Call for Submissions
HL7 FHIR DevDays Implementer Award

Deadline submission: June 1, 2024

Welcome to the HL7 FHIR DevDays Implementer Award

Celebrating innovation and impact in healthcare!

Are you part of or do you know of a groundbreaking healthcare application that leverages FHIR to transform the landscape of patient care? If so, we invite you to showcase your achievements and compete for the prestigious FHIR DevDays Implementer Award 2024! The winner will be announced on central stage at DevDays 2024.

About the Award

The FHIR DevDays Implementer Award recognizes outstanding applications that have successfully implemented FHIR and are making a substantial impact in production environments. This award aims to spotlight applications that contribute significantly to organizational goals and the improvement of patient care, the increased job satisfaction of doctors and nurses, or healthcare efficiency.

The winning project of the very first DevDays Implementer Award 2024 was (as decided by the audience) was Healthier SG (Singapore) by Synapxe.

Award Criteria

  1. User Impact:
    • Demonstrate the number of users impacted or utilizing your FHIR-enabled application.
    • Showcase the widespread adoption and positive user experiences that highlight the application’s influence in healthcare settings.
  2. Contribution to Organizational Goals:
    • Outline how the application aligns with and contributes to the broader goals of the organization.
    • Illustrate how the application enhances efficiency, collaboration, and overall effectiveness within the healthcare organization.
  3. Business Value:
    • Articulate the tangible business value generated by the FHIR-enabled application.
    • Provide evidence of cost savings, revenue generation, or improved operational outcomes resulting from the application’s implementation.
  4. Contribution to Better Care:
    • Explain how the application actively contributes to better patient care.
    • Share real-world examples and success stories that highlight the positive impact on patient outcomes, safety, and overall quality of care.
    • Indicate how the application decreases administrative burden from care providers and diminishes frustration with the provider.

Why Participate?

  • Recognition: Gain industry recognition for your team’s hard work and dedication to advancing healthcare through FHIR implementation.
  • Networking: Connect with like-minded professionals, industry leaders, and potential collaborators during the award ceremony and related events.
  • Showcase Innovation: Demonstrate your application’s innovation and impact to a global audience, fostering inspiration and collaboration within the healthcare community.

The winner goes home with a free ticket to DevDays 2025 in Amsterdam.

How to Apply?

Submit your application by June 9, 2024. Include comprehensive details addressing the award criteria, supporting documentation, and any relevant testimonials or success stories.

On June 10, the jury announces the top three proposals, who will be asked to present the proposal live (or virtual) with a 5-minute pitch during a plenary session at DevDays in Minneapolis. Attendees will vote for the winning pitch!

The FHIR DevDays Implementer Award is your opportunity to shine a spotlight on your FHIR-powered application’s success story. Join us in celebrating the achievements of those who are transforming healthcare through innovation and interoperability!

Embrace the future of healthcare. Apply for the FHIR DevDays Implementer Award today!

You can also nominate a project or application that you have not been involved in but about which you are knowledgeable.


June 9, 2024 – Deadline submission via the form below

June 10, 2024 – Announcement of three finalists from nominated submissions: prepare your 5-minute pitch for DevDays

June 10-13, 2024 – DevDays: pitches of the three submissions and announcement of winner


For inquiries, please contact Marita Mantle-Kloosterboer at