Health Value Awards Winners Announced

World Congress announces the 2018 Winners and Finalists at the 2018 Inaugural Health Value Awards Ceremony, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

BOSTON & WASHINGTON--()--The winners of the 2018 Health Value Awards in 11 categories were announced yesterday by the World Health Care Congress in the Thurgood Marshall Room of the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. See www.healthvalueawards.com. The awards presentation was hosted by Ian Morrison, Futurist and Author of: Future Tense: The Business Realities of the Next Ten Years, The Second Curve, Health Care in the New Millennium: Vision, Values and Leadership. A reception followed in the Atrium of the hotel. A glass flame award was presented to each winner and a stone crafted plaque was presented to each finalist. This year marked the Inaugural presentation of the awards, sponsored by World Congress, the Validation Institute and the Health Rosetta Institute. Silver, Gold and Diamond Winners were recognized, as well as, the finalists.

More than 350 nominees competed in the 2018 Health Value Awards to be the best and brightest applications to improve health outcomes, reduce costs and implement innovative health industry practices. The Health Value Awards Ceremony honored 47 finalists and 11 top Diamond winners in 11 categories. The ceremony will be broadcast, live, by American Medicine Today on ABC affiliates across the country and iHeart Radio in one month. The winners were:

Validated Categories

  • Third Party Administrators –
    Gold: Group Pension Administrators
    Diamond: Continental Benefits
  • Direct Care Provider -
    Silver: Health City Cayman Islands
    Gold: Integrated Musculoskeletal Care
    Diamond: Aravind Eye Hospitals
  • Product/Program Provider –
    Silver: Quantum Health
    Gold: Access HealthNet
    Diamond: Zero Card

Non-Validated Categories

  • Small Group Employers –
    Silver: Palmer Johnson Power Systems
    Gold: Redirect Health
    Diamond: The Phia Group, LLC
  • Mid-Sized Employers -
    Silver: Globaltranz Enterprises, Inc.
    Gold: City of Kirkland
    Diamond: CHG Healthcare
  • Large Employers –
    Silver: Rosen Hotels & Resorts
    Gold: Metro Nashville Public Schools
    Diamond: Intel Corp. HR Benefits Team
  • Outstanding Benefits Provider 2017 – 2018
    Silver: Adam Russo, The Phia Group, LLC
    Gold: Todd Bisping, Caterpillar, Inc.
    Diamond: David J. Hoke, Walmart
  • Outstanding Benefits Broker or Consultant Leadership –
    Silver: Scott Haas, USI Insurance Services
    Gold: Don Reiman, Echelon
    Diamond: Richard Sutton, RE Sutton & Associates, a Division of Brown & Brown Co.
  • Lifetime Achievement – Clinical Care-
    Silver: John Noseworthy, MD, Mayo Clinic
    Gold: Dr. David Shetty, Narayana Health/Health City Cayman Islands
    Diamond: John Wennberg, MD, Dartmouth Atlas
  • Lifetime Achievement – Health Benefits Innovation-
    Silver: Barbara Barrett, Langdale Industries
    Gold: David J. Hoke, Walmart
    Diamond: Harris Rosen, Rosen Hotels & Resorts
  • Lifetime Achievement – Public Leadership-
    Silver: Leah Binder, CEO, Leapfrog
    Gold: Dr. Devi Shetty, Narayana Health/Health City Cayman Islands
    Diamond: Harris Rosen, Rosen Hotels & Resorts

The Third Party Administrators, Direct Care Providers and Product/Program Providers were rigorously evaluated by the outside, independent, Validation Institute for data measurement, quality and completeness. Also, evaluated were health improvement, financial savings and correlation between interventions and health outcomes. The Honorary categories illuminated issues of national importance. The judges’ criteria for Validated and Non-Validated categories included a value proposition, longitudinal data to support better health outcomes at lower cost; performance metrics, credible methodology, purchaser testimonials, scalability, durability, disruptive approach and willingness to assume financial risk.

To see a list of the judges, see www.healthvalueawards.com.

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About World Health Care Congress

The Annual World Health Care Congress, organized by World Health Care Congress, will take place from April 29 to May 2, 2018 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, United States Of America. See www.worldhealthcarecongress.com. The conference focuses on critical challenges and opportunities including the impact of ACA implementation on health care businesses one year in, payer and provider consolidation, new approaches to value-based payment, and novel partnerships with the true potential to move the needle on care coordination and delivery.

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About Health Rosetta

Health Rosetta is the blueprint for high- performance health benefits. See https://healthrosetta.org/. It’s a practical approach built on what successful purchasers do. We drive its adoption by growing an emerging ecosystem. Think of us as the LEED ecosystem for investing in health benefits.

About the Validation Institute

The goal of Care Innovations™ Validation Institute's is to help organizations involved in population health — from Health Plans to Employers to Vendors — adhere to the highest standards of validity, allowing them to compete on the basis of integrity and performance. See https://www.validationinstitute.com/. The Validation Institute's Trusted Community is made up of companies that have had outcome claims and/or contractual language validated by one of our 3rd party, independent validators.

Contacts

World Congress (WC Research, Inc.)
Lynne Crowley, MHA, 781-939-2425
Health Value Awards Manager
Lynne.Crowley@worldcongress.com
www.healthvalueawards.com

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