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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (<<Date>>, 2014) <<Name>>, <<Title>>, <<Company/Organization>>, was named the <<Award Title>> of the Year in the eighth annual MediStar Awards at the Hyatt Regency Louisville on the evening of May 13. If your organization has more than one finalist…<<Number>> <<Company/Organization>>-related finalists were among 28 total for the eight awards presented. <<Name>> was presented with a one-of-a-kind pewter repoussé designed and created specifically for the MediStar Awards by Craig Kaviar of Kaviar Forge in Louisville, Ky.
The MediStar Awards are presented by IGE Media, publishers of Medical News and Medical News for You. IGE Media serves as the primary and trusted resource for people who work in healthcare and make healthcare decisions.
Ben Keeton, publisher of IGE Media said, “The MediStar Awards allow us to showcase the healthcare stars of our community. It is both gratifying and exciting, with each year’s event being more successful than the last."
Named for its underwriting sponsor, the <<Name of Award>> Award is presented to a <<description of award>>. descriptions are below <<Name>> received the award because of <<reasons>>.
Other recipients include:
The XLerateHealth Physician of the Year Award Presented to a physician who has shown outstanding leadership and vision and has contributed to their workplace leaving a lasting legacy.
Donald Miller, MD
James Graham Brown Cancer Center
The Hall Render Leadership in Healthcare Award Presented to a progressive and entrepreneurial individual who is not afraid to take risks and whose job performance is considered exemplary by providers, patients and peers.
Carol Steltenkamp, MD
The Innovation Award Presented to an organization that has developed a new procedure, device, service, program or treatment that improves the delivery of care.
UofL Institute of Molecular Cardiology
The Seven Counties Services Healthcare Advocacy Award Presented to an individual or organization that has worked to raise awareness of health challenges in our region and worked to affect change.
The Facility Design Award Presented to an architectural firm that demonstrated functional or innovative design in a new or renovated healthcare facility, which improves the delivery of care.
LMH ArchitectureNorton Women's and Kosair Children's Hospital
The BOK Financial Aging Care Award Presented to an organization that has advanced the level of care for the senior community through innovative methods resulting in reduced costs and improved quality of life.
The Middleton Reutlinger Nurse of the Year Award
Presented to a nurse who has gone above and beyond their normal responsibilities to improve best practices and contribute to patient education.
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.
Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services
Associate Education Programs
About the MediStar Awards
The MediStar Awards, the region’s premier venue for recognizing the best-of-the-best in the business of healthcare, features networking with more than 500 healthcare professionals and executives and a cocktail reception. Since 2007 the MediStar Awards have recognized excellence in the business of healthcare by honoring healthcare professionals for their achievements in advocacy, innovation, education, leadership, design, aging, as well as announcing the Physician and Nurse of the Year. More than 40 organizations and 64 individual nominees were represented in this year’s MediStar Awards.
For additional information about the awards, please visit the MediStar Awards web site at www.medistarawards.com.
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