Microsoft Health User’s Group 2011 Innovation Awards–Call for Entries

Bill Crounse 2007 05Over the past decade, it has been my pleasure to be associated with the Microsoft Health User's Group.  If your organization is a hospital, health system, clinic, group practice, public heath organization, or health plan and your organization is interested in Microsoft technology and solutions in the health industry, the Microsoft User’s Group is THE PLACE to network with peers, share ideas, and learn about innovative solutions and best practices in health and healthcare.

To reward and draw attention to the very best solutions and practices, we hold an annual contest.  So, here is your chance to shine among your peers and fellow industry enthusiasts.  Please read the information below and submit your solution for review.  Good luck!


Enter Today!

The Microsoft Health Users Group 2011 Innovation Awards submission site is now open

Click Here to Submit Entries

Deadline:  Friday, April 18th, 5:00 pm PST

The Microsoft Health Users Group 2011 Innovation Awards, now in its 14th year, is an opportunity to showcase how your organization and/or your customer’s organization, is using technology to enhance and transform the quality of patient care, reduce costs, streamline clinical and business processes, drive interoperability, improve productivity and workflow, and enable informed decisions.

Who Should Enter?

The award committee will accept nominations from any health related organization* worldwide, which has developed and implemented a solution independently or working with a technology solution partner, as long as the solution is based on the latest Microsoft technologies.

*Health organizations examples include: hospitals, health systems, clinics, group practices, public health organizations and health plans.

Why Should You Enter?  The recognition of course!

· Winners will be featured in promotional and marketing activities, such as a press release, web content, as well as possible media interviews.

· Winners will receive a “Winner” trophy.

· Winners will receive a marketing document on how to publicize the fact that the organization is a winner. Includes a “winner” specific logo to use for all your marketing materials.

Four Winners will be chosen from qualified submissions received.

Questions? Visit the awards website for complete details at  or contact Monika Skibeness at or 425-870-4880.


Bill Crounse, MD                                    Senior Director, Worldwide Health                        Microsoft

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