NASHVILLE – Leadership Health Care (LHC), a group of emerging health care industry leaders organized in partnership with the Nashville Health Care Council, has announced Kim Fredrickson as the 2007 recipient of the Leadership Health Care Volunteer of the Year Award. “Leadership Health Care owes its success to the tremendous work of our member volunteers,” noted Neil Heatherly, LHC chairman and CEO of TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center. “Kim is a truly deserving award recipient. She has been an energetic supporter of our efforts to foster leadership and to promote innovative discussion about the health care industry.”
Fredrickson, chief financial officer at Nashville-based ProjX, has been instrumental in the development and growth of LHC since the group’s beginnings in 2002. She is a founding board member and an active participant in LHC’s organizational committees. During Fredrickson’s service, LHC has grown to a membership of more than 430, offering unique programs and signature events specially-designed for up-and-coming industry leaders.
“Leadership Health Care plays a significant role in nurturing future health care leaders, and I am proud to be a part of these efforts,” Fredrickson said. “I am excited to receive the Volunteer of the Year Award, and I look forward to continuing my involvement in this important organization.”
The Volunteer of the Year Award recognizes a member of LHC for outstanding service to the organization and for support of the group’s overall mission to foster the next generation of health care leaders. Past award recipients include Johnny Harrison, administrative director of Rehab Services at Skyline Medical Center, Elizabeth Swarr, senior consultant at the Vanderbil Center for Better Health and Robert M. Coppedge, principal with New York-based Capitol Health.