Health Care

The Winners: 2018 Leaders in Health Care Awards

Heres to the professionals who treat us, comfort us and heal us.

By Teresa Kenney and Leslie Helm March 1, 2018


This article originally appeared in the March 2018 issue of Seattle magazine.

This article appears in print in the March 2018 issue. Click here for a free subscription.

As is the case every year, the nominees for Seattle Business magazines 2018 Leaders in Health Care Awards constitute a hall of heroes.

We honor them for their compassion, their expertise and their sheer genius in recognizing that health care, while often reduced to the status of political football, remains one of the noblest career paths a person could choose.

We offer our hearty congratulations and a heartfelt thank you to this years honorees!

Lifetime Achievement Award: Carlos A. Pellegrini, M.D., FACS

Outstanding Medical Group Executive: Timothy H. Dellit, M.D., Rebeka Couper-Noles, WHNP, RN

Outstanding Medical Director or Chief Medical Officer: Stephen Tarnoff, F. Marc Stewart

Outstanding Medical Center/Hospital Executive, Outside Puget Sound: Peter Rutherford, Eric Lewis

Outstanding Medical Center/Hospital Executive, Puget Sound Region: Darren Redick

Outstanding Medical Center/Hospital Executive, Puget Sound Region: J. Michael Marsh

Outstanding Medical Center/Hospital Executive, Puget Sound Region: Lisa Stubenrauch

Washington Health Alliance Patient Experience Award: EvergreenHealth, Astria Health Center, Familycare of Kent and Sequim Medical Associates

Achievement in Digital Health Care: KenSci, Medbridge

Achievement in Medical Technology: InDemand Interpreting

Innovation in Health Care Delivery: Vera Whole Health

Achievement in Community Outreach: North Valley Hospital District, EvergreenHealth

Achievement in Medical Research: Philip Greenberg, Mike Jensen

The Judges

Jennifer Hanscom executive director/CEO Washington State Medical Association
Nancy Giunto executive director Washington Health Alliance
Mary McWilliams former president/CEO Regence BlueShield
Roger Stark, M.D. health care policy analyst Washington Policy Center

See the 2017 Leaders in Health Care winners here.

For more on Seattle Business magazine events, including the full 2018 calendar, click here.

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