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Validation Institute Holds Virtual Health Value Awards, Celebrates Healthcare Champions and Vendors

Validation Institute Holds Virtual Health Value Awards, Celebrates Healthcare Champions and Vendors

Validation Institute Holds Virtual Health Value Awards, Celebrates Healthcare Champions and Vendors

Portsmouth, N.H. – March 30, 2020 – The Health Value Awards presented by Validation Institute was held virtually today and recognized healthcare leaders and innovative vendors across the country.   Now in its third year, the Health Value Awards continues to recognize outstanding services, products, and programs across 30+ categories spanning the healthcare industry.

“Now, more than ever, we are seeing the importance and strength and dedication of healthcare workers in our country.  While we were able to celebrate our finalists in person, we feel it was important to host this event virtually, celebrate these leaders and all they do for the industry,” said RD Whitney, CEO of Validation Institute.  

Health Value Award candidates complete a lengthy and rigorous application process, particularly those nominated in a peer review category who participate in an in-depth evaluation to ensure the accuracy of performance claims. This year’s winners are:

 

Non-Peer-Reviewed Award Winners

Healthcare Purchasing Collaborative

Healthcare Transformation Consortium

 

HRIS Technology Vendor

Medliminal

 

Large Group

Gold: Metro Nashville Public Schools

Silver: City of Austin, TX 

 

Marketing Company

Spire

 

Mid-sized Group

Gold (Tie): Carmel Clay Schools

Gold (Tie): AmeriBen/IEC Group

 

Spotlight

Gold: Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute

Silver (Tie): Alegeus

Silver (Tie): Health-E Commerce

Silver (Tie): Scripta Insights

Silver (Tie): youturn

 

Peer-Reviewed Award Winners

Alternative Reimbursement Vendors

Signify Health (formerly Remedy Partners)

 

Behavioral Health/EAP

MindSciences, Inc.

 

Bundled Surgery Providers

Gold: Midlands Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery

Silver: Texas Medical Management

 

Care Coordination

Apta Health

 

Diabetes Management

Gold: Virta Health

Silver: Abacus Health Solutions

Bronze: Tria Health 

 

Fertility Vendors

ARC Fertility

 

Maternity Management

Wildflower Health

 

Mindfulness Vendors

eMindful

 

Musculoskeletal Management

Gold: Virtual Physical Therapists

Silver: University of Texas at Austin – Musculoskeletal Institute

Bronze: Solveglobal

 

Obesity-related Solutions

Blossom Bariatrics

 

Pharmacy Benefits Management

Gold: Drexi

Silver: EmpiRx Health

 

Population Health Management

Gold: US HealthCenter

Silver: MedEncentive

 

Primary Care

Proactive MD

 

Specialty Imaging

Green Imaging

 

Telemedicine Vendors (Honorable Mention)

Suquino

 

Third-party Administrator

Nova Healthcare Administrators 

 

Transparency Tools

Gold: The Leapfrog Group

Silver: MMS Analytics d/b/a MyMedicalShopper

Bronze: freshbenies

 

Wellness Vendor

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

 

Honorary Award Recipients

Hall of Fame

Marty Makary, MD

 

Hall of Fame (Posthumous)

Clayton Christensen

 

Lifetime Achievement | Clinical Care

Keith Smith, MD,  Founder & CEO, Surgery Center of Oklahoma

 

Lifetime Achievement | Health Benefits Innovation

Dave Chase, Co-founder & CEO, Health Rosetta

 

Outstanding 2020 Benefits Advisor/Broker

Jeffrey Hogan, Northeast Regional Manager, Rogers Benefit Group

 

Outstanding 2020 Employer/Union Benefits Manager

Katie Archer, Director, Health and Welfare Plans Benefits Design, Planning, and Analysis, The Hartford

 

Outstanding 2020 Corporate Senior Leader, Health Benefits

Lisa Woods, Senior Director of Benefits, Walmart

 

About the Validation Institute:

Validation Institute is a membership organization made up of a network of healthcare vendors, health benefits advisors, and purchaser benefit managers focused on delivering better health value and stronger outcomes than conventional healthcare.  www.validationinstitute.com

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