National Healthcare Innovation and Productivity Medals 2017

Thank you for all your submissions. Submissions for the National Healthcare Innovation and Productivity Medals 2017 is now officially closed. We will inform you of the results by 1 November. We wish you all the best in your continuous efforts in driving innovation and productivity in your organisations.

Singapore’s healthcare system is transforming to better meet the needs of an ageing population and the increased prevalence of long-term complex health conditions.

Our Healthcare and Community Care institutions are determined to innovate and change to provide our population with better quality of life and health outcomes at a sustainable cost. Through care redesign, smart systems and technologies, and workforce redesign, we can better deliver value through innovation and productivity.

Organized by the Ministry of Health, the annual National Healthcare Innovation and Productivity (HIP) Medals provide an opportunity for Healthcare and Community Care institutions to acknowledge, showcase and celebrate excellence in healthcare innovation and productivity.

The National HIP Medals 2017 will be held on 8 November 2017 at the opening ceremony of FutureHealth 2017, an international conference organized by Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine), Centre for Healthcare Innovation (CHI) and NTU Institute for Health Technologies (NTU HealthTech).

The National HIP Medals are sponsored by the Ng Teng Fong Healthcare Innovation Programme (NTF HIP)1 managed by the Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) Community Fund and CHI. The NTF HIP aims to drive healthcare innovation to benefit and enhance the health of patients and population through the sponsorship of innovation projects, training and development, and community enabling programmes.

The Medals recognise teams who achieve excellence in 3 award categories:

  1. Care Redesign
  2. Automation, IT and Robotics Innovation
  3. Workforce Transformation

For each of the team award categories, there will be two Best Practice Medals with awards of S$1,000 each.

There will also be an overall Excellence Champion Medal with an award of S$2,000 for a project that has demonstrated exceptional innovation and productivity in more than one award category.

There will be seven winners in total. The selection committee reserves the right to award all or selective Medals.

The deadline for submissions is 30 June 2017.

Please click here for Medals information and application guidelines.

Please click here to download the submission template.

If you have any queries, please contact NHIP@futurehealth.sg

1The Ng Teng Fong Healthcare Innovation Programme (NTF HIP) was set up through a donation from the family of the late Mr Ng Teng Fong to TTSH Community Fund. The programme aims to drive innovation in healthcare, to benefit and enhance the health of our patients and the population we serve.