Industry Awards

HIDA, in partnership with the Professional Women in Healthcare (PWH), recognize and award superior performance, contribution, and leadership within the medical industry. These prestigious awards are presented once a year at the HIDA Streamlining Healthcare Expo and Business Exchange honoring individuals for their professionalism and lasting commitment to the medical products industry.

John F. Sasen Leadership Award

To honor and celebrate John Sasen's immeasurable contributions to the distribution industry, HIDA renamed the HIDA Industry Award of Distinction to the John F. Sasen Leadership Award. The award recognizes exceptional individuals who demonstrate the qualities of leadership, commitment and service that made John Sasen an icon in our industry. The award is presented each year at the Chairman’s Dinner at the HIDA Streamlining Healthcare Event.

2017 John F. Sasen Leadership Award Recipient

Andrea Logan, All Med/TwinMed

Previous Honorees

2016: Mark Seitz | 2015: Yates Farris | 2014: Brad Connett | 2013: John F. Sasen

About John Sasen

PWH Jana Quinn Inspirational Award

In memory of Jana Quinn, a founding member of PWH and an inspiration to the industry, PWH honors one member of the industry, male or female, who embodies the spirit of this phenomenal woman. The award is presented annually to a healthcare professional, successful not only in career, but in life. | To find out this year's deadline date and submit nominations, visit PWH:

2017 Jana Quinn Inspirational Award Recipient

Brenda Highley, Beckman Coulter