Gilchrist was awarded the 2019 Health Care Hero Award for “Advancements and Innovation in Health Care” by The Daily Record.
The Health Care Hero award honors organizations and individuals who have made an impact on the quality of health care within our state. The winners were selected by The Daily Record and business and health care leaders. Gilchrist was recognized for its professional achievements, community involvement and inspiring change.
“This year’s Health Care Heroes work tirelessly to provide exceptional care to those in need. They dedicate themselves to making a positive impact on the lives of others,” said Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, publisher of The Daily Record. “We at The Daily Record are pleased to honor these organizations and individuals who are advancing medicine, patient care and treatment through creative ideas, innovative thinking and meeting the needs of the community.”
Gilchrist was nominated for its innovative patient care programs that address the unmet needs of the seriously ill in our community—such as home-based elder medical care for those who have difficulty traveling to doctors’ appointments. These programs not only meet the needs of patients in our community but also lead to significant savings for hospitals and the overall health system.
“We are honored to receive The Daily Record’s Health Care Heroes Award in recognition of Gilchrist’s innovations in patient care for people with serious illness,” said Cathy Hamel, president of Gilchrist. “This award is a validation of the impact of our work on the lives of patients in our community and on the overall quality of health care.”
The 2019 Health Care Heroes Awards will be presented June 27 at a breakfast starting at 7:30 a.m. at the Radisson Hotel Baltimore Downtown-Inner Harbor, 101 West Fayette Street in Baltimore. The event hashtag is #TDRawards.
Gilchrist, along with other winners, will be profiled in a special magazine that will be inserted into the June 28 issue of The Daily Record and will be available online at www.TheDailyRecord.com.
To learn more about Gilchrist and the services provided, visit gilchristcares.org.