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Published on February 25, 2010

Overlake CEO Among Those Honored by Seattle Business Magazine


Seattle Business magazine honored health care institutions, leaders and professionals who make major contributions to health care in Washington state at its annual “Leaders in Health Care” event held on Thursday, February 25, at the Columbia Tower Club in Seattle. The event was keynoted by Dr. David Fleming, Director and Health Officer for Public Health-Seattle and King County.


Seattle Business is so proud to recognize these outstanding individuals and individuals who have done so much to improve the health of residents in this state,” said Leslie Helm, editor of Seattle Business.


The winners were:


  • Outstanding Health Care Executive–Puget Sound Region: John Long, President, MultiCare Good Samaritan and Craig Hendrickson, Overlake Hospital Medical Center

  • Outstanding Health Care Executive–Beyond Puget Sound: Thomas Fritz, CEO, Inland Northwest Health Services

  • Outstanding Health Care Professional: James Bergman, MD, Family Practice Physician, Group Health Cooperative

  • Outstanding Community Outreach: Teresita Batayola, CEO, International Community Health Services

  • Employer Achievement in Wellness Program: United General Hospital

  • Outstanding Achievement and Innovation in Life Sciences: Leroy Hood, MD, PhD, Institute for Systems Biology

  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Aubrey Davis, President emeritus, board member, Group Health Cooperative