Nathan Robeson working in the R&D lab at 2019 winner Illuminate HC headquarters.

The one-week extension for submissions to the 2021 McKnight’s Tech Awards competition ends at midnight today (June 1).

That means there’s still time to answer four questions about a praiseworthy program you’re using that could earn you and your staff national recognition. Winners will be announced Aug. 25 during the McKnight’s Tech Awards + Summit program, which includes a series of thought leadership webinars.

Now, however, is the time to check out the registration page (at and submit the description of your favorite program or system. There is no cost to enter so providers literally have nothing to lose. The contest honors providers for caregiving processes that improve residents’ lives through the use of low or high technology.

Gold, Silver and Bronze winners in each of 12 categories will be featured both online and in print in McKnight’s publications. This year, the competition is being jointly run by McKnight’s Long-Term Care News, McKnight’s Senior Living and McKnight’s Home Care.Past stories about winners and the event can be found by scrolling through the postings here.