NIHCM Foundation Health Care Digital Media Award 2023 ($20,000 prize)

NIHCM Foundation Health Care Digital Media Award 2023 ($20,000 prize)

Deadline: January 31, 2023

Applications are open for the NIHCM Foundation Health Care Digital Media Award 2023. The NIHCM Foundation Health Care Digital Media Award recognizes excellence in digital media that improves understanding of health care topics through analysis grounded in empirical evidence.

The NIHCM Awards recognize the tremendous contributions of researchers and journalists who brought to light new evidence that advances the health system and the health of Americans.

Prize

  • A $20,000 prize will be presented to the winner.

Eligibility

  • Entries must originally have been published in 2022.
  • Entry is limited to articles featuring digital content produced specifically for an online audience, which may include video, graphics and/or multimedia.
  • Entries should not be largely the same as stories that ran in print publications or that were broadcast on television or radio.
  • Entries must examine issues related to health or the health care system.
  • Entries that express policy preferences will be considered only if supported with citation of empirical evidence.
  • Entries will be accepted from news sites, independent blogs, newspapers or journals, and blogs associated with universities or other organizations.

Selection Criteria

  • Influential in terms of sparking policy change, broadly informing the public and/or stimulating conversation on timely issues
  • Effective use of the unique powers and attributes of digital media
  • The digital content should be the focus of the story and the central storytelling tool
  • Logical, clear and insightful analysis
  • Uses credible evidence to substantiate ideas

Application

  • An entry can be a series of posts as long as the posts are: linked by topic or produced by the same author or by a collaborative team of authors
  • An entry can be a series of posts as long as the posts are linked by topic and the articles can be recognized as a series

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