Vienna, Virginia – 16 August, 2021 – MicroHealth LLC was named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the Health Technology Solution category, a Silver Stevie® Award in the Human Resources Department of the Year category, and a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Integration Solution category in The 18th Annual International Business Awards® today.
The International Business Awards are the world’s premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small – are eligible to submit nominations. The 2021 IBAs received entries from organizations in 63 nations and territories.
As the ongoing COVID-19 crisis will prevent winners from receiving their awards on stage during a traditional gala IBA banquet, winners will be celebrated instead during a virtual ceremony on Wednesday, 8 December.
More than 3,700 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Company of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Startup of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Executive of the Year, among others. This year’s competition also featured a number of categories to recognize organizations’ and individuals’ responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.
MicroHealth won gold in the Health Technology Solution category for its USCG Telehealth Project.
The USCG was seeking a state of the art telehealth capability to enhance the flexibility of USCG healthcare providers and increase access to care during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The primary objective was to quickly establish and implement a Telehealth solution to provide remote delivery of healthcare services via landline communication services, cellular service, and the Internet.
Judges said, “Great telehealth solution developed at Microhealth, LLC, Vienna, VA, – a video conferencing system that enables virtual, face-to-face meetings in real time between healthcare providers and their patients.” and, “Microhelth’s USCG telehealth solution will help the CG members have healthcare access from anywhere. I firmly believe it will save their precious time and improve safety protocols during the pandemic as they can access healthcare remotely through phone or the internet.”
MicroHealth won silver in the Human Resources Department of the Year category for its HR department.
MicroHealth’s Senior Director of Human Resources, Kumud Sharma, was a 2019 ABA and IBA Bronze winner for Human Resources Executive of the Year. Under her leadership, our Human Resources Department has blossomed into a powerhouse that balances the ever-changing dynamics of a rapidly growing company while also nurturing the corporate family culture that makes MicroHealth a wonderful workplace. We are exceptionally proud of our HR Department and know that every day they are serving our employees in the best ways possible. They always present a professional, competent, and friendly face to our most important asset – our people.
Judges said, “The achievements of Microhealth’s HR Department are very impressive and have, I am sure, contributed hugely to the company’s success. They have done a great deal to promote women in technology.” and, “Great culture/values, conducted great initiatives to promote efficient processes, increase employee engagement and provide great results!”
MicroHealth won bronze in the Health Technology Solution category for its Department of State TO5 Program.
DOS MED manages a worldwide healthcare program providing medical services for State Department and other US government employees and their families serving abroad at US diplomatic missions. Currently, MED clinicians use a mostly paper-based medical records process. Under TO5, MicroHealth is implementing the Allscripts Ambulatory Suite – a modular COTS Ambulatory EHR and a patient portal solution – at domestic DOS locations and Health Units (HUs) located at 207 US diplomatic missions in 170 countries worldwide.
Judges said, “Excellent submission, Microhealth provides its customers required services and product.” and, “Great Entry. It demonstrates the growth achievements of the organization. And the evidence shows a team dedicated to excellence. The road map and evidence provided by the organization help support their claims. The organization has provided their entry in a structured manner with all the achievements based on the year. Well done!”
Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 260 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process from June through early August.
“What we’ve seen in this year’s IBA nominations is that organizations around the world, in every sector, have continued to innovate and succeed, despite the setbacks, obstacles and tragedies of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,” said Stevie Awards president Maggie Gallagher. “All of this year’s Stevie Award winners are to be applauded for their persistence and their resilience. We look forward to celebrating their achievements with them during our 8 December virtual awards ceremony.”
Details about The International Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/IBA.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 nominations each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.