The Winners: 2019 Leaders in Health Care Awards
Saluting the administrators, researchers and healers
February 28, 2019
Treva Lind and John Levesque
Each year, the Leaders in Health Care Awards honor a remarkable assortment of compassionate people doing heroic work in Washington state. Seattle Business magazine offers its heartiest congratulations and heartfelt gratitude to this years honorees.
Lifetime Achievement Award: Gary S. Kaplan, M.D.
Outstanding Medical Center Executive-Puget Sound Region: Paul Hayes, R.N., Brian Knowles
Outstanding Medical Center Executive-Outside Puget Sound Region: Mark Mantei, Russ Myers
Outstanding Medical Group Executive: Mitchell Garrison, M.D., Jeff Cohen
Outstanding Medical Director/Chief Medical Officer: Michael Anderson, M.D., David Knoepfler, M.D.
Achievement in Digital Health: TransformativeMed, Washington Health Alliance/Milliman MedInsight
Achievement in Community Outreach: Confluence Health, UW School of Medicine Pathway Programs
Achievement in Medical Research: Veena Shankaran, M.D., Jonathan Himmelfarb, M.D.
Achievement in Medical Technology: UW Medicine WISH, UW Medicine CREST, LumiThera
Innovation in Healthcare Delivery: UW Medicine Telehealth, CHI Franciscan Health Virtual Hospital
Washington Health Alliance Community Checkup Award: Washington Permanente Medical Group, Swedish Medical Group, Virginia Mason Medical Group, The Everett Clinic, UW Medicine/Valley Medical Center
Nancy Belcher CEO King County Medical Society
Rhonda Curry SVP membership and communications Washington State Hospital Association
Nancy Giunto executive director Washington Health Alliance
Jennifer Hanscom executive director/CEO Washington State Medical Association
Mary McWilliams former president/CEO Regence BlueShield
Carlos Pellegrini former chief medical officer UW Medicine
Peter Rutherford CEO Confluence Health
See the 2018 Leaders in Health Care winners here.