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Please join us in celebrating YOU - our members, community partners, healthcare influencers and stakeholders

November 11, 2021

Duke Energy Convention Center, Downtown Cincinnati

After a challenging year, we invite you to a safe, in-person celebration

November 11, 2021

Duke Energy Convention Center, Downtown Cincinnati

Let's pay tribute to the work of those who keep us safe and healthy, and continue to INSPIRE the community

November 11, 2021

Duke Energy Convention Center, Downtown Cincinnati

Please join us in celebrating YOU - our members, community partners, healthcare influencers and stakeholders

November 11, 2021

Duke Energy Convention Center, Downtown Cincinnati

After a challenging year, we invite you to a safe, in-person celebration

November 11, 2021

Duke Energy Convention Center, Downtown Cincinnati

Let's pay tribute to the work of those who keep us safe and healthy, and continue to INSPIRE the community

November 11, 2021

Duke Energy Convention Center, Downtown Cincinnati

What is Inspire | Healthcare?

Greater Cincinnati is INSPIRING healthcare excellence. Inspire | Healthcare is the region’s premier awards event for recognizing our healthcare heroes who are making a difference. Now in its 6th year, the Inspire event serves to:

  • build awareness and showcase key programs, projects, and initiatives of THC member organizations;
  • recognize healthcare leadership and the top achievements from across the region;
  • support talented specialists developing new and innovative solutions to healthcare challenges;
  • attract attention of the wider public and magnify existing resources by promoting THC’s foundation/development goals;
  • deliver a high-quality networking and exposure event for the area’s healthcare heroes to connect and share ideas with leaders from every sector; and
  • offer sponsors the opportunity to support the healthcare community and gain exposure to regional decision-makers.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

To become a sponsor, please contact Shannan Schmitt at sschmitt@healthcollab.org.

 

Find out about combined sponsorship deals with HealthFORCE, our signature annual career expo for high school students. For more information about HealthFORCE, visit our Workforce Innovation website  HERE. 

 

 

Finalists will be announced August 12. All finalists will be required to attend the Inspire Finalist Breakfast on August 19 at the Metropolitan Club downtown for photos and video ahead of the Inspire event. CLICK HERE FOR AWARD CRITERIA & DESCRIPTIONS.

 

2021 Inspire | Healthcare Award Nominations

Nominations accepted July 1 through August 6, 2021
  • Please include first and last name, as well as title/role. Team nominations should include full names and titles for each individual team member.
  • If you are nominating a team with members located at different sites/organizations, please include the organization for each team member.
  • Please choose the award for which you would like your nominee to be considered.
  • Nominations must include a brief description of your nominee's work as it pertains to this award category, as well as a description of its impact in terms of measurable outcomes. (250-1000 word count)
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    On November 6, 2019, we recognized excellence in the Greater Cincinnati region in the areas of quality improvement, population health, healthcare technology, and diversity & inclusion in front of a sold-out crowd of over 400 in the Hilton Netherland Plaza’s Hall of Mirrors. Click here for the full press release and photo gallery of the evening, and visit our Facebook page for more photos.

     

    The following individuals and organizations were honored – click the blue links for more about each winner:

     

    The Inspire | Healthcare Champion Award is awarded to an organization or individual who has demonstrated collaboration, engagement, and innovation toward the mission of improving health and healthcare. This year’s winner, Dolores Lindsay, Founder, President and CEO of The HealthCare Connectionwas chosen for her long-standing commitment to providing quality care for all.

     

    The Diversity and Inclusion Award celebrates the individual or organization committed to inclusiveness and advocacy for under-represented and minority populations and for people of diverse cultures, backgrounds, and experiences in its overall policies, practices, and partnerships. This year’s winner, Juliann C. Parker, SOGI Project Manager at The Christ Hospital Health Network, was selected for her dedication and ongoing efforts to drive positive changes for the LGBTQ+ Community.

     

    The Gen-H Award recognizes an individual, team, or organization that has demonstrated progress on to create a region that is healthy by design. This year’s winner, Mercy Serves Program, a Partnership Between Mercy Health and AmeriCorps was selected for their creation of a unique partnership that combats stigma, and saves lives.

     

    The Healthcare Technology Award acknowledges the individual, team, or organization that has applied data, notification products, or business intelligence to create a solution to an ongoing challenge. This year’s winner, the TriHealth Corporate Health Team, was selected for its work in applying consumer science methodologies to increase healthy behaviors and outcomes.

     

    First presented in 2003 in memory of Dr. Richard Smith, a tireless leader and proponent of the safety of all patients, the Richard M. Smith Leadership in Quality Improvement Award is given to the individual or team that has gone above & beyond normal job expectations to identify an opportunity to improve patient care and safety. Brad Mathis, MD, CAUTI Project, UC Health was awarded this year for his patient outcomes and dedication to advancing the Quality Improvement process.

     

    Hoxworth Blood Center Annual Blood Drive Awards

    Each hospital who participates in the blood drive program is eligible to win. Nominations are not accepted as the winners are selected by Hoxworth based upon performance. This year, one organization received BOTH the Award of Distinction and the Most Improved Award.

     

    Hoxworth Award of Distinction – Each year, hospitals are assigned goals of blood units to collect. The Award of Distinction is given to the hospital that is most outstanding for blood collection efforts. Winner: TriHealth Corporate Office, Norwood

     

    Most Improved Award – The Most Improved Award is a simple comparison of which hospital improved most over its previous year’s blood collection effort. Winner: TriHealth Corporate Office, Norwood

     

    Hoxworth Blood Drive Coordinator of the Year – The Blood Drive Coordinator of the Year highlights the person (or team) that went above and beyond to help with their individual hospital’s blood drive campaign, demonstrating outstanding leadership in blood drive coordination. Winner: Carol Moorhead, System Blood Bank Manager, Inpatient and Outpatient Phlebotomy Manager, St. Elizabeth Healthcare (Covington, Edgewood, Florence, Ft. Thomas)

     

    Congratulations to all 2019 honorees! Watch for announcements coming soon about Inspire 2020 nominations opening in Q2.

    PROGRAM

    November 11, 2021

    (Details to come)

     

    LOCATION

    Duke Energy Convention Center

    525 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

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