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UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence Award

The UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence award recognizes interdisciplinary care teams around the world who have achieved measurable, innovative impact within the healthcare system. The program’s greater mission is to inspire continued solutions within healthcare that will positively affect patients, clinicians, payors and health systems globally.

AACC’s partners in this program include Abbott, International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC), European Healthcare Management Association (EHMA), Modern Healthcare, Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS), National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) and the Institute for Health Economics (IHE).

Highlights from the program and more information on the recognized teams from 2021 can be found in the July 2022, September 2022, and November 2022 special supplements of Clinical Laboratory News.

2021 Winners

Global Winners

  • Sustained 97% Opt-out HIV testing in the Emergency Department: Getting to Zero AIDS
    Croydon University HospitalIan

  • Enhancing Personalized Care for Heart Failure Patients: A Risk-Scoring EMR Model
    Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital
  • Utilizing an Innovative Approach to Process Improvement in the Era of a Global Pandemic and the Great Resignation: Rapidly Improving Timeliness of Laboratory Test Results for Multidiciplinary Rounds in an Acute Care Setting
    Banner Health and Laboratory Sciences of Arizona

Recognition of Distinction

  • Preventing Cardiovascular Disease in a Large Client Population Through Proactive, Cost-Effective and Enhanced Identification of Cardiovascular Risk Using a Novel Laboratory Test
    Medcan Health Management Inc.

  • Addressing Covid Clinical and Translational Challenges Via Mulitdiscipline Integrated Diagnostics Networks
    UHCW NHS Trust and Warwick Medical School
  • Improving Morbidity and Mortality in Patients with Sepsis
    King Abdulaziz Medical City – Jeddah

Recognition of Achievement

  • Improved Patient Pathway for Diagnosis, Follow Up and Monitoring of Multiple Myeloma(MM); A Multi-Disciplinary Collaboration to Improve the Pathway from  the Initial Request to Long-Term Monitoring
    Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

  • Enhanced Discrimination of Myocardial Injury in a Pediatric Population Using Age-Specific Biomarker Reference Intervals
    Yantai Yuhuangding Hospital

  • Early Detection of Unsuspected Cardiovascular Risk in Asymptomatic Blood Donors
    UOC Medicina Trasfusionale AOOR Villa Sofia-Cervello

  • Renal Osteodystrophy Monitoring by Monthly PTH Determination  in Hemodialysis CKD-MBD Patients
    University Hospital Centre Zagreb & Polyclinic Avitum

  • Improving Cancer Patients Safety, Confidence and Clincal Care Through Screening Healthcare Workers for Neutralizing COVID-19 IgG Antibodies and Establishing a COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Bank at KHCC
    King Hussein Cancer Foundation and Center

  • Early Diagnosis of Acute Kidney Injury in Hospitalized Patients with Comorbidities
    Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Medical Research Institute

  • Optimizing the Care, Safety and Wellness of Patients with Known Diabetes Through Laboratory Medicine and a 5-Stage Multi-Disciplinary Clinical Care Pathway
    Zulekha Hospital Dubai

For more information visit https://www.univantshce.com/int/en/home.