Health Care Achievers Sought

Staff Writer
Columbus CEO

Columbus C.E.O. magazine is proud to introduce the Health-Care Achievement Awards.

In the March 2013 issue, Columbus C.E.O. will recognize outstanding Central Ohio health-care professionals and organizations who are making a difference in the lives of their patients, colleagues and community.

Awards will be given in these eight categories:

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

R&D Initiative

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.

Community Partner

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

Wellness Program

Recognizes an outstanding achievement by an employer in establishing a wellness program for their own employees

Lifetime Achievement

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

Rising Above

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 community

Making a Nomination

To nominate a professional or organization you believe is deserving of this honor, fill out the online form. A nomination packet will be emailed to you.

All completed nomination forms must be received by Oct. 15.

Choosing the Winners

A special selection committee will review all nominations and choose a group of finalists and winners. They will be honored at a special Feb. 19, 2013 reception at the Columbus Museum of Art.