Marilyn Chow, RN, DNSc, FAAN, Kaiser Permanente's vice president for National Patient Care Services has been chosen for an HIT Men and Women Award, presented by Healthcare IT News. The award honors top leaders in healthcare information technology.
The nine honorees come from throughout the healthcare IT industry, and include policymakers, healthcare providers, technology vendors and healthcare payers. More than 1,000 of the publication's readers voted on the awards, with winners selected in three categories: Enhancing Patient Care through Health IT, Shapers and Influencers and Innovators. Chow was chosen in the Enhancing Patient Care category.
An awards ceremony will be held March 4 in New Orleans, as part of the HIMSS13 (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) annual conference and exhibition.