2017 Healthcare Heroes Awards
When Date has yet to be determined.
Finalists and winners will be honored in a supplement to the April 24 edition of Lehigh Valley Business
Description The 2017 Lehigh Valley Business Healthcare Heroes awards program honors individuals and organizations that are making a significant impact on the quality of health care in the Greater Lehigh Valley.
Nominations for the 2017 Healthcare Heroes are now closed Please check back in mid-February for a list of finalists.
CATEGORIES OF RECOGNITION
Dental Professional – honors an individual in oral health care field such as general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, Endodontist, Periodontist, hygienist whose performance is considered exemplary by patients and peers.
Education Hero – Honors any individual in health education making a difference in their community and in healthcare.
Health Care Professional of the Year - Other than a doctor or nurse, i.e. administrators, pharmacists, researchers, technicians, nutritionists, chiropractors etc
Nurse of the Year – Honors an individual from nursing whose job performance is considered exemplary by patients and peers.
Physical Therapist – Honors an individual Honors a physical therapist whose job performance is considered commendable by patients and colleagues.
Physician of the Year – Honors a physician whose job performance is considered exemplary by patients and peers.
Special Needs – honors an individual that works with patients requiring specialized care, including developmental disability, elder care, mental illness etc. whose performance is considered exemplary by patients and peers.
Volunteer of the Year – Honors an individual who contributes time or expertise to patients or healthcare issues and whose volunteer efforts have made a significant positive impact on the community.
Women’s Health and Wellness Hero – An individual that makes women’s health and wellness a top priority and whose services benefit women of all ages in our local communities. Examples include: OB/GYNs, imaging technicians, midwives, doulas, etc.
Workplace Wellness Hero – Honors a business for a company-wide wellness program, healthy work environment, ergonomics program, or other health-related activities benefiting employees.
Lifetime Achievement Award – honors an individual for the significant contribution they have made to the health care field during their career. May be a physician, nurse, therapist, administrator etc. There will only be one nomination selected in this category.
- Nominees must work in The Greater Lehigh Valley and organization nominees must have offices in the region (may be for profit or not for profit).
- Nominations may be self-nominated or nominated by another person.
- Nominees may only be nominated in one of the eleven categories; however, the judges reserve the right to move an entry to a different category at their discretion.
- Nominees cannot be a member of the judges’ panel or member of the judges’ immediate family.
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