As technology improves and Americans spend more on treatments to cure or prevent disease and injury, 2016 is likely to be a challenging year in health care. Doctors, nurses and clinicians are learning to work in new and innovative ways as consumers rely on video consults and their smartphones as diagnostic tools. The 18 honorees in Seattle Business magazine’s 2016 Leaders in Health Care Awards are up to the challenge. All are champions for change, compassionate visionaries who believe in better patient care.
Since joining The Polyclinic in 2001, Anita Geving has helped transform the company into the leading independent, multispecialty medical practice in the Puget Sound region. The clinic has grown from 83 physicians and 425 staff members in 2001 to more than 200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians today, along with 1,025 staff members. It provides care to more than 200,000 patients at 15 locations in and around Seattle.