2 recipients receive Kate Granger Compassionate Care Award at HIMSS

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The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society has awarded two individuals the inaugural Kate Granger Compassionate Care Award.

Named after Dr. Kate Granger, the award honors those who have demonstrated high-touch and compassionate care. In 2011, Dr. Granger, a British physician, learned she had terminal cancer. Although she died five years later, she dedicated her life to opening up the discussion around compassion in healthcare.

The Kate Granger Compassionate Care Award is presented by HIMSS North America. This year's recipients are:

The awards will be presented at the HIMSS Awards Gala on Feb. 21.

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