Patient Advocate of the Year
Jen Horonjeff, Savvy Coop - Jen managed to secure VC funding in 2020 – becoming one of the first cooperatives to ever do so. She helped to scale Savvy Coop which had a fantastic year with many “patient gigs” being posted to the community. Along the way, she worked tirelessly to amplify the voices of thousands of patients.
This award recognizes the tireless efforts of an individual who is working to improve healthcare for patients. It is awarded to an individual that has raised awareness about the rights of patients, helped to make healthcare more patient-centered, brought the patient perspective to the design of IT solutions/healthcare workflows, or has directly improved the healthcare journey of a patient at the local, regional or national level.