The Winners: 2019 Leaders in Health Care Awards

Saluting the administrators, researchers and healers
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  • Seattle's 2019 Leaders in Health Care Awards

This article appears in print in the March 2019 issue. Click here for a free subscription.

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 year’s honorees.

The 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

The Judges

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.

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