DALLAS — Kathleen Beathard, VP of Strategic Communications at Medical City Healthcare, was honored by the Dallas Business Journal on August 24 as one of 25 Women in Business Awards recipients.

Now in its 14th year, the Women in Business Awards highlights decision-makers across DFW who have shaped the business community. Leaders across a variety of industries were highlighted for their achievements in the workplace and beyond. Honorees this year included key executives at global companies and C-suite players at some of the region's fastest-growing firms.

Among her many notable accomplishments, Beathard led the comprehensive systemwide rebranding of Medical City Healthcare’s 16 DFW hospitals in 2017. She has guided all facets of internal and external communication for the healthcare system, one of the region’s largest, during the ever-evolving COVID-19 pandemic.

”Communication is paramount in this dynamic environment. It has taken on a higher importance, and we have quickly accelerated our communication strategies to ensure that our colleagues, physicians and community are informed of every development,” says Beathard, adding that the organization is even stronger for the experience.

On Aug. 24, the Dallas Business Journal honored its 2021 Women in Business Awards cohort, featuring videotaped discussions with all 25 honorees talking about challenges and successes over the past year in business. Read the Dallas Business Journal article on Kathleen Beathard.