Spotlight on Excellence: The 2023 WEDI Awards
October 30, 2023
It's that time of year again, when we celebrate the brightest stars and unsung heroes in the realm of health care. The WEDI Awards, a revered tradition since 2001, shines a light on those who've made monumental contributions to our nation’s health care system. What sets these awards apart? Every nominee is recognized by their peers, adding a personal touch to the accolades.
Whether it's individuals who've paved the way for innovation, or organizations that have overcome challenges through creative solutions, the WEDI Awards acknowledge the best of the best. This year, the awards span several categories, each celebrating a unique facet of dedication:
- Health IT Champion – The Louis Sullivan Award: An ode to the visionary HHS Secretary Louis Sullivan, this award celebrates those who have propelled health care efficiency forward, aligning with WEDI's mission. National leaders, this one's for you!
- Leadership in Volunteerism - The Andrew Melczer Award: Commemorating Andrew Melczer's altruistic spirit, this award acknowledges those who have generously devoted their time to WEDI and health care IT on a broad scale. If you've worn many hats at WEDI, you might just be the perfect fit.
- Distinguished Service – The Steve Lazarus Award: A salute to the relentless Steve Lazarus, this award seeks individuals who've shown unparalleled dedication and leadership within WEDI's various initiatives.
- Innovation in Health IT Award: Championing innovation, this award applauds WEDI member organizations that have introduced groundbreaking solutions this past year.
- Excellence in Service Award: A nod to those tireless souls who have consistently supported WEDI's endeavors, enhancing its productivity and furthering its mission.
I urge you to reflect on the remarkable people and organizations in our midst. Recognize their hard work, dedication, and invaluable contributions by nominating them for a WEDI Award. Remember, it's our collective appreciation that makes these awards truly special.
For a walk down memory lane, visit the WEDI Hall of Fame to witness previous trailblazers.
Deadline: November 17th. Don't miss this chance to celebrate excellence!