Three women executives at WESTMED Practice Partners were selected for the August 6-19 print issue of Crain’s New York Business’ inaugural “Notable Women in Health Care” that honors women in health care who have had a profound impact through their career achievements and community service. Those selected at Westmed are:
—Merin Joseph, chief information officer, WESTMED Practice Partners and Westmed Medical Group
—Vicki McKinney, chief operating officer, WESTMED Practice Partners
—Dr. Calie Santana, chief medical officer, WESTMED Practice Partners
“We are proud that three of our outstanding Westmed women are honorees in this first issue of Crain’s that celebrates and lauds “Notable Women in Health Care,” said Anthony Viceroy, CEO, Westmed Medical Group, and Dr. Arthur Forni, CEO, WESTMED Practice Partners. “They are an integral part of the success of the managed services organization that supports Westmed Medical Group, a nationally recognized, award-winning multi-specialty medical group in the Northeast.”
The Notable Women in Health Care honoree program garnered nominations across a spectrum of health care organizations, from hospitals and nonprofits to medical colleges and health care groups in the New York City metropolitan area. In order to qualify, nominees were required to be in the health care industry in the New York City metropolitan area, in either an administrative or a clinical role.
The finalists were selected by a Crain’s custom team including award-winning health care journalist Barbara Benson, based on a combination of professional achievements, community service, track record of mentoring others, and promotion of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
The complete list of honorees for “Notable Women in Health Care” can be found online, here.