2010 Health Care Leadership Awards

2010 Health Care Leadership Awards

Arizona Business Magazine is pleased to present and honor some of the people who bring excellence to the Valley’s health care system with Health Care Leadership Awards.

The honorees and finalists for these awards have served for years to bring quality care to men, women and children across the Valley – from hospital managers and executives, institutional and educational programs, to insurance providers and the people at the front line.

Community Outreach

Honoree:

Crista Johnson, MD, FACOG Refugee Women’s Health Clinic

Finalists:

Lucy Ranus, RN, BSN
Program Coordinator, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center/Barrow Neurological Institute

Health Care Administrator

Honoree:

Kathleen Dowler, Community Integration, Catholic Healthcare West

Finalists:

Bryan Gibson, President of the South and Southwest Region for Southwest Ambulance/Rural Metro

Linda McCoy, Director of Pharmacy at Yavapai Regional Medical Center

Hospital and Medical Center

Honoree:

Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Western Regional Medical Center

Finalists:

Banner Simulation Medical Center

NextCare Urgent Care

Hospital Executive

Honoree:

Peter Fine, CEO, Banner Health

Finalist:

Laurie Eberst, President and CEO, Mercy Gilbert Medical Center

David Veillette, CEO, Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA)

Institution or Education

Honoree:

Medical Center Maricopa, Integrated Health System, Residency Training Programs Maricopa

Finalist:

Cigna Medical Group Chronic Health Improvement Program (CHIP)

Phoenix Children’s Hospital Graduate Advancement Program in Pediatrics (GAPP)

Insurance Executive

Honoree:

Robert Flores,President and CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

Finalist:

Robert Beauchamp, MD Senior Medical Director, UnitedHealthcare of Arizona

Robert Flores, Medical Director, Population Health Management at CIGNA HealthCare of Arizona

Nurse & Nursing Advocates

Honoree:

Kim Wilson

Finalist:

Linda Lindquist, RN Director of Critical Care Phoenix Baptist Hospital

Physician

Honoree:

Brian Tiffany, MD, Ph.D., FACEP

Finalist:

John Shufeldt, MD, JD, MBA, FACEP

Julianne Thompson, Medical Director

Researcher

Legislative Impact Award & Lifetime Achievement

Honorees:

Roy Ryals, Executive Director, Southwest Ambulance

Joseph Rodgers, PH.D.