Group Health’s Melinda Hews Among the “Heroes of Health Care” in Washington State

Group Health’s Melinda Hews, executive director, Health Insurance Exchanges, was recently honored by Washington Governor Jay Inslee as one of the state’s “heroes of health care” at the 12th Annual Kicking Up Our Heels reception at the governor’s mansion in Olympia.

Organized by the Center for Women & Democracy, the event celebrates Washington women who have made significant contributions in the health care arena, including doctors, nurses, public health administrators and leaders in health care cooperatives.