ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Salude, a healthcare provider that will redefine transitional care, has been named a finalist in four categories for the Healthcare Excellence Awards produced by the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce. The awards will be unveiled at the Dec. 4 ceremony at the Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta held from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
“Having opened Salude earlier this year with the assistance of the Gwinnett Chamber, we are humbled and honored to be named finalists in four categories,” said Salude CEO Dr. Alan Wang. “Providing the much-needed transitional recovery care for our patients has been a privilege, and we hope to become an even more valuable healthcare resource in the community in the future.”
With the Healthcare Excellence Awards, the Gwinnett Chamber pays tribute to those who are leading the way through innovation, patient and family care, philanthropic efforts and volunteerism. Designations in the following areas will be given: Community Leadership, Corporate Achievement, Executive Administrator, Healthcare Professional, Physician of the Year and Volunteer Service.
Salude was named a finalist in the following categories:
- Corporate Achievement – Salude
- Executive Administrator – Devangi Desai, LNHA, MBA/MHA – Salude
- Healthcare Professional – Vickie Braun, DOR – Aegis Therapies
- Physician of the Year – Specialist – Alan Wang, MD, SFHM, FACP – Salude
“Healthcare is essential to our community in many ways,” said Gwinnett Chamber President and CEO Dr. Dan Kaufman. “Not only does it affect every individual on a personal level, but it also is considered a strategic economic development tool for attracting companies to relocate to or expand and invest in Gwinnett County. Moreover, health care professionals and services comprise a significant part of our community’s economy, creating jobs and fueling our education sector as well.”
For more information regarding event registration or partnerships, please visit HealthcareExcellenceAwards.com or contact Programs & Events Manager Cally D’Angelo at 678.957.4958 or CDAngelo@GwinnettChamber.org.
About Salude (www.salude.com)
Salude is an upscale transitional care and rehabilitation facility focused on providing specialized short-term care in a state-of-the-art environment. Focusing on quality healthcare and the “Art of Recovery” to improve the healthcare experience, Salude delivers inpatient and outpatient services for those recovering from post-acute and post-surgical conditions including orthopedic, respiratory and cardiac, and other complex short-term rehabilitation needs. The facilities also will feature state-of-the-art therapy equipment, including HUR®, MoveoTM, BioStep® and ALterG® Anti-Gravity Treadmill® as part of its regimen of clinical care. Salude combines clinical excellence with beautiful surroundings and a customer-service approach as a way to ensure positive outcomes to help patients live healthy, productive lives.