2011 - Joel Allison
TWU Announces Joel Allison to Receive TWU's Ninth Virginia Chandler Dykes Leadership Award
Joel Allison is president and chief executive officer of Baylor Health Care System (BHCS) in Dallas where he leads Baylor in achieving its vision “to be trusted as the best place to give and receive safe, compassionate, quality health care”.
Allison is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He serves on the National Healthcare Leadership Council and the National Quality Forum, and is a member of the United Surgical Partners, International board. Allison serves on numerous state and local boards; including VHA Texas, Texas Association of Voluntary Hospitals, Dallas Citizens Council, Dallas Education Foundation and the Dallas Regional Chamber.
Allison has been honored for five years by Modern Healthcare as one of the “100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare”. He received the 2005 Modern Healthcare/HIMSS “CEO IT Achievement Award” for his leadership and commitment to healthcare technology. Other honors the Baylor University “Distinguished Alumnus,” Trinity University Healthcare Alumni Association “Leonard A. Duce Award” for outstanding leadership and significant contribution to the healthcare field, the Dallas Historical Society’s “Excellence in Healthcare” award and the Dallas Fort Worth Hospital Council’s Boone Powell, Sr. Award for Excellence.