Pitching is a compelling way to inform or persuade and it is part of our natural conversation, even though people may not think of it this way. We pitch our ideas to other people daily because your ideas have value and are worth developing.
2022 Virtual NursePitch™ - Open Now
Videos Accepted: April 8-May 31, 2022
Interested in Pitching? Here’s What to Expect:
This interactive event will feature nurses who want to share their creative solutions and innovations around: a medical device or technology; an organizational or process improvement; a care delivery model; a business, program, service; research; or an educational intervention.
Nurses will first pitch their ideas via video a 3-minute video.
- First place - $10,000
- Second place - $7,000
- Third place - $5,000
- Honorable mention - $2,500
Check out the blog on: How to Pitch: Leave Them Wanting More
The American Nurses Association and HIMSS are pleased to showcase NursePitch™. Together, we are working to support nurses who want to take their ideas to the next level through mentorship, prize money, business development, and/or investment.
Thank you to our sponsor Moxie Scrubs for their support of nursing innovation!
2022 Virtual NursePitch™ - Call For Video Submissions Open Now
Video Submission: April 8-May 31, 2022
Judging: June 3-22, 2022
2022 NursePitch™ at HIMSS 2022
Workshop & Scholarship Focus (March 2022)
In collaboration with the ANA (American Nurses Association), HIMSS is pleased to host the 2022 NursePitch™ Innovation Workshop and Scholarship. NursePitch™ is designed to increase the voice, opportunity, and visibility of the nursing audience in the digital health ecosystem by holding ‘nursing led’ & ‘nursing developed’ innovation. To support these efforts, the NursePitch™ Innovation Scholarship is available to full-time nurses or nursing student accredited graduate program related to the health information and technology field or nursing field.
This scholarship includes complimentary registration to HIMSS22 Global Conference and a monetary scholarship. To apply for this scholarship and additional information, click here.
2021 NursePitch™ winner:
BabyLiveAdvice is a telehealth enabled service that complements the care offered by obstetric and pediatric care providers. The company employs nurses, nurse practitioners, social workers, nutritionists, lactation consultants, and others to serve mothers and parents from preconception to early childhood using a telehealth platform connected to a robust electronic medical record system. A telemonitoring system embedded in patients’ charts measures weight, blood glucose, blood pressure, and more. BabyLiveAdvice staff monitor the health of mothers and their babies, support remote rural communities, and improve care access to the estimated 7 million birthing people who live in maternal deserts.
2020 NursePitch™ winner:
The average hospital spends about $10 million annually on supply chain waste and is the second leading cost in hospitals today. AMPAworks is a computer vision-enabled internet of Things (loT) system that keeps track of inventory in real-time. This suite of devices and software applications provides work-flow tasks, accounts for inventory used during patient-related tasks, and give feedback to team members, enabling healthcare organizations to promote safety, improve quality, and track inventory and supply chain.
2019 NursePitch™ winners:
Managing your cancer treatment can be overwhelming and costly. Helpsy Health is your virtual nurse and personal health navigator, providing over 20,000 treatment recommendations, and easily accessible from your mobile device. It can be customized to honor culture, language, and socioeconomic status. Information to guide you to community resources for emotional, financial, lifestyle, nutritional, fitness, and caregiver support is also available. Helpsy Health empowers you to take control of your health and begin living again. Read her blog – Calling All Nurses: Take a chance make a change
Prompted by the clinical urgency to improve dermatology education in the recognition and diagnosis of skin disease in all skin types, Instructional Dermatology Surface Models (IDSMs™)was created. These models are constructed of high-resolution digital photographs of skin disease printed on transparent, flexible plastic. The 2D and 3D models authentically replicate skin cancers and most other skin diseases, and can be placed on various skin surfaces (human or mannequin) regardless of texture, age, or skin color. Read their blog – Instructiderm™ Creates Skin Lesion Models for Learning