WASHINGTON'S LEADING BUSINESS MAGAZINE

2013 Leaders in Health Care: Overview

Saluting 25 leading lights in Washington's health care industry.
Gianni Truzzi |   March 2013   |  FROM THE PRINT EDITION

Welcome to Seattle Business magazine’s fifth celebration of extraordinary achievement in health care. Since 2009, we have honored individuals and organizations for making heroic contributions to the well being of people the world over through enormous dedication, groundbreaking research and thoughtful stewardship. And each year we have been overwhelmed by their remarkable exploits. The 2013 Leaders in Health Care Awards honor an outstanding class of 25 in fields ranging from medical research and community outreach to health care practitioners and lifetime achievement. All of the recipients described on the following pages herald a health care system that prizes patient dignity, research integrity and community enrichment. We applaud their commitment as we champion their accomplishment.


LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
Winner: Margaret Stanley, Board Chair,Washington Health Benefit Exchange

HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER
Winner: Robert Thompson, M.D., Valley Medical Center/Renton RotaCare Clinic
Silver Award: Jane Dimer, M.D., Chief of Women’s Health, Group Health Cooperative
Silver Award: Anthony Back, M.D., Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

HEALTH CARE EXECUTIVE
Winner: Mark Secord, Executive Director/CEO, Neighborcare Health
Silver Award: Scott Bosch, President/CEO, Harrison Medical Center
Silver Award: Norm Hubbard, Chair, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

MEDICAL RESEARCH
Winner: Rainer Storb, M.D., Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Silver Award: William Catterall, M.D, UW Medicine
Silver Award: Paul O’Donnell, M.D., Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

INNOVATION IN MEDICAL DEVICES
Winner: Mobisante Inc.
Silver Award: Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation

Silver Award: Impel NeuroPharma

INNOVATION IN BIOPHARMACEUTICALS
Winner: Alder Biopharmaceuticals
Silver Award: OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals

Silver Award: Adaptive Biotechnologies Corporation

GLOBAL HEALTH ORGANIZATION
Winner: Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI)
Silver Award: SIGN Fracture Care International
Silver Award: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), University of Washington

COMMUNITY OUTREACH
Winner: Pioneer Square Clinic/Harborview Medical Center
Silver Award: YMCA of Greater Seattle
Silver Award: Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS)

WELLNESS PROGRAM
Winner: King County

Silver Award: Faculty & Staff Wellness Program, Western Washington University
Silver Award: Swedish Wellness Works, Swedish Medical Center


Judges for the 2013 Leaders in Health Care Awards

Leo Greenawalt, retired president, Washington State Hospital Association

Mary McWilliams, executive director, Puget Sound Health Alliance

Joseph Phillips, dean, Albers School of Business and Economics, Seattle University

Chris Rivera, president, Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association

Roger Stark, M.D., health care policy analyst, Washington Policy Center