SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing, analytics and outcomes improvement, has won the 2015 Utah Ethical Leadership Award in recognition of its culture of integrity and transparency.
The Utah Ethical Leadership Awards recognize leadership in Utah businesses, non-profit organizations and government entities that embody best practices in ethical behaviors. The awards are a joint effort between the Community Foundation of Utah, the Daniels Fund and the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative of the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah.
The awards are designed to recognize organizations that embody the spirit of ethical leadership exhibited by businessman Bill Daniels, who believed deeply in ethics and integrity, and in the importance of absolute ethical principles.
Health Catalyst won in the category of Business. Awards were also given to Utah non-profit organizations and government agencies.
"We congratulate Health Catalyst and the other award winners and finalists," said Dr. Abe Bakhsheshy, director and professor of the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at the Eccles School. "It's important for our community to pay tribute to companies and organizations that exemplify ethical behavior and integrity in their operations. Ethics is taught in the classroom here at the David Eccles School of Business – it's part of every discipline and course curriculum. We're honored to recognize the individuals who espouse ethical principles in their organizations at the annual Utah Ethical Leadership Awards."
Jeff Selander, Health Catalyst Chief Financial Officer said the company's founders created unbreakable operating principles to ensure its culture and values are consistently upheld. "Ethics and a sense of mission are foundational elements that we deeply value as a management team and we have built those elements into the culture of the company," Selander said. "We're convinced that, as team members follow these operating principles, they make better long-term decisions for our clients, for patients, and for our company."
Nominees for the awards were judged based on eight criteria:
1. Integrity – Act with honesty in all situations
2. Trust – Build trust in all stakeholder relationships
3. Accountability – Accept responsibility for all decisions
4. Transparency – Maintain open and truthful communications
5. Fairness – Engage in fair competition and create equitable and just relationships
6. Respect – Honor the rights, freedoms, views and property of others
7. Rule of Law – Comply with the spirit and intent of laws and regulations
8. Viability – Create long-term value for all relevant stakeholders
About the Community Foundation of Utah
The Community Foundation of Utah is a private, not for profit organization established in March of 2008 to harness Utah's entrepreneurial spirit in service to the common good through smart philanthropy. In this role, we assist individuals, families, corporations and governments in establishing an array of charitable funds. These funds are invested, managed, and accounted for by the Foundation, and are deployed through scholarships, grants, competitions, Program Related Investments and other awards to support the people, places and causes of Utah and beyond.
About the Daniels Fund
Bill Daniels, a pioneer in cable television known for his generosity, established the Daniels Fund to extend his legacy of giving far beyond his lifetime. The Daniels Fund operates the Daniels Fund Scholarship Program, the Daniels Fund Grants Program, and the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. Learn more at DanielsFund.org or here.
About Health Catalyst
Health Catalyst is a mission-driven data warehousing, analytics and outcomes-improvement company that helps healthcare organizations of all sizes perform the clinical, financial, and operational reporting and analysis needed for population health and accountable care. Our proven enterprise data warehouse (EDW) and analytics platform helps improve quality, add efficiency and lower costs in support of more than 50 million patients for organizations ranging from the largest US health system to forward-thinking physician practices. For more information, visit https://www.healthcatalyst.com, and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
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