IHA Awards Past Recipients
2015 Special Recognition Awards:
2015 Intelligent Health Global Thought Leader Award: Dr. Bill Crounse, Senior Director Worldwide Health for Microsoft Corporation
2015 Intelligent Health Ambassador Award: Dr. Kaveh Safavi, Managing Director for Accenture’s Global Healthcare Business2
2015 Grand Award: University of Chicago Medicine (UCM) for altering leadership behavior and improved patient satisfaction scores – Sue Murphy, RN, BSN, MS, executive director, Patient Experience and Engagement program, and Dr. Alison Tothy, associate chief medical officer for the program as well as a pediatrician at UCM.
2015 Improving Regulatory Compliance Award: UPMC Enterprises (Pittsburgh, PA) for a mobile solution for providers to communicate clinical information securely – Dr. Rasu Shrestha, chief innovation officer at UPMC and executive vice president, UPMC Enterprises.
2015 Improving the Patient Experience Award: Care and Safety for modernizing the collection of patient care to respond quickly and efficiently across the campus – Sue Murphy, RN, BSN, MS, executive director, Patient Experience and Engagement program, Dr. Alison Tothy, associate chief medical officer for the program as well as a pediatrician at UCM.
2015 Most Innovative Use Case Award: The University of Tennessee Medical Center (Knoxville, TN) for significantly increasing surgical supply availability by automating inventory and location data throughout the surgical suites – Becky Ashin, vice president of the Advanced Orthopaedic Center at the medical center.
2015 Most Innovative Use of Business Intelligence Award: Health First (Rockledge, FL) for combining four IT systems into one and automating process methodology, thus significantly reducing hospital readmissions and discovering significant cost savings – Karie Ryan, Health First’s chief of clinical informatics.
2015 Best Comprehensive Integration Award: Ochsner Health System (New Orleans, LA) for its electronic solution to support formulary maintenance in pharmaceutical delivery among its 13-site enterprise-wide system – Chris Entwisle, RPh, IT pharmacy manager; Ginger Schnell, pharmacy IT lead; and Ann Lockhart, clinical transformation and informatics.
2014 Special Recognition Awards:
2014 Education Award: Emily Jerry Foundation – Chris Jerry, Founder, Emily Jerry Foundation.
2014 C Suite Award: Philip Fasano, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Kaiser Permanente.
2014 Grand Award: Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota – Bobbie Carroll, RN, MHA, senior director of patient safety and clinical informatics, Sarah Giga, MS, manager, clinical systems integration.
2014 Improving Regulatory Compliance Award: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Conrad Emmerich, associate vice president for resource management and enterprise visibility, Beverly Essick, D.O.M. and director of clinical compliance and regulatory services, Mary Jagim, associate director, Office of Enterprise Visibility.
2014 Improving the Patient Experience: Care and Safety Award: Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota – Bobbie Carroll, senior director of patient safety and clinical informatics, Sarah Giga, MS, manager, clinical systems integration.
2014 Most Innovative Use Case Award: Mercy, Chesterfield, Missouri – Dr. Joseph P. Drozda, Jr., director of outcomes research.
2014 Most Innovative Use of Business Intelligence Award: Christiana Care Health System, Newark, Delaware – Leslie Mulshenock, director, Christians Care’s Heart and Vascular Interventional Services, Matthew P. Esham, the manager for the Heart and Vascular Information Technology Department.
2014 Most Innovative Use for Physical Security Award: Beaumont Health System of Royal Oak, Michigan – Carleen Penoza, director of infomatics.
2014 Best Comprehensive Integration Award: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, North Carolina – Conrad Emmerich, associate vice president for resource management and enterprise visibility.
2013 Grand Award: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs VISN 11 – Michael McDonald, Biomedical Engineering Point of Contact in VISN11 in Indianapolis, Indiana, Kimberly Brayley, Director, VA RTLS Project Office
2013 Improving Regulatory Compliance Award: US Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Integrated Service Network 11 (VISN 11) and Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System Sterile Processing Services (VAAAHS SPS) -VAAAHS SPS Chief, Robin McLeod and VISN 11 Biomedical Engineering Point of Contact, Michael McDonald (Indianapolis, IN).
2013 Most Innovative Use Case Award: Group Health Cooperative (Seattle, WA) – Donnell Coomes, Enterprise Project Management, Senior Project Director.
2013 Improving the Patient Experience: Care and Safety Award: Florida Hospital Celebration Health (Celebration, FL) – Ashley Simmons, Director, Performance Improvement Department.
2013 Best Comprehensive Integration Award: Oregon Health & Science University (Portland, OR) – Dennis Minsent, Director, Clinical Technology Services,; Angela Baltz, Clinical Engineer, Chris Coffman, Senior Applications Engineer, IT Healthcare Professional Services Applications.
2013 Finalists: Best Comprehensive Integration: Kaiser Permanente (Oakland, CA) – Scott C. Phillips is Principal, Wireless for Kaiser Permanente and St. Joseph’s Hospital (Atlanta, GA) – Lisa Stepps is Data Analyst for St. Joseph’s Hospital Atlanta.