NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) today announced the winners of its annual gala awards for individuals who have made tremendous contributions to the world of health information technology and healthcare. The awards will be presented on the first night of the NYeC Digital Health Conference 2011 on Thursday, Dec. 1.
"We look forward to bringing together the many people leading the advancement of health IT in New York State," said Carol Raphael, Chair of NYeC's Board of Directors. "It's important work we are all involved in and we want to celebrate those innovators making the big strides that will improve healthcare for all New Yorkers."
The gala will be held on the waterfront in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood. Proceeds benefit technology-enabled healthcare transformation in New York. NYeC is committed to creating policies and infrastructure to promote better healthcare for all new Yorkers through the use of technology.
The event is hosted by the NYeC Board of Directors:
Carol Raphael – President and CEO, Visiting Nurse Service of New York (Chair)
Pam Brier – President and CEO, Maimonides Medical Center (Vice Chair)
Eugene Heslin, MD – President/Owner, Bridge Street Family Medicine (Treasurer)
Neil Calman, MD – President and CEO, Institute for Family Health (Secretary)
Michael C. Caldwell, MD, MPH – Commissioner, Dutchess County Department of Health
Jo-Ann Costantino – CEO, The Eddy
David H. Klein – CEO, The Lifetime Healthcare Companies
Arthur A. Levin – Director, Center for Medical Consumers
Ann F. Monroe – President, Community Health Foundation of Western and Central New York
Herbert Pardes, MD – Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees for New York Presbyterian Hospital
Amanda Parsons, MD – Deputy Commissioner for the Division of Health Care Access & Improvement, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Richard M. Peer, MD – Past President, Medical Society of the State of New York
Dan Porreca – Executive Director, HEALTHeLINK
Thomas P. Quinn – Senior VP for Health System Development, Upstate University Hospital; Past President and CEO, Community General Hospital
Lonny Reisman, MD – Chief Medical Officer, Aetna
Susan Stuard – Executive Director, THINC RHIO
James R. Tallon, Jr. – President, United Hospital Fund
Dennis Whalen – Executive Vice President, Healthcare Association of New York State
|SOURCE New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC)|
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