IDG’s Computerworld Honors Program today announces INDEPENDENT LIVING SYSTEMS® as a 2013 Laureate. The annual award program honors visionary applications of information technology promoting positive social, economic and educational change.

Technology continues to play a pivotal role in transforming how business and society functions. For the past 25 years the Computerworld Honors Program has had the privilege of celebrating innovative IT achievements, said John Amato, vice president & publisher, Computerworld. Computerworld is honored to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of the 2013 class of Laureates and to share their work. These projects demonstrate how IT can advance organizations’ ability to compete, innovate, communicate and prosper.

Nestor Plana, President and Chief Executive Officer, Independent Living Systems, said, Our mission is to help people age gracefully and live productive lives in a home centered environment.  Using a proven set of best practices, our award winning ECare Central Application enables our care managers and other healthcare professionals to deliver quality outcomes with the highest level of member satisfaction and life fulfillment.

Independent Living Systems’ (ILS) unique care model integrates healthcare management, nutritional, post-acute and long-term care services in collaboration with managed care organizations, hospitals, and state and local government entities. Currently, ILS provides services nationwide to more than 2.5 million covered lives. ILS combines sophisticated care analytics, including self-reported and clinical data, to generate care plans, which teams of highly-trained nutritionists, nurses, caregivers, and other healthcare professionals utilize to coordinate care between health plans, hospitals, physicians and patients.

The Computerworld Honors Program awards will be presented at the Gala Evening and Awards Ceremony on June 3, 2013 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.