|[December 19, 2012]
S.T.A.R.S. Receives Gold Best in Biz Award for Human Resources Executive of the Year
TEMPE, Ariz. --(Business Wire)--
Sleep Testing and Respiratory Services (S.T.A.R.S.) received top honors
in this year's Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards
program judged by members of the press and industry analysts. The
company's Director of Human Resources, Kara Chase, was honored with a
Gold Best in Biz Award for Human Resources Executive of the Year.
Chase was recognized for her integral role in the 2011 S.T.A.R.S. asset
purchase, and for her leadership and management as head of Human
Resources for S.T.A.R.S. and its sister companies, Heartland Health and
Clinical Research Advantage.
"Kara Chase has been instrumental in the success of S.T.A.R.S.,
Heartland Health and Clinical Research Advantage," said Mark S. Hanley,
Chief Executive Officer of S.T.A.R.S. "She was responsible for leading a
series of initiatives to safeguard each company as it grew. This enabled
us to manage our unprecedented growth while upholding our high standards
fo quality and service."
More than 400 entries were received in this year's awards program, from
a wide array of public and private companies of all sizes and from a
variety of industries and regions in the U.S. and Canada.
Winners of Best in Biz Awards 2012 were determined by an independent
panel of 32 judges from top-tier news, business and technology
publications, as well as broadcast outlets and analyst firms, such as
ABC, Businessweek, Computerworld, ECT News Network, Entrepreneur, eWeek,
Examiner, Financial Times (News - Alert), Forbes, FOX News, Hartford Business Journal,
IDG Ventures, IEEE Institute, Inc., Insight Media, King Features
Syndicate, Lab Reviews, Network World (News - Alert), The News and Observer, PC
Magazine, ReadWriteWeb, South Florida Business Journal, Tech-Gaming,
Techtalk, Upstart Business Journal, USA Today and ZDNet.
About S.T.A.R.S. Healthcare
S.T.A.R.S. Healthcare helps put people on the road to better health and
better quality of life by providing superior sleep testing and
respiratory services to patients in Arizona. At S.T.A.R.S. sleep
centers, patients complete a comprehensive sleep study, obtain an expert
diagnosis on a wide range of sleep disorders, and receive recommended
treatment from a sleep specialist. S.T.A.R.S. also offers
state-of-the-art oxygen, PAP systems, SVNs and medications. S.T.A.R.S.
places particular attention on personal service and customer care,
taking time to educate patients each step of the way. Now patients can
trust S.T.A.R.S. Healthcare to help them sleep better and breathe
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