2015 SimGHOSTS USA Host Receives Two Global Business Excellence Awards
Cedars Sinai Women's Guild Simulation Center Wins Two Global Business Excellence Awards
The Cedars Sinai Women's Guild Simulation Center was named winner of the Outstanding Educational Service
category and Russell Metcalfe-Smith, founder of the Women's Guild Simulation Center, was named winner of the Outstanding Executive category at the 2017 Global Business Excellence Awards.
Commenting on Women’s Guild Simulation Center, the chairman of the judges said: “The Women's Guild Simulation Center for advanced clinical skills, located at Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, is a medical version of a flight simulator. It provides innovative high-tech training to doctors and nurses in highly complex procedures helping to secure better outcomes for patients. World-class training programmes are delivered to more than 2,500 professionals every month, which is great news. This is a revolution in medical training that will improve patient safety and have a profound effect on improving healthcare services.” The judges also praised the Center's founder on his award: “Russell Metcalfe-Smith is an exemplary leader in the healthcare profession. Starting as a paramedic with the London Ambulance Service, Russell has had a brilliant career and introduced many life-saving initiatives including the Resuscitation Services at Croydon University Hospital. In his current role at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, his latest innovation is to set up the Women's Guild Simulation Center for Advanced Clinical Skills, which provides training for acute medical emergencies. Russell is an outstanding leader who is having a massive impact in taking healthcare training to a new level of excellence.”
The Global Business Excellence Awards pride themselves on having a large panel of independent expert judges who select winners according to strict criteria for each category and sector; focussing on financial results, innovation, customer, employee, investor and community benefits. The Global Business Excellence Awards are one of the world’s highest profile awards and due to their high profile, the Awards attract a wide range of entries from across the world, from large international PLCs and public sector organisations to dynamic and innovative SMEs. The winners all have one thing in common – they are truly outstanding at what they do and Women's Guild Simulation Center have proved this by winning not one, but two Global Business Excellence Awards.
SimGHOSTS congratulates Russell and the team at the Women's Guild Simulation Center for their achievement.