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Health Care Heroes

The Health Care Heroes awards, presented by BizTimes Milwaukee, salute the accomplishments of people and organizations making a positive difference on the front lines of health care.

Join us as we salute excellence, encourage innovation and recognize these deserving heroes!

Award Winners

A breakfast awards program was held in their honor on December 11th, 2015.

2015 Health Care Heroes Winners:

Behavioral Health: Honors an individual or an organization for their leadership, commitment and care on behavioral health issues.

John Chianelli, Executive director, Whole Health Clinical Group

Dr. Michael Miller, Medical director, Herrington Recovery Center

Mary Neubauer, Certified peer specialist, Community Advocates

Community Service: Honors an individual or an organization for leadership in focusing on solving a particular health care issue.

Mark Lyday, Director of child advocacy and protective service, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

Robert Ramerez, Manager of community services, Columbia St. Mary’s

Jim Strachota, Executive director, Albrecht Free Clinic

Corporate Achievement in Health Care: Honors a company or organization that has successfully implemented an innovative health care product, process or service.

Columbia St. Mary’s

Medical College of Wisconsin

Executive Leadership: Honors a senior-level individual who demonstrates strong skills in leading their organization in quality care, collaboration and financial management.

Larry Schreiber, President, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Wisconsin

Nurse: Honors an individual from the nursing field whose performance on the job is considered exemplary by patients, peers and physicians.

Elizabeth Krzywda, APNP, Medical College of Wisconsin Dept. of Surgical Oncology

Alexa Mattes, RN, Madison Medical Affiliates

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

Doug Evans, Chairman, Dept. of Surgery and pancreatic cancer surgeon, Medical College of Wisconsin

Pamela Wilson, Medical director, Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers

Volunteer: Honors an individual who has done volunteer work for the good of one or more people or the entire community.

Mike and Mary Altschaefl, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

Maggy Schultz, Froedtert MCW We Care Committee

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Event Details

  • Friday, December 11, 2015
  • 7:30-9:30 AM
  • Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

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