Career Paths Wins ASHPE Silver Award for Best Regular Column

CHARLESTON, S.C., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Informatics has received the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors 2011 Silver Award in the Best Regular Column category, for the "Career Paths" column by noted executive recruiter Tim Tolan. The award was announced last month. Tolan began writing Career Paths, a monthly column in Healthcare Informatics Magazine in January of 2009. Tolan also provides healthcare CIOs with valuable career advice regularly through his blog posts on HCI's website and in its online newsletter.

"I am honored to receive this award from ASHPE with the editorial team at Healthcare Informatics," said Timothy J. Tolan, Senior Partner of the Healthcare IT Practice of Sanford Rose Associates. "The editors at HCI have done an outstanding job providing valuable content to healthcare CIOs on a variety of topics," added Tolan. "I accept this award with my colleagues at HCI knowing it was a team effort."

"We at Healthcare Informatics are very gratified that our Career Paths column was recognized by ASHPE," said Mark Hagland, Editor in Chief of Healthcare Informatics magazine. "We have enjoyed having Tim as a regular contributing writer for HCI. His Career Paths column is a favorite with our readership and provides our readers with invaluable professional development insights and perspectives. Our entire editorial team joins with me in congratulating Tim on receiving this important award."

About Healthcare Informatics

Healthcare Informatics focuses on supporting the information needs of C-suite IT leaders with actionable leadership strategies to achieve their organizations' goals, optimize operations, and improve patient care quality. The magazine targets CIOs and other healthcare IT decision makers, including IT, clinical, and executive leaders of hospitals, health systems, medical groups, and other patient care organizations, offering insight on and analysis of EMR/EHR, clinical IT, ARRA-HITECH, and other key developments, as well as patient safety, quality, and efficiency innovations in the inpatient and ambulatory areas.

About Tim Tolan

Timothy J Tolan is the Senior Partner and Managing Director of Sanford Rose Associates - Charleston. SRA is a nationally recognized executive search firm, and over the last 50 years, the network has grown and expanded to over 65 offices worldwide with offices in North America, Asia and Europe. Sanford Rose Associates - Charleston specializes exclusively in healthcare IT executive search and is consistently recognized as one of the top performing offices worldwide. For more information, visit or contact Tim Tolan, Senior Partner, SRA - Charleston at 843-579-3077 or [email protected].

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SOURCE Sanford Rose Associates