2014 Health Care Heroes
Indianapolis
                           Business Journal is pleased to present the 14th annual Health Care Heroes awards. Each year, IBJ solicits nominations from
                           the public in five categories. A committee of judges from all facets of health care picks three finalists, including a winner,
                           in each category. Fifth Third Bank Hall Render Medxcel


Community
                           Achievement in Health Care

Honors a company or organization that has successfully implemented a program that
addresses an acknowledged problem in health care administration or delivery.

WINNER

 

FINALIST

 

FINALIST

Daughters of Charity   Patient
                           Health Coaching, Franciscan Visiting Nurse Service   Timmy Global Health

Daughters of Charity

St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital

 

Patient Health Coaching, Franciscan Visiting Nurse Service

represented by Mike Puskarich


 

Timmy Global Health

represented by Matt MacGregor

         
Advancements in Health
                           Care

Honors a company or individual primarily responsible for a scientific discovery or for development
of a new procedure, device or service that can save lives or improve quality of life for a large number of people.

WINNER

 

FINALIST

 

FINALIST

Malaz A. Boustani, M.D., MPH   Indigo BioSystems'
                           ASCENT software   Susan Hickman, Ph.D. - Gerald
                           Walthall, M.D., FACS

Malaz A. Boustani, M.D., MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of the Innovation and Implementation Science Initiative, Indiana University School of Medicine

 

Indigo BioSystems'
ASCENT software

represented by Randy Julian

 

Susan Hickman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Nursing, Indiana University School of Nursing

Gerald Walthall, M.D., FACS

Medical Director of Palliative Medicine, Franciscan St. Francis Health

         
Physicians

Honors a physician whose performance on the job is considered exemplary by patients and peers.

WINNER

 

FINALIST

 

FINALIST

Elaine Cox, M.D.   Palmer MacKie, M.D.   Paul Winchester, M.D.

Elaine Cox, M.D.

Medical Director of Infection Prevention & Riley Safety Officer, Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health

 

Palmer MacKie, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine; Medical Director, Health Integrative Pain Program, Eskenazi Health

 

Paul Winchester, M.D.

Medical Director, Franciscan St. Francis Health Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine

         
Non-Physician

Honors an individual from nursing or allied health fields whose
performance in the delivery of care is considered exemplary by patients and peers.

WINNER

 

FINALIST

 

FINALIST

Chad Priest, RN, MSN, JD   Heike M. Minnich   Carl T. Sundberg, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Chad Priest, RN, MSN, JD

Assistant Dean for Operations and Community Partnerships, Indiana University School of Nursing

 

Heike M. Minnich

Co-director of International Adoption Program, Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health

 

Carl T. Sundberg,
Ph.D., BCBA-D

Chief Clinician & President, Behavior Analysis Center for Autism

         
Volunteer

Honors an individual who is not employed in health care but has
had a major impact in the delivery of care through volunteer work.

WINNER

 

FINALIST

 

FINALIST

David H. Kleiman   Jim England   Suzie Hedrick, RN

David H. Kleiman

Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP

 

Jim England

Indianapolis American Heart Association

 

Suzie Hedrick, RN

Pediatric Dialysis Unit, Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health

         
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