Monthly Archives: January 2012

Angela Coulter Receives Donabedian International Award

Angela Coulter Receives Donabedian Award!

Each year, the Avedis Donabedian Foundation honors leaders who have made significant contributions to health care excellence. We are extremely proud to announce that this year, one of our very own is the 2012 recipient of the Donabedian International Award. Angela Coulter, director of global initiatives at the Informed Medical Decisions Foundation, was honored on January 11, 2012 in Barcelona’s historic Palau de la Música for her work enhancing international health care. Continue reading

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Dr. Ann McPherson

Remembering Dr. Ann McPherson

On May 28, 2011 the world lost a respected general practitioner, health communicator and patient advocate. Dr. Ann McPherson, a recipient of the UK’s Medical Journalists’ Association Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010 and the BMJ’s Health Communicator of the Year award in 2011, recognized very early on in her career that it is essential to put the patient perspective at the center of health care. Continue reading

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