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December 7, 2016

MAC Bioscience and Health IT Leadership Council Announces 2016 Phoenix Award Recipients

ATLANTA – December 7, 2016 – The Metro Atlanta Chamber Bioscience and Health IT Leadership Council today announced the winners of the 2016 Phoenix Awards. Presented annually in conjunction with the Health IT Leadership Summit, the awards recognize individuals and companies that have made an outstanding contribution to the growth of the health information technology industry in Georgia.

“The Metro Atlanta Chamber Bioscience and Health IT Leadership Council is pleased to announce this year’s Phoenix Award winners,” said Robert Hendricks, SVP and CIO/CTO of McKesson Technology Solutions and chair of MAC’s Bioscience and Health IT Leadership Council. “The 2016 winners represent the broad spectrum of innovation happening around health IT and healthcare in metro Atlanta and throughout Georgia.”

This year’s winners are as follows:

Startup Company of the Year: Zywie
Emerging Company of the Year: Ingenious Med
Hospital of the Year: Piedmont Hospital
The Pat Williams’ Community Leader of the Year: Dr. Denise W. Hines

The Community Leader of the Year Award was renamed this year to honor Pat D. Williams, president of McKenzie Daniels & Associates, chair of the Institute for Healthcare Information Technology, and former chair of TAG Health. Williams has been an active leader throughout the business and academic community advocating for health IT.

Created in 2010 by the Georgia Department of Economic Development, the Metro Atlanta Chamber and the Technology Association of Georgia’s Health Society, the Health IT Leadership Summit brings together leaders from across the healthcare continuum to discuss how the industry can drive innovation to enable better healthcare delivery at lower costs to more people. Learn more at


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