IHA Update

IHA Awarding Excellence: Call for Nominations

At IHA, we are honored to work on behalf of our members whose efforts continue to evolve the Hoosier health care landscape. In order to highlight their achievements, each year IHA honors several of the most remarkable individuals in our state’s health care industry. We are pleased to announce the 2017 Awarding Excellence Program and hope that you will take the next step by nominating an individual who embodies the characteristics outlined within the award criteria below. Nomination forms can be found in the Awards and Recognition section of IHAconnect.org.

  • Administrative Professional Excellence Award: Outstanding personal achievement in support of the humanitarian and management goals of health care institutions. Nomination Deadline: February 17
  • Patient Safety Award for Service & Leadership: Shows exemplary service and has gone above and beyond to improve patient safety within his or her organization. Nomination Deadline: March 31
  • Patient Safety Award for Innovation: An individual, group or program that has developed innovative ways to improve or encourage patient safety within its organization. Nomination Deadline: March 31
  • Indiana Caregiver of the Year Award: Honors an individual whose performance in the delivery of care is considered exemplary by patients and peers. Nomination Deadline: June 30
  • Award of Merit: An individual (not a CEO) who has made a noteworthy contribution to the health care field. Nomination Deadline: June 30
  • Distinguished Service Award: An Indiana executive who has made outstanding contributions to his or her organization and the health care profession. Nomination Deadline: June 30

2017 Event Calendar

Jan. 10
Management Institute, IUPUI Campus

April 28
Administrative Professionals Conference, The Alexander, Indianapolis

June 6
Patient Safety Summit, 502 East Event Centre, Carmel

July 11
Management Institute, IUPUI Campus

Aug. 24-25
Healthcare Strategic Communications Summit, The Reserve at Hamilton Trace, Fishers

Nov. 1-2
Annual Membership Meeting, The Westin Indianapolis

Join Us at the 10th Annual Stella Scholarship Golf Outing

Registration is now open for the 10th annual Stella Scholarship Golf Outing. Join us at the beautiful Martinsville Golf Club on May 18 at 11 a.m. for an afternoon of golf and giving back. Proceeds from the outing benefit the Stella Scholarship Fund, which awards $20,000 to a Master of Health Administration student at Indiana University. Whether you would like to gather a foursome and play in the event, make a donation to the Stella Scholarship Fund or sponsor a hole, you will be able to do so during the online registration process. On behalf of IHA and past scholarship recipients, thank you for your ongoing support of this great cause. Gather your teams and register today! Register online at regonline.com/IHA17stellagolf.

IHA Introduces Melissa Vise as Accounting Assistant

Melissa Vise has joined the IHA team as the new accounting assistant. In her role, Melissa will be responsible for accounts payable and receivables and provide support for the Council on Finance, Council on Workforce Development and Council on Information Management. Melissa will be taking on the finance role that Melissa Long worked in for the past 20 years. Contact Melissa at mvise@IHAconnect.org or 317-423-7731.