2017 Heritage Provider Network Healthcare Innovation Awards Announces 25 Finalists

Heritage Provider Network & Crain’s New York Business, Custom Division, to Unveil This Year’s Winners at Celebratory Luncheon Honoring Healthcare Trailblazers in New York Metropolitan Area

NEW YORK--()--Heritage Provider Network (HPN), in partnership with Crain’s Custom Studio – a division of Crain’s New York Business – will honor the 25 finalists of the second Heritage Healthcare Innovation Awards on Monday, May 22nd, for transforming access to and quality of affordable healthcare in the New York metropolitan area.

The exclusive celebratory luncheon will unveil the five winners of this year’s awards: Heritage Innovation in Healthcare Delivery Award; Heritage Healthcare Leadership Award; Heritage Healthcare Organizational Leadership Award; Heritage Innovators in Healthcare Awards; and Heritage Research Investigators in Translational Medicine Award. The finalists include:

Heritage Innovation in Healthcare Delivery Award

  • Nora V. Bergasa, MD, MACP, FAASLD, AGAF, Professor of Medicine, New York Medical College; Chief of Medicine, NYC Health+Hospitals/Metropolitan
  • Manmeet Kaur, Executive Director and Founder, City Health Works
  • Timothy Peck, MD, Co-founder and CEO, Call9
  • Chris Norwood, Founder and Executive Director, Health People: Community Preventive Health Institute
  • Dr. Jeffrey Schor, Founder and co-CEO, PM Pediatrics
  • Steven Katz, Founder and co-CEO, PM Pediatrics

Heritage Healthcare Leadership Award

  • Joseph G. Conte, PhD, Executive Director, Staten Island Performing Provider System
  • Karen Ignagni, President and CEO, EmblemHealth
  • Paloma Izquierdo-Hernandez, President and CEO, Urban Health Plan
  • Anne Kauffman Nolon, MPH, President and CEO, HRHCare Community Health
  • Pablo Rubinstein, MD, Vice President and Program Director, National Cord Blood Program

Heritage Healthcare Organizational Leadership Award

  • Lindsay Farrell, President and CEO, Open Door Family Medical Centers
  • Christopher D. Hillyer, MD, President and CEO, New York Blood Center; Professor, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Feygele Jacobs, DrPH, President and CEO, RCHN Community Health Foundation
  • Daniel Reingold, President and CEO, RiverSpring Health
  • Steven Safyer, MD, President and CEO, Montefiore Medical Center

Heritage Innovators in Healthcare Award

  • Gil Addo, CEO and Co-founder, RubiconMD
  • Paul Coyne, DNP, APRN, President and Co-founder, Inspiren
  • Arun Gupta, CEO, Quartet
  • Michael Simmons, CEO and Founder, CredSimple
  • Wellth Team and Wellth CEO, Matthew Loper

Heritage Research Investigators in Translational Medicine Award

  • Carl Nathan, MD, R. A. Rees Pritchett Professor of Microbiology, Chairman, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Jeffrey V. Ravetch, MD, PhD, Theresa and Eugene M. Lang Professor, The Rockefeller University
  • Nina Tandon, CEO and Co-founder, Epibone, Inc.
  • Piraye Yurttas Beim, PhD, Founder and CEO, Celmatix
  • Timothy M. Wright, PhD, F. M. Kirby Chair of Orthopedic Biomechanics, Hospital for Special Surgery; Professor of Applied Biomechanics in Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College

The panel of judges includes:

  • Mitra Behroozi, Executive Director, 1199SEIU Benefit and Pension Funds
  • Stephen Berger, Chairman, Odyssey Partners
  • Jo Ivey Boufford, MD, President, The New York Academy of Medicine
  • Louise Cohen, CEO, Primary Care Development Corporation
  • Dr. Rosa M. Gil, DSW, President and CEO, Comunilife, Inc.
  • Maria Gotsch, President and CEO, Partnership Fund for New York City
  • Rainu Kaushal, MD, MPH, Professor and Chair, Healthcare Policy & Research Weill Cornell Medicine
  • Mary O’Neil Mundinger, DrPH, Edward M. Kennedy Professor of Health Policy, Dean Emeritus, Columbia University School of Nursing
  • Laurel Pickering, MPH, President and CEO, Northeast Business Group on Health
  • Michael Stocker, MD, Retired CEO, Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield; Former Board Chairman, New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation
  • Edgar Mandeville, MD, FACOG, Director, Department of OB/GYN, Harlem Hospital

The luncheon will be held on Monday, May 22nd, at 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM at The New York Athletic Club in New York City. For more information, please visit: www.crainsnewyork.com/heritage

BACKGROUND:

Heritage Provider Network

Heritage Provider Network, Inc. (HPN) is one of the most experienced physician organization leaders of accountable care and continuous value based healthcare delivery improvements. Developing and managing coordinated, patient-doctor centric, integrated health care systems that offers some of the strongest solutions for the future of health, care and cost in the United States. HPN and its affiliates operate in New York, California, Arizona and Missouri providing high quality, cost effective healthcare with over one million patient members and are dedicated to quality, affordable health care, and putting patients' wellness first. (www.heritageprovidernetwork.com)

Crain’s New York Business

Crain's New York Business provides news, information and connections on all facets of New York through the prism of business. Crain’s is the leading source of information on the New York economy, the companies and industries that operate here, and connections between government and industry. Crain’s publishes daily news coverage on crainsnewyork.com, weekly coverage in print, and two specialized online daily reports—Insider and Pulse—providing scoops and inside information on politics and health care. Readers come to Crain's for in-depth coverage of the many industries that make up the fabric of New York's business community.

Contacts

Marino
Jennifer Passaretti, 212-402-3492
JPassaretti@marinopr.com
or
HPN
Janet Janjigian, 310-466-0735
janjigianj@carmengroup.com

Release Summary

Heritage Provider Network & Crain’s New York Business, Custom Division, to Unveil This Year’s Winners at Celebratory Luncheon Honoring Healthcare Trailblazers in New York Metropolitan Area

Contacts

Marino
Jennifer Passaretti, 212-402-3492
JPassaretti@marinopr.com
or
HPN
Janet Janjigian, 310-466-0735
janjigianj@carmengroup.com