DANVILLE, PA -- Denise B. Prince, System Vice President of Value-Based Care and Vice President of Population Health at Geisinger Health System, was awarded the Dan Foss Heritage Award at the Greater Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce’s (GSVCC) annual meeting in March.
The award recognizes a member who embodies the chamber’s mission to preserve and strengthen the quality of life and business environment in the Susquehanna Valley. This year, GSVCC recognized Ms. Prince because “she goes above and beyond in fulfilling the chamber’s mission.”
Ms. Prince has represented Geisinger in the GSVCC for more than 10 years and has served as a Director, Chair and Past Chair of the Board of Directors and a Member of the Executive Committee.
“The Chamber plays a vital role in our business community,” said Ms. Prince. “I’m proud that Geisinger supports chambers throughout the service area. I thoroughly enjoyed representing Geisinger on the GSVCC Board.”
In addition to being noted as a hard-working volunteer dedicated to strengthening the communities he or she lives and works in, the recipient also receives a Chamber logo pin made of emeralds and sapphires. The pin symbolizes outstanding commitment and leadership within the Chamber and a dedication to the growth and prosperity of the Valley.
“I’m honored to receive this award for my work with the Chamber,” said Ms. Prince. “The Chamber appreciates the hundreds of hard-working volunteers in the organization that make it such a vital part of our community. We couldn’t be as successful in our efforts without all of them.”
One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Geisinger is known for its focus on caring and innovative programs including the ProvenCare® best-practice approach to maximize quality, safety and value; ProvenHealth Navigator® advanced medical home; Springboard Health® population health program to improve the health of an entire community; ProvenExperience™ to provide refunds to patients unhappy with their care experience; and Geisinger’s MyCode® Community Health Initiative, the largest healthcare system-based precision health project in the world. With more than 215,000 volunteer participants enrolled, MyCode is conducting extensive research and returning medically actionable results to participants. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.