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 Health System 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.”
Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator®, ProvenCare® and ProvenExperience®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey at AtlantiCare, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital became the newest members of the Geisinger Family. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $12.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit Geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.