The SEMG rewards projects that seek to improve the quality of life of women
The Spanish Society of General and Family Physicians (SEMG) has launched the `Innova in women’s health in healthcare models’ Awards, an initiative framed within the celebration of its XXIX National Congress of General and Family Medicine. The call for the already active contest is aimed at the participation …
The Spanish Society of General and Family Physicians (SEMG) has launched the `Innova in women’s health in healthcare models’ Awards, an initiative framed within the celebration of its XXIX National Congress of General and Family Medicine.
The call for the already active contest is aimed at the participation and implementation of innovation projects that contribute to a greater extent to improving the quality of life and health of women. The projects eligible for the awards are both those that have already been implemented and have healthcare experience, as well as initiatives that have not yet been put into practice.
In this way, the Spanish Society of General and Family Physicians intends with this contest contribute so that doctors with an innovative vocation, who have applied care formulas that have given good results, can share them with the scientific community. In the same way, the SEMG wants to stimulate the implementation of any project that seeks to improve the quality of life of women.
The already open contest ‘Innova in women’s health in healthcare models’ is intended for any doctor or service that provides healthcare to women and that carries out its activity in Spanish territory. Project participants may choose individually, or as part of a multidisciplinary team, in which the person in charge must be a Primary Care professional.
Professionals interested in winning one of the `Innova en salud de la mujer´ awards must register their project before April 10 on the website www.premiosinnovamujer.com. Subsequently, the six finalist projects will be selected (three for each category, awarding prizes to the winner and to the first and second finalists). The jury will be made up of the SEMG Scientific Committee, whose members will evaluate the projects in April based on the criteria established in the legal bases published on the web.
Social impact and continuity
Among the criteria that will be taken into account are, for example, that the projects represent a differential advantage with respect to the usual practice in a certain geographical area. In the case of the category of implemented projects, initiatives that have been completed or started up and that, in addition, have quantified final or partial results, will have preference. Those practices whose innovative and original character serve as an example and can be applied in other projects or by other health professionals will have more value. In the same way, its social impact and its continuity, the scientific-technical quality, the promotion of teamwork and multidisciplinary collaboration will be valued. “Good practice must demonstrate a positive and tangible impact on the quality of life of patients or relatives“, as stated in the contest rules.
The six finalist projects of this contest, which has the collaboration of the Italfarmaco Group, will develop a more extensive presentation and will upload it before May 20 to the project website to be viewed by the rest of the participants. Finally, the selection of the winners and the award ceremony will take place in June in Granada within the XXIX National Congress of General and Family Medicine. The six finalists will present their projects and later the scientific committee present at the meeting, together with the attendees, will vote live for their favorite projects. The awarded works will also form part of a publication that will be disseminated to the scientific community.