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UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence Award

Inspiring and Celebrating Healthcare Excellence

The UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence Award annually recognizes teams who collaborate across disciplines and transform healthcare delivery, and ultimately patient lives. Accepting applications for 2020 awards beginning August 1, 2019. the 2019 award recipients are outlined below.
 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
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2019 Univants of
Healthcare Excellence
Award Winners

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University of Dundee

INTELLIGENT LIVER FUNCTION TESTING (iLFT): A COST-EFFECTIVE WAY TO INCREASE EARLY DIAGNOSIS OF LIVER DISEASE

Find out how an integrated team maximized early detection of liver disease through intelligent liver function testing (iLFT) for cost-effective and enhanced quality of care, leading to:

  • Improved patient diagnosis
  • Increased clinician satisfaction
  • Optimized resources
  • Lowered healthcare costs
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    Ernst von Bergmann Hospital with the Dialysis Center Potsdam and the Diaverum Kidney Care Center MVZ Potsdam affiliated with Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg
    IMPROVED DIAGNOSTIC PATHWAY AND TREATMENT FOR HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY 

    Find out how an integrated team improved detection and treatment of hospitalized patients with acute kidney injury by the implementation of an optimized diagnostic pathway, leading to:

    • Improved patient wellness
    • Improved reputation and quality
    • Improved reimbursements 
    • Lowered healthcare costs
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      Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
      IMPROVING THE SAFETY OF MOTHERS AND BABIES USING ANGIOGENIC BIOMARKERS FOR PRE-ECLAMPSIA 

      Find out how an integrated team improved the safety of mothers and babies using angiogenic biomarkers for pre-eclampsia, leading to:

      • Improved patient safety
      • Increased clinician confidence
      • Reduced hospital admissions
      • Lowered healthcare costs
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        The data, information, inferences and conclusions shared within the award winning best practices posted on this website are provided using data from the award winning applications.  Neither Abbott nor the other partners of the UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence program contributed to these clinical care projects.

         




        Recognizing  DISTINCTION* and Achievement**

         

         

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        IMPROVING CLINICAL AND QUALITY OUTCOMES FOR PRENATAL CARE – A CLINICAL LABORATORY DRIVEN INITIATIVE*
        TriCore Reference Laboratories 

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        IMPROVING QUALITY, PATIENT CARE & EXPERIENCE, WHILE LOWERING COSTS THROUGH ENHANCED LABORATORY STEWARDSHIP*

        Cleveland Clinic

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        AVOIDING INSUFFICIENT THERAPIES AND OVERDOSING WITH CO-REPORTING eGFRS FOR PERSONALIZED DRUG THERAPY AND IMPROVED OUTCOMES*

        Marienhospital

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        OPTIMIZATION OF HEART FAILURE MANAGEMENT USING BIOMARKERS IN PATIENTS WITH LOW RISK FOR REHOSPITALIZATION*
        University Medical Center Groningen 

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        FH ALERT: IDENTIFICATION OF PATIENTS WITH FAMILIAL HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA (FH) BY USING THE EXPERTISE AND RESOURCES OF THE CLINICAL LABORATORY*
        SYNLAB Holding Deutschland GmbH 

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        MAXIMIZING PATIENT CARE AND REDUCING MORTALITY THROUGH EXPANDED INVESTMENTS IN LABORATORY MEDICINE INCLUDING A COMPREHENSIVE EXTERNAL QUALITY SYSTEM**

        Palestinian Medical Technology Association

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        INCREASED POPULATION ENGAGEMENT, ENHANCED PATIENT EXPERIENCE AND SAFE BLOOD DONATIONS THROUGH STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS AND TARGETED MEDIA CAMPAIGNS**

        Dubai Health Authority 

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        The data, information, inferences and conclusions shared within the award winning best practices posted on this website are provided using data from the award winning applications.  Neither Abbott nor the other partners of the UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence program contributed to these clinical care projects.

         

        Distinguished Program Partners

        Leading professional societies, institutions and associations across healthcare disciplines come together as program partners for this prestigious award.

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        The International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC) is advancing excellence in laboratory medicine for better healthcare worldwide.



        AACC is a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine.



        The European Health Management Association (EHMA) is a non-profit membership organization that focuses on enhancing the capacity and capability of health management to deliver high quality healthcare.



        Modern Healthcare is a leading source of healthcare business and policy news, research and information, reporting on important healthcare events and trends as they happen.



        HIMSS is a global advisor and thought leader supporting the transformation of health through the application of information and technology.



        NAHQ is the only organization dedicated to healthcare quality professionals and defines the standard of excellence for the profession.



        IHE is a trusted, independent, globally networked organization for high-quality research in health economics and health technology assessment to assist policy making and best medical practices.

        Defining Healthcare Excellence

         

        Unity

        Recognizing teams that UNITE across disciplines to achieve common goals.

         

        Avant-Garde

        Challenging traditional thought with AVANT-GARDE problem-solving and novel use of laboratory data.

         

        Measurable Success

        Achieving BETTER OUTCOMES for patients, clinicians, payors and entire heath systems.

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        Excellence Can Happen Anywhere


        This prestigious award is open to all healthcare teams and professionals, regardless of affiliation with Abbott. 

        YOU ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY IF:

         

        • You are part of an integrated clinical care team focused on advancing healthcare
        • Your team is comprised of members from at least three different disciplines across the care continuum, including laboratory diagnostics
        • Your project demonstrates measurable impact to each of the following stakeholders: patients, payors, clinicians, AND health systems/ administration
        • YOUR PROJECT CAPTURES METRICS RELATED TO ORGANIZATIONAL KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS (KPIs), AND AT LEAST ONE KPI IS MEASURED QUANTITATIVELY



        Does this sound like you and your team?

        If so, we want to hear from you. Submit your team's best practices by completing the online application, which will be available beginning August 1, 2019.

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        Beginning August 1, 2019, more details including a submission guide will be available after registration. Multiple teams can win each year.

        A Meaningful Honor with Extraordinary Benefits

        The UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence Award is an earned honor, assessed by world-renowned organizations, societies and leaders from across healthcare. winning teams receive local recognition and global amplification of their care story.

         

         

        Unifying Award and Prestigious Title

        All winning team members will receive a physical award Plus the Exclusive title "UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence Award Winner." This award honors teams working together in unity and achieving measurably better healthcare performance.



         

        Leadership Celebratory Event 

        All winning team members will be recognized formally for their care project and be honored during a celebratory event. Attendees at these events will consist of executive leadership from across the winning teams, program partners and Abbott.

         

         

         

        Spotlight in the U.S. Magazine Modern Healthcare 

        All winning teams will be featured in the popular U.S. healthcare industry magazine, Modern Healthcare. Winning teams may also be presented with opportunities to participate in events involving the media, think tanks and program partner networking. 

         

         

        Esteemed Speaking Opportunities

        Representatives from the winning teams will be invited to share their stories and best practices at leading Healthcare Excellence forums. additional opportunities for sharing case studies may be available during webinars and other symposia. 

             

                         

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