Nominees must be individuals with a genuine connection to the Greater Seattle Area (broadly construed as Western Washington) involved in health innovation. Nominees may be from care delivery, health and wellness, health IT, life sciences, etc. It is expected that the selected nominees are able to attend the award ceremony on Dec 9, if at all possible. The nomination form will be the primary source of data on each candidate.
Imagination: This category is to recognize individual achievement in conceiving new ways of solving problems in the health sector via new methods, ideas, products, services, or business models.
Customer-centered: This category is to recognize an individual who has demonstrated vision in moving beyond independent transactions to deep, long-term relationships by better understanding, anticipating, and fulfilling stated and latent customer needs.
Collaboration: This category is top recognize an individual who has put aside inter-organizational boundaries and recognized the importance of working with other innovators to solve health care problems.
Perseverance: This category is to recognize individual achievement in demonstrating perseverance and high quality effort over time.