Sharing the News of 2018 HIMSS Awards and Scholarships Recipients

All award and scholarship recipients will be recognized during the HIMSS Awards Gala on Thursday, March 8, during the 2018 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition from March 5-9 in Las Vegas

CHICAGO (January 19, 2018) – From outstanding service in health information and technology to ongoing leadership throughout a career, the HIMSS Awards and HIMSS Foundation Scholarships honor members whose achievements and dedication support healthcare transformation through information and technology.

HIMSS Joint Awards

ACCE-HIMSS Excellence in Clinical Engineering and Information Technology Synergies Award

Axel Wirth, CPHIMS, CISSP, HCISPP

 

CHIME-HIMSS John E. Gall, Jr. CIO of the Year Award

Randy McCleese, CHCIO, FCHIME, LCHIME, FHIMSS HIMSS-AMDIS

 

HIMSS-AMDIS Physician Executive Leader of the Year Award

Colin A. Banas, MD, MSHA

 

HIMSS-ANI Nursing Informatics Leadership Award

Catherine Ivory, PhD, RNC-OB, RN, BC, FAAN

 

SHS/HIMSS Excellence in Healthcare Management Engineering/Process Improvement Award

Kevin Nortrup, CPHIMS, CSEP

 

HIMSS Service Awards

HIMSS North America Board of Directors Service Award

Diane M. Carr, MA, FHIMSS

Patricia L. Hale, MD, PhD, FACP, FHIMSS

Beth Halley, RN, MBA, FHIMSS

Michael H. Zaroukian, MD, PhD, MACP, FHIMSS

 

Book of the Year Award

Susan T. Snedaker, MBA, CISM, CPHIMS, CHCIO

Leading Healthcare IT: Managing to Succeed

 

Distinguished Fellows Service Award

Liz Johnson, MS, FAAN, FCHIME, FHIMSS, CHCIO, RN-BC

 

HIMSS Early Careerists Service Award

Daniella Nelson, CMRP, PMP

 

Most Influential Women in Health IT Award

Ann O'Brien, RN, MSN, FHIMSS, CPHIMS

Jessica Kahn, MPH

Judy Murphy, RN, FACMI, FHIMSS, FAAN

Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono, MD, MBA, FACS

 

John A. Page Outstanding Service Award

David Kendrick, MD, MPH, FACP

 

Kate Granger Compassionate Care Award

Susan Murphy, RN, BSN, MS

 

HIMSS Chapter Awards

Chapter Leader of the Year Award

Chad Cothern, BSN, RN, CPHIMS, FHIMSS

 

Chapter of the Year Award

Large Chapter - Dallas/Fort Worth

Medium Chapter - Indiana

Small Chapter - Louisiana

 

2017 Chapter Advocate of the Year

Hank Fanberg, FHIMSS, Louisiana Chapter Advocacy Chair 

 

Board of Director Service Awards

Beth Halley, RN, MBA, FHIMSS

Diane M. Carr, MA, FHIMSS

Michael H. Zaroukian, MD, PhD, MACP, FHIMSS

Patricia L. Hale, MD, PhD, FACP, FHIMSS

 

HIMSS Member Awards

New Life Fellow Members

James R. Cramer, MSIA, CHCIO, LFHIMSS, LCHIME, FCHIME

Lawrence E. Dux, BSIE, MBA, CPHIMS, LFHIMSS

Nancy Grey Stetson, CPHIMS, LFHIMSS

John Hansmann, MSIE, LFHIMSS, DSHS

Cindy McKinney, MBA, PMP, LFHIMSS

Dennis Y. Sato, CPHIMS, LFHIMSS

Gregory Walton, CHCIO, LFHIMSS

Reza Ziaee, MA, MSE, MBB, PhD, LFHIMSS

 

HIMSS Foundation Scholarships

(read the full blog post about these award recipients here)

 

HIMSS Arizona Chapter Scholarship

Hiral Chetan Soni

 

HIMSS Foundation Scholarship – Undergraduate

Zainab Ali, CCA HIMSS

 

Foundation Scholarship – Master’s

Vijaya Priya, Rama Vijayasarathy

 

HIMSS Foundation Scholarship – PhD

Sharon J. Giarrizzo-Wilson, MS, RN-BC, CNOR

 

Richard P. Covert, PhD, LFHIMSS Scholarship for Management Systems

Sindy (Yin-Shun) Chiu, BSN, RN 

 

H. Stephen Lieber Innovator Scholarship

Aliesea Rae Smith, HIIM

 

HIMSS South Florida Chapter Scholarship

Krista Riveron, JD HIMSS

 

Virginia Chapter Scholarship

Christine Hou

 

Nicholas E. Davies Awards of Excellence

WESTERN U.S. REGION

Nicholas E. Davies Community Health Award

Lanai Community Health Center – Lanai, Hawaii (Improving Community Health Outcomes through Telehealth)

Petaluma Health Center – Sonoma County, California (Improve Health Outcomes with EHR Analytics)

Nicholas E. Davies Enterprise Award

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children’s Health – Palo Alto, California (Goal-Directed Care Guides Positive Patient Outcomes)

 

MIDWESTERN U.S. REGION

Nicholas E. Davies Ambulatory Award

Northern Ohio Medical Specialists – Sandusky, Ohio (Improve Quality Scores - Tap into the Value of Health IT)

Nicholas E. Davies Enterprise Award

Advocate Healthcare – Downers Grove, Illinois (Leveraging Health IT to Achieve Patient, Physician and Cost Benefits)

The Cleveland Clinic – Cleveland, Ohio (Maintaining Laser-Focus on Value of Patient Care #HITWorks)

Henry Ford Health System – Detroit, Michigan (Leveraging EMRs for Healthier Hearts)

Nebraska Medicine – Omaha, Nebraska (Maximizing Quality Measure Opportunities Maximizes Patient Outcomes)

 

SOUTHERN U.S. REGION

Nicholas E. Davies Enterprise Award

Lafayette General Health – Lafayette, Louisiana (Accelerating the Diagnostic Process with EHR System Alerts)

Memorial Hermann Health Systems – Houston, Texas (Utilizing Health Data to Provide Safer Patient Care)

Miami Children’s Health System – Miami, Florida (Reduce Blood Product & Transfusion Errors through Positive Patient Identification (PPID))

Novant Health – Charlotte, North Carolina (Improved Discharge Times Increase Patient Satisfaction)

Parkland Memorial Hospital – Dallas, Texas(Innovating Self-Care through Health Information and Technology Systems)

UT Southwestern Medical Center – Dallas, Texas (Building Data Warehouses: A 15-year Journey to Enterprise-wide Interoperability)

 

EASTERN U.S. REGION

Nicholas E. Davies Ambulatory Award

Kressly Pediatrics – Warrington, Pennsylvania (Prioritizing Wellness Visits in Pediatric Health Maintenance)

Nicholas E. Davies Community Health Award

Unity Health Care – Washington, DC (Identify Mental and Physical Health Issues in One Visit with Integrated EMR)

Nicholas E. Davies Enterprise Award

Children’s National Health System – Washington, DC (Improving the Lives of Children through the Use of Health IT)

Lehigh Valley Health Network – Allentown, Pennsylvania (Patient Portals Linked to Increase in Patient Engagement)

NYU Langone Health – New York, NY (Digital Registration Enhances Patient Care Experience)

 

 

About HIMSS

HIMSS is a global voice, advisor and thought leader of health transformation through health information and technology with a unique breadth and depth of expertise and capabilities to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of health, healthcare and care outcomes. HIMSS designs and leverages key data assets, predictive models and tools to advise global leaders, stakeholders and influencers of best practices in health information and technology, so they have the right information at the point of decision. HIMSS drives innovative, forward thinking around best uses of information and technology in support of better connected care, improved population health and low cost of care. HIMSS is a not-for-profit, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with additional offices in North America, Europe, United Kingdom and Asia.

 

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