AHA Dick Davidson NOVA Award Past Honorees

2018 AHA NOVA Awards

Story on the 2018 AHA NOVA Award winners

  • Unity Center for Behavioral Health: Adventist Health, Kaiser Permanente, Legacy Health, and Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon
  • Annapolis Community Health Partnership: Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, Maryland
  • Enos Park Access to Care Collaborative: HSHS St. John’s Hospital and Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, Illinois
  • kids teaching kids: Medical City Healthcare, Irving, Texas
  • Healthy Kids Express: St. Louis Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri

2017 AHA NOVA Awards

Story on the 2017 AHA NOVA Award winners

  • Morrison County Community-Based Care Coordination: CHI Saint Gabriel’s Health, Little Falls, Minnesota
  • The Health and Wellness Alliance Asthma Collaboration: Children’s Health, Dallas, Texas
  • Healthy Youth Transitions: Memorial Healthcare System, Hollywood, Florida
  • Pediatric Care-A-Van: Norwegian American Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
  • Palmetto Health Dental Health Initiative: Palmetto Health, Columbia, South Carolina

2016 AHA NOVA Awards

Story on the 2016 AHA NOVA Award winners

  • Baylor Scott & White Health’s Diabetes Health and Wellness Institute at the Juanita J. Craft Recreation Center: Baylor Scott & White Health, Dallas, Texas
  • Building a Healthy Community Initiative, East Ocean View: Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System, Norfolk, Virginia
  • Memorial Hermann Mobile Dental Program: Memorial Hermann Health System, Houston, Texas
  • Spectrum Health Healthier Communities – Strong Beginnings: Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Get Healthy, Live Well: Tanner Health System, Carrollton, Georgia

2015 AHA NOVA Awards

Story on the 2015 AHA NOVA Award winners

  • Activate Whittier: PIH Health, Whittier, Calif. and Kaiser Permanente Downey Medical Center, Downey, Calif.
  • Bithlo Transformation Effort: Florida Hospital, Orlando, Fla.
  • Blood Pressure Advocate Program: University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, N.Y.
  • Community Health: Healthy Eating : Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Albuquerque, N.M.
  • Mayor’s Healthy City Initiative (Healthy BR): Baton Rouge General Medical Center, Ochsner Medical Center-Baton Rouge, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center and Woman’s Hospital, Baton Rouge, La.

2014 AHA NOVA Awards

Story on the 2014 AHA NOVA Award winners

  • FirstReach: FirstHealth of the Carolinas, Pinehurst, NC
  • Children’s Hospital Center for Pediatric Medicine Asthma Action Team: Greenville Health System, Greenville, SC
  • Let’s Go!; The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME
  • Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm (HONU) Project: New Ulm Medical Center, part of Allina Health, New Ulm, MN
  • Finney County Community Health Coalition: St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City, KS

2013 AHA NOVA Awards

Story on the 2013 AHA NOVA Award winners

  • Bangor Beacon Community: EMHS, Brewer, ME and St. Joseph Healthcare, Bangor, ME
  • Chippewa Health Improvement Partnership (CHIP): St. Joseph’s Hospital, Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Core Health Program of Healthier Communities: Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Free Preventive Screenings Program: Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, IN
  • Hope Clinic and Pharmacy: Ephraim McDowell Health, Danville, KY

2012 AHA NOVA Award

Story on the 2012 AHA NOVA Award winners

  • The Beth Embraces Wellness: An Integrated Approach to Prevention in the Community: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children's Hospital of New Jersey, Newark, NJ
  • CARE Network: St. Joseph Health Queen of the Valley Medical Center, Napa, CA
  • Fitness in the City: Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Puff City: Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI
  • Rural Health Initiative: Shawano Medical Center of ThedaCare, Shawano, WI

2011 AHA NOVA Award

Story on the 2011 AHA NOVA Award winners

  • Emergency Department Consistent Care Program: Providence St. Peter Hospital, Olympia, WA
  • Integrated Community Nursing Program at Parkview Health: Parkview Health, Fort Wayne, IN
  • Milwaukee Health Care Partnership: Aurora Health Care, Children's Hospital & Health System, Inc., Columbia St. Mary's, and Froedtert Health, all of Milwaukee, WI, and Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, Glendale, WI
  • The Diabetes Collaborative: Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
  • Rochester Youth Violence Partnership: University of Rochester Medical Center and Rochester General Health System, Rochester, NY

2010 AHA NOVA Award

Story on the 2010 AHA NOVA Award winners

  • Community-based Alternatives to the Emergency Room: Lee Memorial Health System, Fort Myers, FL
  • Health-e-Access Telemedicine-Healthcare for Children When and Where They Need It: University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
  • Healthy Futures: Munson Healthcare System, Traverse City, MI
  • Healthy San Francisco: San Francisco General Hospital, University of California Medical Center, Chinese Hospital, California Pacific Medical Center, Saint Francis Memorial Hospital, St. Mary's Medical Center, and Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco, CA
  • Pediatric Asthma Program: Sinai Health System, Chicago, IL

2009 AHA NOVA Award Recipients

Story on the 2009 AHA NOVA Award Winners

  • Student Success Jobs Program: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA/li>
  • Really Awesome Health (RAH) and Wholesome Routines: Duke Raleigh Hospital, Raleigh, NC
  • Taos First Steps Program: Holy Cross Hospital, Taos, NM
  • Project BRIEF: Jacobi Medical Center and North Central Bronx Hospital, Bronx, NY
  • Lighten Up 4 Life: Mission Health System, Asheville, NC

2008 AHA NOVA Award Recipients

Story on the 2008 AHA NOVA Award Winners

  • Every Child Succeeds: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
  • Partnership for Community Health: California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
  • Nutrition Center of Maine: Saint Mary’s Health System, Lewiston, ME
  • ENERGIZE!: WakeMed Health & Hospitals, Raleigh, NC
  • Memorial Hermann Health Centers for Schools: Memorial Hermann, Houston, TX

2007 AHA NOVA Award Recipients

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  • Medical-Legal Partnership for Children: Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • NOW (Nutritional Options for Wellness) Program: Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Richland Care: Palmetto Health, Columbia, SC
  • Trauma Nurses Talk Tough: Legacy Health System, Portland, OR
  • UMass Memorial Medical Center Healthy Youth Development Initiative: UMass Memorial Health Care, Worcester, MA
  • Youth Health Partnership-Patee Market Youth Dental Clinic: Heartland Health, St. Joseph, MO

2006 AHA NOVA Award Recipients

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  • Healthy Learners: Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals, Columbia, SC; Allendale County Hospital, Fairfax, SC; McLeod Medical Center, Dillon, SC; and Self Regional Healthcare, Greenwood, SC
  • Primary Care Access Network (PCAN): Health Central, Ocoee, FL; Florida Hospital, Winter Park, FL; and Orlando Regional Healthcare, Orlando, FL
  • ProHealth Care Community Health Outreach Initiative: ProHealth Care, Waukesha, WI
  • Saint Joseph Mobile Health Services: Saint Joseph Healthcare Inc., Lexington, KY
  • Yonkers Childhood Health Initiative: St. John's Riverside Hospital, Yonkers, NY

2005 AHA NOVA Award Recipients

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  • Children's Health Initiative: McKay-Dee Hospital Center, Ogden, UT
  • Palmetto Health's Vision Health Initiative: Palmetto Health, Columbia, SC
  • Project Dulce, Whittier Institute for Diabetes: Scripps Health, San Diego, CA
  • Toledo/Lucas County CareNet: Mercy Health Partners, ProMedica Health System, and Medical University of Ohio, all of Toledo, OH, and St. Luke's Hospital, Maumee, OH
  • Volunteer Health Advisor Program: Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA

2004 AHA NOVA Award Recipients

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  • Better Beginnings: Brockton Hospital, Brockton, MA
  • Buffalo County Community Health Partners: Good Samaritan Health Systems, Kearney, NE
  • Quad City Health Initiative: Genesis Health System, Davenport, IA and Trinity Regional Health System, Rock Island, IL
  • Quality of Life in the Truckee Meadows: Washoe Health System, Reno, NV
  • Solano Coalition for Better Health Inc.: NorthBay Healthcare Group, Fairfield, CA; Sutter Solano Medical Center, Vallejo, CA; and Kaiser Permanente, Martinez, CA

2003 AHA NOVA Award Recipients

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  • C.O.A.C.H. for Kids: Cedars-Sinai Health System, Los Angeles, CA
  • Hearts N' Health: Glendale Adventist Medical Center, Glendale, CA
  • Saint Joseph Health Center: Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, South Bend, IN
  • St. Mary Medical Center Bensalem Ministries: St. Mary Medical Center, Langhorne, PA
  • Community Action Network (CAN): Trinity Regional Medical Center, Fort Dodge, IA

2002 AHA NOVA Award Recipients

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  • Operation Access:  Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Oakland (Kaiser Permanente, Oakland Medical Center, Oakland; Kaiser Permanente, Redwood City Medical Center, Redwood City; Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco; Kaiser Permanente, San Rafael Medical Center, San Rafael; Kaiser Permanente, Santa Rosa; Kaiser Permanente, South San Francisco Medical Center, South San Francisco); Sutter Health (Alta Bates/Summit Medical Center, Oakland; California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco; Marin General Hospital, Greenbrae; Novato Community Hospital, Novato); San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco; St. Rose Hospital, Hayward; Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, Santa Rosa
  • The Hope Street Family Center: California Hospital Medical Center, Los Angeles
  • Chester Community Connections: Crozer-Keystone Health System, Springfield, PA
  • Wilmington Health Access for Teens: New Hanover Health Network, Wilmington, NC
  • Mobile Health Outreach Ministry: St. Vincent's Health System, Jacksonville, FL

2001 AHA NOVA Award Recipients

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  • J.C. Lewis Health Center: Memorial Health and St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System, Savannah, GA
  • Project C.A.R.E. (A Creative Approach to Resident Empowerment): Mercy Medical Center, Canton, OH
  • TeenHealthFX.com: Atlantic Health System, Florham Park, NJ
  • Vista ElderCARE Volunteers: Vista Health, Waukegan, IL
  • Western Village Enterprise School: INTEGRIS Health, Oklahoma City, OK

2000 AHA NOVA Award Recipients

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  • Ashe County Health Council Healthy Carolinians Task Force: Ashe Memorial Hospital, Jefferson, NC
  • Correctional Health Care Program: Baystate Health System, Springfield, MA
  • Community Healthcare Network: Columbus (GA) Regional Healthcare System
  • Pasadena County Asthma Project: Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena, CA
  • Caritas-Connection Project: St. Mary's Hospital, Passaic, NJ

1999 AHA NOVA Award Recipients

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  • Making a Case for Community Health: Middletown (OH) Regional Hospital
    The Family Resource Center: Mount Carmel Medical Center, Pittsburgh, KS
  • The Health Neighborhood Project: St. Patrick Hospital, Missoula, MT
  • Kids for Health: Washington Regional Medical Center, Fayetteville, AR
  • Children's Village: Yakima Memorial Hospital, Yakima, WA

1998 AHA NOVA Award Recipients

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  • Partners for a Healthier Community: Evergreen Community Health Care, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Overlake Hospital Medical Center, Providence Health System/Medalia HealthCare, Seattle, WA
  • Glenwood-Lyndale Community Clinic: Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Greater Dallas (TX) Injury Prevention Center: Parkland Health & Hospital System, Children's Medical Center of Dallas, Baylor Health Care System, Methodist Hospitals of Dallas, and Presbyterian Healthcare System
  • Network of Trust: Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, Albany, GA
  • The Lauderdale Court: A Community Partnership: St. Joseph Hospital and Health Centers, Memphis, TN

1997 AHA NOVA Award Recipients

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  • Health Promotion Schools of Excellence program: Alliant Health System and Kosair Children's Hospital, Louisville, KY
  • Health, Outreach, Prevention, and Education (HOPE): Health First Holmes Regional Medical Center, Melbourne, FL
  • Healthy Community Initiative: Roper Care Alliance, Charleston, SC
  • Obstetrical Care and Prenatal Counseling program: St. Alexius Medical Center, Bismarck, ND
  • HIV/AIDS Neighborhood Service program: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT

1996 AHA NOVA Award Recipients

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  • Lincoln and Sunnyslope: John C. Lincoln Hospital and Health Center, Sunnyslope, AZ
  • Growing into Life Task Force: Aiken (SC) Regional Medical Centers
  • People Caring for People: Beatrice (NE) Community Hospital and Health Center
  • Injury Prevention Center of the Greater Dayton (OH) Area: The Children's Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital and Health Center, Grandview Hospital, Kettering Memorial Hospital, Miami Valley Hospital, and St. Elizabeth Medical Center
  • Family Road: Hutzel Hospital, Detroit, MI

1995 AHA NOVA Award Recipients

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  • Bladen Community Care Network: Bladen County Hospital, Elizabethtown, NC
  • Building a Healthier Community: Community-Kimball Health Care System, Toms River, NJ
  • Injury Prevention Program: Harlem Hospital Center, New York City, NY
  • The Community Ministries & Outreach Program: Reaching Out to Our Vickery/Meadow Neighborhood: Presbyterian Healthcare System, Dallas, TX
  • CHOICES: Shriners Hospitals for Crippled Children, Tampa, FL

1994 AHA NOVA Award Recipients

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  • Health Partners of Philadelphia: Albert Einstein Medical Center, Episcopal Hospital, Frankford Hospital, Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Decker Family Development Center: Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron, Akron, OH
  • Denver School-Based Clinics: The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO
  • Basic Health Plan: Dominican Network; Mount Carmel Hospital, Colville, WA; St. Joseph's Hospital, Chewelah, WA; and Holy Family Hospital, Spokane, WA
  • HealthLink: Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia, NH

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