Announcing the 3rd Annual Healthcare Engagement Strategy Awards

Since its launch in 2009, the Healthcare Engagement Strategy Awards have become a forum for sharing and identifying the world’s most effective strategies in healthcare engagement.

Previous winners have included initiatives and people in pharmaceutical companies, NGOs, hospitals, televison broadcasters and social networks.

What are we looking for?

The 3rd Annual Healthcare Engagement Strategy Awards will recognise the strategies, initiatives and people that have achieved the most effective outcomes in health or healthcare during 2011. Any channel, any region, any area of healthcare. If it’s engaging people and achieving health or healthcare outcomes, it’s eligible.

We’re looking for innovation; new ideas that others can learn from. But not for its own sake – we would be likely to rank a low-tech strategy that’s achieving great outcomes higher than a shiny digital campaign that’s not making a diffence.

We’ll include initiatives that have been on our radar over the course of 2011 in the nominations, but we want to hear from you: what have you seen, or been involved in, that we should celebrate? Who is behind the most effective healthcare engagement strategies of 2011?

Why enter?

A Healthcare Engagement Strategy award means genuine recognition for the winner. But more than that, the winning strategies provide a legacy of great practice for others to learn from. Ideas and strategies highlighted in previous years’ awards have inspired others to¬† innovate in the months and years that follow. The heart of the Healthcare Engagement Strategy Awards is to see continually-improving engagement that changes lives.

How to nominate

It’s free and easy to nominate, so you can suggest as many entries as you like. Forget those lengthy award submissions – you can nominate with just one tweet! To nominate an entry, use any of the following methods:

Send a tweet with hashtag #hesawards

Post a suggestion on our Facebook wall and tag it #hesawards

Or, email hesawards@creationhealthcare.com

Tell us what or who you nominate, and why. Include a link if relevant. We’ll contact you if we need more information.

About the judging process

Judging will take place through a review process with an international panel of over 30 judges made up of experts located around the world. A multi-stage review process leads us to a final shortlist, with finalists interviewed in detail about their experiences, outcomes and lessons learned.

You can read extracts from interviews with previous winners in our book, Winning Strategies for Engagement in Healthcare.

Timetable

Nominations are open now, so tell us who or what should be recognised by email or social media as described above.

Nominations will close on 31 December 2011.

Judging will take place in January 2012.

Winners will be announced in February 2012 edition of Healthcare Engagement Strategy, the e-journal for leaders in healthcare, which will be published in the first week of February, 2012.

View all the previous winners

2011 Healthcare Engagement Strategy Award Winners

2010 Healthcare Engagement Strategy Award Winners

Daniel Ghinn

Daniel Ghinn is Editor of Healthcare Engagement Strategy and CEO of Creation Healthcare, the online market research consultancy for healthcare. He is a prolific writer and speaker on emerging trends healthcare engagement in the digital age.