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Medical News announces 2011 MediStar Awards finalists
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 8, 2011) The MediStar Awards, the region’s premier venue for recognizing excellence in the business of healthcare is celebrating its 5th anniversary. The MediStar Awards feature networking with more than 500 healthcare professionals and executives, a cocktail reception, and the presentation of eight awards to the “best of the best” in our region. The winners will be announced at the MediStar Awards on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at the Louisville Marriott Downtown.
The Hall Render Leadership in Healthcare Award
Presented to an individual or organization demonstrating outstanding leadership in the business of healthcare.
Sue Stout Tamme, Baptist Hospital East
Beth Monarch, Cardinal Hill Healthcare System
Diane Hague, Addiction Services, Seven Counties Services, Inc.
The Innovation Award
Presented to an individual or organization that has positively impacted healthcare delivery costs through the development, design or implementation of new technology.
Jane Hermes, Turbo Wheelchair Company, Inc. (Merlexi Craft)
University of Louisville Office of Technology Transfer
MedPro Safety Products, Inc.
The Seven Counties Services Healthcare Advocacy Award
Presented to an individual or organization that is an effective advocate at the local, state or national level concerning issues such as, but not limited to, access to care initiatives that support healthy lifestyles.
Baptist Health Network for Appriss Clinic
Kentucky Voices for Health
Elizabeth Doyle, M.D., Norton Physician Services, Norton Healthcare
The ARGI Financial Physician of the Year Award
Presented to a physician who has demonstrated outstanding leadership on a local, state or national level to improve accessibility, affordability and quality of healthcare in our region.
Joe Rotella, M.D., Hosparus
Kupper Wintergerst, M.D., Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes, University of Louisville
Patrick Murphy, M.D., University of Louisville
Michael Imburgia, M.D., FACC, Louisville Cardiology
The Consumer First Award
Presented to an individual or organization that has demonstrated the most “consumer friendly” program or facility.
Patient and Family Advisory Councils (PFACs), Norton Healthcare
Cancer and Restorative Exercise (CARE) Program, Baptist East/Milestone Wellness Center
Brain Injury University, Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital
James Graham Brown Cancer Center Mobile Mammography Unit
The A.O. Sullivan Award for Excellence in Education
Presented to an individual or organization that has developed and implemented programs which increase the level of knowledge, education, and career opportunity in healthcare.
Charles “Chipper” Griffith, M.D., MSPH, College of Medicine, UK Healthcare
Norton Healthcare’s Diversity & Inclusion Department
The Governor’s Dignity of Humanity Award
Presented to an individual or organization that through its mission and its actions has improved availability and/or access to healthcare services for our region’s under served or vulnerable populations.
Virginia Bradford RN, Kentucky African Americans Against Cancer (KAAAC)
Gordon Tobin, M.D., Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, University Surgical Associates
The Facility Design Award
Presented to an individual or organization that has designed, built or implemented the most innovative facility within the region.
The UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital
The Cardiovascular Innovation Institute
Please contact Sally McMahon at (502) 813-7403 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about each finalist. Please contact Jan Van Zant at (502) 813-7404 or email@example.com.
The 2011 MediStar Awards
Louisville Marriott Downtown
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
4:30 p.m. - registration and networking
5:00 p.m. - awards presentation
6:00 p.m. - cocktail reception
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