Healthcare Management Prize: Winners 2013

1st Place:

The certification system of the German Cancer Society
Submitted by: The German Cancer Society (Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft DKG)

Since 2003 the German Cancer Society has audited and certified 840 German Cancer Centers using the certification system it developed. The centers evaluated have to prove in the course of annual audits that they meet the high professional and specialized requirements involved in cancer therapy and have established quality management systems. The audits attach particular importance to interdisciplinary collaboration, i.e. whether tumor conferences are held at regular intervals to discuss cases and specify treatments.

Certification of the German Cancer Society

2nd Place:

Telemedicine in the Euroregion POMERANIA e.V. (www.telepom.eu)
Submitted by: Pomerania e.V./Dimension Data Germany

As an association of 35 hospitals and healthcare service providers in Mecklenburg-Vorpomerania and Northwest Poland, “Telemedizin in der Euroregion POMERANIA e.V.” enables patients in thinly populated areas to be treated according to recognized treatment guidelines. More than 60 video conferencing systems and special software solutions bridge geographic distances according to the principle, “let data travel, not patients and doctors.” Telemedicine in the Euroregion POMERANIA e.V.

3rd Place:

Pediatric Hodgkin Network –
Therapy Optimization through efficient Image Data Management
Submitted by: University Hospital Leipzig

The “Pediatric Hodgkin Network” is a European wide image data network for the diagnosis and treatment of children with lymph node cancer. 136 hospitals were connected with a cloud server enabling physicians to upload image data through a secure internet channel. The network enables a central team of experts to evaluate the images in accordance with best practice quality standards.

Pediatric Hodgkin Network Therapy Optimization through efficient Image Data Management

Other Projects Submitted:

Other innovative projects entered for the Healthcare Management Prize 2013 can be viewed here (in German).


Picture Gallery: Innovation-Convention with the Awarding of the Healthcare Management Prize 2013

The applicants present their projects at the 2013 Innovations-Konvent in Berlin (page in German). High point of the one day symposium: The awarding of the Healthcare Management Prize 2013.



The 2013 Jury:

Members of the jury in 2013