The 2016 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards in Technology: Baylor Scott & White Health Wins Silver

The Baylor Scott & White Health Center for Learning Innovation and Practice, a leader in innovative health care learning technology, won a coveted Brandon Hall Group silver award for excellence in the Best Advance in Unique Learning Technology category. Baylor Scott & White Health’s win was announced on December 15, 2016. The winners are listed at

The CLIP team at Baylor Scott & White Health has developed a virtual Center for Learning Innovation and Practice (CLIP) to transform nursing care of geriatric patients by providing ongoing access to evidenced-based knowledge and practices through virtual & live educational activities/resources. The center is a catalyst to enhance knowledge and expertise development, not only at BSWH, but also sharing content with the larger professional community, including other hospitals/nursing schools; thus, ensuring that nurses/nursing assistants have competencies necessary to better care for & optimize outcomes for geriatric patients & their families.

CLIP is unique due to the fact that it offers several different forms of innovative learning strategies to perspective clients. The CLIP platform and virtual learning environment (VLE) offer technologies such as ibooks, mobile applications, online learning modules, and even a game to address clinical learning competencies.

“We congratulate our Technology Award winners, and also thank them for leading the way in designing and utilizing technologies that empower organizations to enhance – and in some cases transform – their organizations,” said Rachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer of Brandon Hall Group and head of the awards program. “Our research shows that Human Capital Management technology is a primary driver of innovation, and our award-winning organizations serve as models of success.”

A panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, and Brandon Hall Group senior analysts and executives evaluated the entries based upon the following criteria:

  • Product: What was the product’s breakthrough innovation?
  • Unique differentiators: What makes the product unique and how does it differ from any competing products?
  • Value proposition: What problem does the product solve and/or what need does this product address?
  • Measurable results: What are the benefits customers can expect to experience as a result of using this product?

Baylor Scott & White Health is honored to have received this award and will continue to develop innovative health care technology solutions to provide the best possible patient care.