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HIMSS Joins Abbott to Launch the UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence Award

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HIMSS, together with leading global healthcare organizations, American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC), European Health Management Association (EHMA), Modern Healthcare, International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC), National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ), and the Institute for Health Economics (IHE) in partnership with Abbott, is part of the UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence Award initiative.

UNIVANTS, which stands for “unity” and “avant-garde” is a unique healthcare industry award that honours integrated multidisciplinary clinical care teams with innovative approaches to achieve measurably better healthcare performance for patients, clinicians, payers and healthcare institutions.

The founding partners invite teams to apply for the inaugural award who demonstrate:

  • Strength in Unity – teams working across disciplines to break down silos and develop care projects as collective and integrative teams
  • Avant Garde – implementation of ideas that are at the forefront of change and mobilizing insights from the clinical laboratory to transform healthcare delivery
  • Nurturing and Passion - cultivation of communities, passionate about integrated clinical care and enabling others to do the same

The awards are open to all healthcare professionals and teams and are being accepted through March 31, 2019.

For more information and to enter the 2019 UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence Awards, please visit UnivantsHCE.com.

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