The Excellence Rankings celebrate the greatest achievements and innovations in the industry. The programme provides a platform to recognise the people and companies that are driving change.

Our programme is designed to highlight excellence within the sector by looking at a range of corporate activities including deals, business projects and company initiatives, both internal and in the community.

What is Research and Development (R&D)?

This category includes organisations that have demonstrated a commitment to the research and development of new products and/or new processes. This can include discovering or creating a unique material, transferring a research or technology development to practice, improving the performance of an existing product or creating a new simulation or design tools.

The category also includes companies that have made significant investments into their R&D processes.

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Themes

One notable trend in hospital management R&D has been the setting up of academic research centres by private healthcare providers. One example being Novartis’ launch of a virtual innovation hub in sub-Saharan Africa.

Digital management has been another focus for the industry with various digital platforms being developed focusing on aspects such as chronic illness management, cancer care and bettering practice experience for clinicians.

Patient monitoring R&D efforts have revolved around home monitoring, heart failure and high-risk disease prevention.

Ranking Categories

This category highlights hospital management companies that have established academic R&D centres during the research period.


This category includes hospital management companies that have developed digital management solutions during the research period.


This category consists of hospital management companies that have developed patient monitoring solutions during the research period.


This category comprises hospital management companies that have collaborated with other companies to improve the standard of patient care that they are delivering. This could include AI-aided R&D, operational collaborations and various types of technological partnerships.


This category highlights hospital management companies that have developed various treatments during the research period. This could include robotic solutions, drugs, or improvements made to existing therapies.