Columbus CEOmagazine has extended the nomination period for the secondHealth Care Achievement Awards. Nominations may be submitted through Oct. 21.
Awards will be given in these eight categories--just click the link to access nomination forms:
Practitioner of the Year
Recognizes an individual (physician, nurse, physician's assistant, etc.) who provides outstanding care and/or advances the practice of medicine
Executive of the Year
Recognizes an individual who has had a positive impact through his or her outstanding efforts on the administrative side of health care
Recognizes an outstanding innovation in medical devices, pharmaceuticals or similar health-care initiatives that improve the practice of medicine and/or patient care. Open to individuals and organizations.
Recognizes an individual or organization who reaches out to underserved populations, educates, promotes or otherwise shows a dedication to improving the local health-care climate
Recognizes an outstanding achievement by an employer in establishing a wellness program for their own employees
Recognizes a longtime or retired health-care professional who has demonstrated exceptional leadership, knowledge, decision-making skills and commitment to his or her organization, patients and/or profession
Volunteer of the Year
Recognizes an individual of any age who has made a positive impact by devoting time, dollars or both to help local health-care organizations, patients and/or the community
Recognizes outstanding patient care, volunteerism or any facet where an individual or organization has risen above adversity or challenges to succeed-going above and beyond to make a meaningful impact on health care in the communityMAKING A NOMINATION
Last year's winners are not eligible, but 2013 finalists can be nominated again.
Nomination materials will be used by the editorial staff to compile stories on the winners and finalists. Winners and finalists may be asked to provide more information or photographs as part of the March 2014 issue.
All completed nomination forms must be received by Oct. 21.CHOOSING THE WINNERS
A special selection committee will review all nominations and choose a group of finalists and winners. Winners and finalists will be notified directly byColumbus CEOat the address and/or email provided on the nomination form.
In addition to appearing in the magazine's March 2014 issue, winners and finalists will be honored at a special event in early 2014. More details will be announced at a later date.