This year the Tennessee Hospital Association (THA) recognized East Tennessee
Children’s Hospital President and CEO Keith Goodwin with the
President’s Award for providing extraordinary service to the Association and ETCH with exceptional
leadership and service. Goodwin took the helm of Children’s Hospital
in 2007. Under his leadership, the hospital has implemented a nationally
acclaimed innovative program for infants born with neonatal abstinence
syndrome (NAS); launched Project ADAM TN to put life-saving AEDs in local
schools; opened a state-of-the-art neonatal intensive care unit (NICU),
pediatric surgery center, and specialty clinics.
Hospital Director of Quality Management and Patient Safety, Tammy Van Dyk
was also awarded with the
Patient Safety Leadership Award for her services in making patient safety a top priority at ETCH. Through
her leadership the hospital continues to achieve positive milestones in
patient safety care.
THA honored 9 hospital and health system executives and employees during
its 2019 Annual meeting.
Click here for more information on the awards.