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Harborview Medical Center in Seattle Receives Prestigious $100,000 Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service
Date:1/10/2008

ly diverse immigrant population, or protection for children in their neighborhoods, Harborview brings healthcare services to the places where the need is the greatest and makes great strides to break down barriers in access to care."

2007 Finalists

The Foster G. McGaw Prize finalists were also recognized for their significant accomplishments in community service. Each received a $10,000 prize:

-- King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Ky., for ensuring access to

and delivery of quality healthcare in the medically underserved

Appalachian region.

-- Saint Joseph HealthCare in Lexington, Ky., for programs within central

and eastern Kentucky with a strong emphasis on the traditionally

underserved rural communities.

-- Riverside Health System in Newport News, Va., for programs throughout

eastern Virginia with a strong commitment to community service and

emphasis on human dignity and social justice.

About Harborview Medical Center

Founded in 1877, Harborview Medical Center is one of the region's most comprehensive healthcare facilities, providing high quality, technologically advanced care for everyone regardless of their ability to pay. Owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington, Harborview is the only Level I adult and pediatric trauma center and regional burn center serving the four-state region of Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho.

In addition to being a "safety net" hospital providing care to the underserved, Harborview is the hospital of choice for many privately insured patients seeking a variety of services, such as neurosurgery, reconstruction and rehabilitation, and orthopedics. For more information, visit http://www.harborview.org.

About The Foster G. McGaw Prize

The Foster G. McGaw Prize, first awarded in 1986, recognizes healthcare organizations th
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