SPIROS HATIRAS RECOGNIZED FOR DEMONSTRATING WHAT’S RIGHT IN HEALTH CARE®
Holyoke Medical Center is proud to announce President & CEO, Spiros Hatiras, has received the Huron | Studer Group 2020 Healthcare Hero Award. The award was presented during the 18th annual What’s Right in Health Care® conference, Aug. 11-12, 2020.
Don Dean, Managing Director and Leadership Advisor at Huron’s Studer Group business, nominated Hatiras for the award. The nomination was based on the quick response of Hatiras and the team at Holyoke Medical Center in supporting the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home. When the call for help came from the Executive Office of Health and Human Services, Holyoke Medical Center arranged to provide room and care to residents in a matter of hours.
“Spiros exemplifies what it means to be a healthcare hero,” said Debbie Ritchie, president of Huron’s Studer Group business. “He is a leader in the community and continues to improve the healthcare organization and the patient experience. I congratulate him on this well-deserved recognition.”
The What’s Right in Health Care® Hero Award honors individuals impacting the healthcare industry. Whether on the front lines or behind the scenes, these individuals are helping their organizations fulfill their mission and serving their communities. They live the values of their organizations and have significantly impacted results related to enhancing the patient experience, employee and physician engagement, improving the organization with innovative ideas, and providing outstanding service to improve the health within their communities. Individuals from across the industry were encouraged to nominate a peer or colleague at any level and in any department of their healthcare organization.
The recipients of the What’s Right in Health Care® Hero Award include:
- Madeline Bell, CEO, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Spiros Hatiras, CEO, Holyoke Medical Center, Holyoke, Massachusetts
- Amanda Kidd, CNO, Cornerstone Health Group, Dallas, Texas
- Erica Steed, Director of Patient Experience, Wellstar North Fulton Hospital, Roswell, Georgia
“These individuals are committed to transforming the healthcare industry and improving the patient experience,” said Ritchie. “They continue to position their organizations for performance excellence, and we congratulate them on this outstanding achievement.”