Paying tribute to the largest profession in the Springfield metro area, the Health Care Champions event evolved out of a partnership with the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce over the past four years. This year, SBJ will honor people in the following categories:
• Top Doctor
Honoring southwest Missouri doctors, this category includes doctors who care for us from head to toe – neurosurgeons to pediatrists.
This award honors registered nurses on the front lines in areas such as emergency room nurse, pediatrics, NICU, nurse anesthetists and nurse midwives.
This category honors those health care workers who elevate our natural abilities – therapists. Examples include speech, physical, occupational, psychological and vision.
Often behind the scenes, this categories honors the people who keep the hospital wheels in motion. Technicians such as lab, X-ray, patient care, clinical laboratory, medical records, pharmacy and EMTs.
These honorees may never touch a patient, but they make the patient experience better. Examples include marketing, operating, case managers, ancillary services, vice presidents and others.
• Provider of the Year
This award honors the top provider of care in the southwest Missouri region. This category can include hospitals, health systems, clinics, dentist and optometrist offices, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and private practices.
• Company Wellness Program of the Year
This award highlights a local business that has an outstanding corporate wellness program. This category honors a business or organization that promotes a culture of health for its employees.
Health Care Champions will be featured in a special publication and recognized in during an awards dinner.
Event Date: Nov. 14, 2019
Nomination deadline: Aug. 9, 2019. Nominate
If you want your seat or table near a specific honoree, please email Diana Weber at email@example.com. We may not be able to accommodate all requests.
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