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Health Care Heroes

Health Care Heroes 2013

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Indianapolis Business Journal is pleased to present the 13th 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.

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

Midtown Community Mental Health,
represented by Margie Payne

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Finalists

Maternal Fetal and Neonatal Services, St.Vincent Women's Hospital,
represented by Beth McIntire

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IndyCARES,
represented by Dan O’Donnell, MD

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Adult & Child Center & WindRose Health Network

American Health Network

Autism Family Resource Center, Easter Seals Crossroads

Charis Center for Eating Disorders

Community Westview Hospital

Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman

Hospital Accountability Project, Citizens Action Education Fund

Indiana Medical Specialist Group

IndyCARES/Indianapolis EMS

Jane Pauley Community Health Center

Lawerence Towship School Partnership

MESH

Maternal Fetal and Neonatal Services, St.Vincent Women's Hospital

Midtown Community Mental Health

Regenstrief Institute

RepuCare

Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health

Ronald McDonald House of Indiana

Rural & Urban Access to Health Program at St.Vincent Health

St.Vincent Sports Performance

Southside OBGYN

Strategic Healthcare Group LLC

Trinity Free Clinic, Inc.

Urgent Care and Occupational Services at Indiana University Health

Advancements in Health Care

Top

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

Jim Pearson
Co-Founder, President and CEO, NICO Corporation

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Finalists

C. Max Schmidt, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS
Director of Pancreatic Cyst and Cancer Early Detection Center at Indiana University Health

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Michael Guzman, MD
Anesthesiologist, Medical Director, Community Surgery Center East

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Brad Bostic

hc1.com

David Flockhart, MD,PhD

Indiana University School of Medicine

Michael Guzman, MD

Community Surgery Center East

James Hermiller, MD

St.Vincent Heart Center of Indiana/Valve Center of Excellence

Steve Peabody

VoCare Inc.

Jim Pearson

NICO Corporation

C. Max Schmidt, MD

Pancreatic Cyst and Cancer Early Detection Center at IU Health

Substance Abuse Telehealth Program

Aspire Indiana, Inc.

Physician

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

Winner

David A. Josephson, MD
Founder, JWM Neurology

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Finalists

Kristina M. Box, MD, FACOG
Senior Partner, Community Physician Network, Clearvista Women's Care

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Malaz Boustani, MD
Medical Director of the Wishard Health Services Healthy Aging Brain Center

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Simon Abraham, MD

Children's Heart Center at St.Vincent

Malaz Boustani, MD

Wishard Health Services Healthy Aging Brain Center

Kristina M. Box, MD, FACOG

Community Physicians Network, Clearvista Women's Care

Larry Cripe, MD

Indiana University Health Simon Cancer Center

Michael Dugan, MD

Indiana Bone Marrow & Transplantation at St. Francis Beech Grove

Julia Foster, MD

Indiana University Health

Stanley S. Givens

Cancer Care Group

Irmina Gradus-Pizlo, MD

Indiana University Health

Timothy Hannon, MD

Strategic Healthcare Group LLC

Terry Horner, MD

Methodist Sports Medicine

Steven F. Isenberg, MD

Medals4Mettle/Steven F. Isenberg, MD Inc.

Valerie P. Jackson, MD

Indiana University School of Medicine

Marcia Johnson, MD

Hendricks Rheumatology

David A. Josephson, MD

JWM Neurology

Men-Jean Lee, MD

Indiana University School of Medicine

Anita Malone, MD

Indiana University Hospital

Andrew Riggs, MD

Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St.Vincent

R. Thomas (Tom) Schmidt, MD

The Breast Care Center of Indiana

Keeter Sechrist, MD

Dermatology, Inc.

Jerry Sheward, MD

Aspire Indiana, Inc.

Non-Physician

Top

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

Winner

Jean Hafley, LPN
Triage & Education Nurse, Heart Failure Care
Clinic, Indiana Heart Physicians at Franciscan Physician Network

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Finalists

Carl T. Sundberg, PhD, BCBA-D
Founder & Executive Director/President, Behavior Analysis Center for Autism

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Patricia D. Bledsoe, MEd, MSW, LCSW
Program Manager & Senior Affiliate Faculty of the Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics at Indiana University Health

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Mary Blanchet

Eastside Medical Center, Community Physician Network

Patricia D. Bledsoe

Indiana University Health

MaryEllen Frye

St.Vincent Hospital - Carmel

Jean Haflley, LPN

Indiana Heart Physicians at Franciscan Physicians Network

Heike Minich, PsyD

Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health

Amber Miller

Oliver Family Healthcare

Nancy Mayo Miller

Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana

Jackie Rowles

Meridian Health Group

Beth Scott

Indiana University Hospital

Betty Stilwell

Indiana University Health

Carl T. Sundberg, PhD, BCBA-D

Behavior Analysis Center for Autism

Patricia L. Tyree, RN, CSA

Caring Call Connection, Inc.

Tori Vieke

Indiana University Hospital

Volunteer

Top

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

Roberta L. Walton
St.Vincent Foundation

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Finalists

Judge Gerald S. Zore
Indiana Blood Center

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George J. Huntley
American Diabetes Association

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Charles M. Chamness

National Association for Mutual Insurance Companies

George Huntley

American Diabetes Association

Michael Lyons

Keller Williams Indy Metro North

Kevin Sliwa

MJ Isurance

Keeter Sechrist, MD

Dermatology, Inc.

Becky Lomax Sumner

Timmy Global Health

Roberta L. Walton

St.Vincent Foundation

Judge Gerald Zore

Indiana Blood Center

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