BizTimes announces Health Care Heroes awards winners

Will be presented at Dec. 8 program

The Health Care Heroes Awards were held on December 11, 2015

Last updated on July 25th, 2019 at 03:20 pm

BizTimes Milwaukee announces the winners of its annual Health Care Heroes awards, which will be presented at a breakfast event on Thursday, Dec. 8, from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee. Melinda Davenport, co-anchor of WISN 12 News This Morning, will be the emcee for the event.

The annual BizTimes Media Health Care Heroes Awards salute the impact and accomplishments of people and organizations that are making a positive difference in the community on the front lines of health care.
The winners of the 2015 Health Care Heroes Awards.

The winners of the Health Care Heroes awards were selected by a panel of judges that included: Dr. Sarah Pratt; Phyllis King, vice provost of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Karen Ordinans, executive director of the Children’s Health Alliance of Wisconsin and Heidi Mayer, executive director of the Lutheran Home Foundation.

The 2016 Health Care Heroes awards winners, by category, are:

Advancements in Health Care: Honors a company or individual primarily responsible for a scientific or discovery or for the development of a new medical product or procedure.

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

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

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

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

First Responder: Honors a person who arrived on the scene of a healthcare emergency utilizing their training to treat and comfort the patient in need.

Health Care Staff: Honors an individual who has made a significant difference in the well-being of others.

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

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

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

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Andrew Weiland
Andrew Weiland is the editor of BizTimes Milwaukee. He joined BizTimes in 2003, serving as managing editor and real estate reporter for 11 years. A University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate, Weiland is a lifelong resident of the state. He lives in Muskego with his wife, Seng, and son, Zachary. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys coaching his son’s youth baseball and basketball teams.