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January Employee of the Month is Tammy Warrix
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January Employee of the Month is Tammy Warrix

When Tammy Warrix learned her co-worker’s 30-year-old husband was diagnosed for a second time with stage three brain cancer, Tammy took action to help. Tammy traded work days with her co-worker and even offered her some of her own paid time-off. Tammy identifies the needs of those around her and works with them to meet…

December Employee of the Month is Karen Burgbacher
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December Employee of the Month is Karen Burgbacher

Karen Burgbacher assisted an Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” patient since August 2013. Karen helped the patient anticipate what his needs would be, how to adjust his lifestyle for the changes, and plan for the future. The patient had decided to move to St. Louis to be near family…

December Employee of the Month is Kristi McCloud
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December Employee of the Month is Kristi McCloud

Kristi McCloud was having a conversation with an elderly patient when the patient told her she was unable to get in touch with the billing office at Kettering. Kristi contacted the billing office. The billing office representative called the patient and assisted her with the balances on her account. While talking to the patient, the…

December Employee of the Month is Phyllis Scott
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December Employee of the Month is Phyllis Scott

Phyllis Scott was performing her daily duties of cleaning a patient’s room, when the patient mentioned that she loved swans. Phyllis excused herself from the room and went to the linen cart to retrieve the supplies necessary to make an origami swan. She returned to the patient’s room with a swan made from towels and…

December Employee of the Month is Jack Turner
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December Employee of the Month is Jack Turner

A family was grieving the loss of their child in Fort Hamilton Emergency Department. Jack Turner did not know the family but took his personal time to attend the funeral visitation. He waited in line for over two hours to extend his sympathy to the family on behalf of himself and the emergency department. This…

November Employee of the Month is Debbie Bugezia
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November Employee of the Month is Debbie Bugezia

When Debbie Bugezia noticed a woman wandering around Prestige Place, Debbie found out the lady was supposed to get a procedure at Sycamore. Debbie had the lady follow her to Sycamore. When they arrived, they found out she was not scheduled at Sycamore but at another location. Debbie then had the lady follow her, while…

November Employee of the Month is Mike Emmons
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November Employee of the Month is Mike Emmons

A patient’s father had been in the hospital for three months. To prepare for the patient’s discharge, the family needed to pick up equipment from the VA. While at the VA they discovered they did not have a transfer board. The transfer board prevented the patient from being released and could possibly have to stay…


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