Call for nominations APAC 2019

Ho Wei Jiang, Clinical Solution Director for Elsevier in Southeast Asia, announces nomination submissions are now open for the 7th HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Awards APAC 2019.

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Judging panel (upcoming Awards)

Asia Pacific Edition

Elsevier judge – Ian Chuang

Middle Eastern Edition

External judge - Dr. Jumah Alanazi

Asia Pacific Edition

External judge - Dr. Hwang Hee

Judging Panel

  • Dr. Eric Wong, Group Chief Clinical Informatics Officer, National Healthcare Group, Singapore
  • Dr. Hwang Hee, Chief Information Officer, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, South Korea
  • Dr. Jenny Shao, Health Information System Director, United Family Health Care, China
  • Mr. John Daniels, Global Vice President, HIMSS Analytics
  • Mr. John Sutherland, Chief Information Officer, Ramsay Healthcare, Australia
  • Assistant Professor Korpong Rookkapan, MD, Executive Consultant, Bumrungrad International, Thailand
    Executive Consultant
  • Dr. Ian Chuang, Chief Medical Officer, Elsevier

Judging Panel

  • Dr. Amr Jamal, Chairman and Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Clinical Informatician, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Dr. Jumah Alanazi, Deputy Chief Executive Officer for Organizational Excellence, Development and Quality, King Abdullah Bin Abdul, Aziz University Hospital, Saudi Arabia
  • Dr. Osama ElHassan, Vice-Chair of Emirates Health Informatics Society and Head of eHealth at Dubai Health Authority, United Arab Emirates
  • Mr Robert Nieves, VP Health Informatics, Elsevier
  • Dr. Abdullah Hamood Khalifa Al Raqadi, CIO, Ministery of Health, Oman
  • Mr. John Daniels, Global Vice President, HIMSS Analytics


This global award is open to all healthcare providers based in the respective regions.

Judging criteria

The following criteria is considered across all award categories:

  • Provides improvement to patient care and safety
  • Provide evidence of local problems being addressed and intended improvement made
  • Level of detail in problem intervention’s SOP structure
  • Level of ease in replicating problem intervention
  • Indication of main factors that contributed to the choice of the specific intervention
  • Level of details in describing the actual course of the intervention
  • Measurable Outcome/Value tied with intended benefits