The American Hospital Association last month awarded its 2015 Shirley Ann Munroe Leadership Award to Vince Oliver, CEO and superintendent of Island Hospital in Anacortes, Wash. The award honors small or rural hospital leaders who have improved health care delivery in their communities through innovative and progressive efforts. Oliver was cited as a collaborative leader; by teaming up with physicians, staff and the community, he has brought innovative programs to his hospital to enhance patient experiences and outcomes. Richard E. Nordahl, CEO of Sanford Sheldon (Iowa) Medical Center was an award finalist.