Honors and Awards

2020 Indiana Hospital Awards

John (Jack) Horner, President and CEO, Major Hospital in Shelbyville, IN was honored with the Distinguished Service Award by the Indiana Hospital Association (IHA). The IHA Distinguished Service Award recognizes outstanding personal achievement in support of the humanitarian and management goals of Indiana healthcare institutions. Horner was recognized for his many accomplishments in enhancing hospital services in Shelbyville, being a community leader in health care, and advancing the profession of hospital administration.

Edmund Abel, C.P.A., F.H.F.M.A, partner at Blue & Company in Indianapolis, was the recipient of the Award of Merit by IHA at its 2020 annual meeting which was held virtually on Thursday, October 29th. The IHA Award of Merit recognizes outstanding personal achievement in support of the humanitarian and management goals of Indiana health care institutions. Mr. Abel was recognized for his long-term work in promoting a strong health care system for Hoosiers.

Brad Smith, CEO at Rush Memorial Hospital, was named to the 2021 IHA Exec Committee, and will serve as IHA’s Chairman-Elect to the IHA Board of Directors. These hospital leaders provide their insight as IHA sets strategic priorities, plans its annual activities, and reviews membership requests.  

Indianapolis Coalition for Patient Safety – Patient Safety Hero Awards

The incident command team at Riverview Health was recognized for its outstanding performance in delivering patient safety and preparation for the COVID-19 pandemic.  Annually, the Coalition recognizes an individual or a group within each member hospital that has championed a specific patient safety project.

Read more.https://www.healthgrades.com/quality/outstanding-patient-experience-award-2020-recipients

2020 Indiana Hospital Association INspire Recognition

The Indiana Hospital Association recognizes hospitals for their dedication to improving the safe care and outcomes of moms and babies in Indiana. Five key areas were identified for 2020: infant safe sleep, breastfeeding, tobacco prevention and cessation, perinatal substance use, and AIM Patient Safety Bundle: Obstetric Hemorrhage. Goshen Health, Hancock Health, Hendricks Regional Health, Johnson Memorial Health, Major Health Partners, and Marion General Hospital received the INspire Hospital of Distinction recognition by meeting the criteria in four or five of the 2020 categories. Logansport Memorial Hospital, Margaret Mary Health, Riverview Health, and Witham Health Services received recognition in the Category of Excellence by meeting the criteria in one, two, or three of the categories.

Read more: https://www.ihaconnect.org/patientsafety/Initiatives/Pages/Reducing-Infant-Mortality-.aspx

Leapfrog A Score

Hancock Health, Marion General Hospital, and Major Health Partners received an A letter grade from Leapfrog for hospital safety. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is a public service provided by The Leapfrog Group, an independent nonprofit organization committed to driving quality, safety, and transparency in the U.S. health system.

Read more: https://www.hospitalsafetygrade.org/

2020 Indianapolis Monthly Top Docs

Four physicians at Hendricks Regional Health were recognized as Top Docs by Indianapolis Monthly. Drs. Michael Bode, Mark Booher, Monet Bowling, and Jason Cooper work tirelessly to ensure their community is well served.

Read more: https://www.indianapolismonthly.com/top-doctors

Best Maternity Hospitals 2021

Hancock Health was recognized by Newsweek as one of the best hospitals in America for maternity care. Newsweek partnered with The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit organization that reports on the safety and quality performance of U.S. health care facilities, to highlight the Best Maternity Hospitals in 2021. The facilities that made this list met Leapfrog’s high standards for safety and quality of the maternity care they provide.

Read more: https://www.newsweek.com/best-maternity-care-hospitals-2021