 representative worth 2,000 CHF*
  • 1 complimentary registration to the 2020 IHF World Hospital Congress in Barcelona, Spain
  • Opportunity to display a poster of their project in the Congress exhibition area

*NOTE: Receipt of monetary prizes by the Gold Winners is conditional on attendance at the Awards Ceremony at the 2020 IHF World Hospital Congress.

 

Merit Awardees
Merit Awardees will be offered discounted registration to the 2020 IHF World Hospital Congress. They will also have an opportunity to display a poster in the Congress exhibition area.