The World Changing Ideas Award recognizes best of social entrepreneurship, based on feasibility and the potential for impact.
Fast Company today announced the winners of its World Changing Ideas Awards, a prestigious awards program highlighting the most innovative ideas that make the world better. We are excited and honored to share that the DUO ECG + Digital Stethoscope was a finalist in the Health and Wellness category for providing healthcare systems an efficient and low-cost way to screen patients for heart disease.
Now in its third year, the Fast Company World Changing Ideas Award showcases 17 winners, more than 200 finalists, and more than 300 honorable mentions. A panel of eminent judges selected winners and finalists from a pool of more than 2,000 entries. Other honorees include Planned Parenthood and Work & Co’s sexual health chatbot for teens, and Aira for its special set of glasses for people who are blind or have low vision. The 2019 awards featured entries from across the globe, from New Zealand to Shanghai to Switzerland.
About the World Changing Ideas Awards
World Changing Ideas is one of Fast Company’s major annual awards programs and is focused on social good, seeking to elevate finished products and brave concepts that make the world better. A panel of judges from across sectors choose winners, finalists, and honorable mentions based on feasibility and the potential for impact. With a goal of awarding ingenuity and fostering innovation, Fast Company draws attention to ideas with great potential and helps them expand their reach to inspire more people to start working on solving the problems that affect us all.