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Third Annual Hawaii Healthcare Heroes is the only patient-nominated awards program in the nation.  Nominations are now being accepted for 2016 Hawaii Healthcare Heroes.

Five heroes will be selected from nominations statewide.

The deadline to submit nominations is June 27.

Healthcare Heroes are recognized at a gala dinner in October, have news profile stories about them on Hawaii News Now and receive recognition at the legislature.

Who can nominate?

Anyone who received care in Hawaii within the last 5 years can nominate (or the legal representative in the case of a child elder parent). If the patient is a minor, is deceased, or unable to speak for him/herself, a parent or person with a medical power of attorney may nominate on the patient’s behalf.

Who can be nominated?

Physicians, Physician Assistants

Nurses (LPN, RN, APRN)

Social Workers

Lab Techs

Dieticians

Physical Therapists

Pharmacists

Medical Equipment Providers

Mental Health/Substance Abuse Counselors

Paramedics

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs)

Also non-clinical healthcare professionals working at a care organization such as hospital or skilled nursing facility. For example:

Admissions Workers

Drivers

Housekeepers

Food Service Workers

Financial Office Workers

Nominate by June 27, 2016

533-HERO

HAH.org/heroes

Twitter - @HealthcareHAH

https://www.facebook.com/Healthcare-Association-of-Hawaii-167344499965837/?fref=photo

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