Friday, February 1, 2013
during Floyd Medical Center's Celebration of Service at the Forum. Gorman
stands stands with members of Floyd Medical Center's Executive Team, Kurt
Stuenkel (bottom right), Greg Polley, Kim Scoggins, Joe Biuso, M.D., Dan
Sweitzer, Sonny Rigas, Rick Sheerin, Wade Monk and Dee Russell, M.D.
Rebekah Lowery, M.D., recieves the President's Award from Floyd Medical
Center's President & CEO Kurt Stuenkel, on Thursday at the Forum during
Floyd's Celebration of Service.
Media release: A Floyd employee was honored for 45 years of continuous,
full-time service at Floyd's annual Celebration of Service Thursday, while
two others were recognized for reaching 40 years.
The event honors employees celebrating milestone anniversaries, those with
distinguished professional achievements and members of teams and departments
that achieved outstanding results in the previous year.
Eloise Shelton, Surgical Services was honored for 45 years of service.
Charlotte Austin, Health Information Management and Margie Ammons, Polk
Medical Center Dietary, were each recognized for reaching the 40-year
milestone. Other honorees include:
35 Years of Service
Patty Burney, Surgical Services and Susan Gumina, Fiscal Services.
30 Years of Service
Angela Colquitt, Polk Medical Center Emergency Department; Judy Hicks,
Emergency Services; Kim Scoggins, Polk Medical Center Administration; Don
Taylor, Emergency Medical Services; Freda Timmons, Polk Medical Center
Laboratory and Rebecca Lynn Wallace, Polk Medical Center Laboratory.
25 Years of Service
David Bowden, Critical Care; Jayne Chandler, Discharge Call Center; Darlene
Gentry, Family Birth Center; Tommy Gerrin, Couriers; Sue Hastings, Cardiac
Catheritization Lab; Zan Hooper, Emergency Care Center; Elizabeth Johnson,
Respiratory Therapy; Sherail Jones, Fiscal Services; Carol Jones, Medical
Nursing; Cindy Lewis, Pediatrics; Cindy Moran, Behavioral Health, Sheila
Roberts, Rehabilitation Services; Kim Shubert, Human Resources and Connie
Simpson, Behavioral Health.
20 Years of Service
Marsha Atkins, Heyman HospiceCare; Richard Bryant, Behavioral Health;
Barbara Buchanan, Critical Care; Angelia Burks-Wilson, Health Information
Management; Laura Beth Bussey, Polk Medical Center Registration; Brooklyn
Cotton, Surgical Services; Al Davis, Primary Care; Sharon Gayler, Emergency
Care Services; Gwendolyn Hamilton, Rehabilitation Services;
Also, Troyce Hayes, Neonatal Intensive Care; Sean Higgins, Rehabilitation
Services; Joy Jones, Heyman HospiceCare; Jos Kramer, Rehabilitation
Services; Doris Lane, Information Technology; Jill McElwee, Polk Medical
Center; Kristi Mobbs, Information Technology, Tim Robinson, Plant
Facilities; Randy Robinson, Hospitalist; Diane Rush, Laboratory; Nicole
Swiger, Primary Care; Candice Taylor, Surgical Services; Haley Walker,
Public Relations and Lindal Wilhelm, Clinical Education.
15 Years of Service
Michele Armstrong, Surgical Nursing; Angela Barton, Laboratory, Amy Braden,
Bariatric Services; Donna Braden, Public Relations, Crystal Cain, Family
Birth Center; Brenda Carter, Cardiac Nursing; James Dreenon, Laboratory;
Melissa Edens, Information Technology; Tina Edwards, Primary Care; Michelle
Evans, Clinical Education; Crystal Gaylor, Primary Care; Jeanette Head,
Rehabilitation Services; Kimberly Kay, Family Birth Center;
Also, Timothy Layman, Polk Medical Center Emergency Department; Wanda
Manning, Revenue Management; Michelle Maulding, Revenue Management; Edna
McBrayer, Primary Care; Joe McLendon, Revenue Management; Tanya Price,
Family Birth Center; Jessica Reynolds, Family Birth Center; James Sanders,
Plant Facilities; Tosha Shirey, EKG; Terry Smith, Primary Care; Carol
Tippett, Rehabilitation Services; Dan Trimble, Emergency Medical Services;
Becky Whited, The Breast Center at Floyd.
10 Years of Service
Lauren Adams, Floyd Healthcare Foundation; Kim Alleyne, Primary Care; Gordon
Alverson, Security; Pam Arp, Primary Care; Amy Astin, Volunteer Services;
Michelle Atkins, Primary Care; Pam Baer, Health Information Management;
Amelia Baker, Family Birth Center; Debra Bowers, Health Information
Management; Terri Bradshaw, Surgical Services; April Campbell, Pharmacy;
Remar Cash, Polk Medical Center Emergency Department; Omin Chandler,
Coordinated Care; Gena Clevenger, Preoperative Evaluation Center; Sherry
Cochran, Family Birth Center;
Also, Whitney Crider, Neonatal Intensive Care; Phyllis Davis, Polk Medical
Center Emergency Department; Jim Dugger, Cardiac Catheterization Lab; Mandy
Durham, Cardiac Nursing; Brent Durrett, Pharmacy; Shirley Duvall, Primary
Care; Barbara English, Switchboard; Diann Estes, Patient Financial Services;
Anne Fletcher, Primary Care; Conda Forsyth, Family Medicine Residency; David
Fox, Couriers; Melanie Gable, Primary Care; Stacy Gresham, Primary Care;
Deborah Guffey, Infusion Therapy; Mary Jane Hamilton; Jennifer Hatch;
In addition, Pam Hinkley, Laboratory; James Hopkins, Emergency Care Center;
Denna Horsley, Primary Care; Sabrina Huck; Kathy Hunter, Legal Services;
Joel Jager, M.D.; Urgent Care; Darla Jones, Discharge Call Center; Jeff
Kincaid, Behavioral Health, Peggy Lawrence, Coordinated Care, Brandi
Littlejohn, Lean Six Sigma; Ira Madden, Primary Care; Vicki McGaugh, Cardiac
Nursing; Steve McMahan, Pharmacy; Charlotte Milam; Wade Monk, Legal
Services; Tamale Morell, Behavioral Health; Laura Obenlander, Surgical
Services; Denise Parker, Respiratory Therapy;
Also, Christi Payne, Emergency Care Center Registration; Donna Prater,
Nursing Services; Kipsy Prewett, Planning; Missy Puckett, Polk Medical
Center Administration; Kelly Rains, Cardiac Nursing; Mayde Ransom, Medical
Nursing; Judy Richards, Business Office; Melissa Silvers, Respiratory
Therapy; Beverly Sisson, Imaging Services; Venetia Smith, Laboratory; Adam
Stover, Emergency Care Center; Tammy Thornton, The Breast Center at Floyd;
Michelle Wallace, Outpatient Surgery Center; Jenny Weatherby, Emergency
Medical Services; Joe Williams, Plant Facilities; Ramona Winters, Primary
Care; Susan Wood, Laboratory.
Seven Floyd employees were honored with video tributes as 2012 Floyd Heroes:
Pam Camp, Andy Fairel, Stacey Henderson, Kathy Kean, Michael Motes, Jennifer
Puckett and Betty Treadwell. Heroes are Floyd employees who go above and
beyond their daily responsibilities by consistently exceeding the
organization's Service Standards and leading by example both at work and in
Rebekah Lowrey, M.D. received the President's Award at Floyd's annual
Celebration of Service Jan. 31.
Media release: The event honors employees celebrating milestone
anniversaries, those with distinguished professional achievements and
members of teams and departments that achieved outstanding results in the
The President's Award, selected by Kurt Stuenkel, president and CEO, and
awarded to an individual, department or team that has contributed
significantly to the organization's strategic initiatives, was awarded to
Rebekah Lowrey, M.D., Director of Surgical Services. Specifically, Stuenkel
cited Dr. Lowrey's humble leadership, and her passion for excellence in
honoring her with this award.
The Executive Team Award, selected by Floyd's executive leadership, was
awarded to Matt Gorman, Senior Project Manager. Gorman was recognized for
his leadership skills and outstanding efforts as interim Chief Information
Officer during the transition of Polk Medical Center.
The Floyd Physician of the Year, which is awarded to the Floyd physician who
has provided leadership, demonstrated outstanding support of the
organization and its mission, exhibited outstanding clinical skills and
provided compassionate patient care that goes well beyond expectations,
resulting in excellent patient satisfaction, was presented to Daniel
Robitshek, M.D., medical director for Floyd's Hospitalist program.
The Department of the Year, selected by the organization's department
directors, was awarded to Central Sterile Processing. Betty Kirtland,
Manager, accepted the award on behalf of the department.
The Physician Practice of the Year, which honors the Floyd physician
practice that achieves success by exhibiting outstanding performance in four
areas: quality measures, patient satisfaction, financial measures and
organizational support, was presented to Floyd Urgent Care in Summerville.
The recipient of the Patient Satisfaction Improvement Award, which goes to
the department with the greatest improvement in patient satisfaction scores,
as measured by Press Ganey Associates, over the past 12 months, was the
Medical Oncology department.
The recipient of the Patient Satisfaction Excellence Award, which goes to
the department with the highest patient satisfaction scores, as measured by
Press Ganey Associates, over the past 12 months, was awarded to The Palatine
Suites nursing unit.
Posted by John Druckenmiller at 2/01/2013 05:34:00 AM