LONDON, November 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier Supports Impactful Technology at HIMSS Europe 2016Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is proud to recognise organisations for outstanding achievements in the implementation and usage of health information and technology that truly improves patient care and safety, via the HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Award for Outstanding ICT Innovation. This award, announced at the HIMSS Europe Conference on 20 th November, recognises projects from across Europe that either harness the application of information within a healthcare setting, thus setting a new standard for patient management and care. Four organisations have been shortlisted for this award, including: Centro Hospitalar de São João, Portugal - the advanced analytics system, HVITAL ( Health Sur Veillance, Mon IToring and ALert) monitors and assesses clinical data from across hospital systems to automatically identify (and more importantly alert health professionals) patients at risk with regard to clinical deterioration and infection management. This allows health professionals to prioritise patient care and speed up the rate of intervention. Up to 30% of intensive care admissions are now predicted at least seven days in advance - allowing better management of valuable resources. Devon Partnership NHS Trust, UK - development of MyWard, a visual electronic whiteboard, the first in a mental health care setting on the UK. The aim of MyWard is to streamline patient management process, in order to reduce the administrative burden on staff as well as ensure clinical care is delivered in a timely manner and all information relating to patients is viewable, in real time, via one source.