2018 APPLICATION FORM

Before you begin, please note:
- Only qualified entries will be considered to advance on as 2018 Finalists.
- Qualifications: All nominated Approaches, Devices, Diagnostics, Health IT, and/or Digital Health Technologies must have corporate headquarters based in California AND be out of Beta testing AND on the U.S. market, with all the necessary (FDA or other) approvals, if necessary, in order to substantiate that they are already reducing the cost of quality healthcare.  
- For questions 5 - 8, you will have an opportunity to provide us with additional supporting information about your innovation, so please stay within the max word count requested.
- This Form must be COMPLETED by 5:00 pm, Wednesday, October 17, 2018, to qualify.
- There is NO FEE to apply to participate in this event.
 
 
PDF: List of Past Winners and 2017 and 2016 Finalists

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* 1. What "Title/Name" would you like us to use when promoting your Innovation for this Awards Event? (e.g., The Care2000 Scanner, ABC's Blood Analyzer, Major Hospital's Interactive Online Patient Cardiac Monitoring Program)

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* 2. What CATEGORY is your Innovation in:

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* 3. When was your innovation first deployed, FDA approved, or certified for the U.S. market?

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* 4. Usage:
For Approaches/Devices/Diagnostics:
How many patients have been treated using it?

For Health IT or Digital Health Technologies:
How many users does it have?

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* 5. Please DESCRIBE THE PROBLEM your Innovation addresses. (Max 200 words - we'll only review/use the first 200 words)

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* 6. Please DESCRIBE HOW YOUR INNOVATION WORKS to address the problem. (Max 200 words - we'll only review/use the first 200 words)

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* 7. HOW DOES YOUR INNOVATION IMPROVE HEALTHCARE, preferably with QUANTIFIABLE CLINICAL RESULTS using this product/approach to date (e.g., results of clinical studies, etc.) (Max 200 words - we'll only review/use the first 200 words)

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* 8. HOW DOES THIS INNOVATION LOWER THE COST of providing quality healthcare (e.g., costs reduced, visits reduced, etc.) (Max 200 words - we'll only review/use the first 200 words)

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* 9. Acknowledgment and Consent to Mandatory Requirements for Participation in ABL's 2018 INNOVATIONS IN HEALTHCARE™ ABBY Awards Event.

I confirm that:
- As the Company's CEO/President or Division Head responsible for this Innovation, I have approved the content of this Application Form.
- I am also agreeing to personally present a 10-minute PowerPoint presentation that addresses the Problem, Solution, Quantifiable Results, and how it is Lowering the Cost of providing Quality Healthcare to the Awards Event Audience on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, in Long Beach, CA from 8:00 am to noon OR in San Francisco on December 12, 2018, from 8:00 to 11:30 am.

Please note, an answer of "No" will disqualify your organization as a 2018 Finalist.

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* 10. NOMINEE'S KEY SUPPORT TEAM MEMBERS FOR THIS NOMINATION APPLICATION PROCESS (e.g., Executive Assistant, Marketing Director, PR Director); if applicable:

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* 11. NOMINEE'S INFORMATION:

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