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Published on February 10, 2012

Owensboro Health Announces 2012 President’s Award

Award recognizes employees and physicians who exemplify organization’s core values and mission

OWENSBORO, KY — Owensboro Health has recognized 12 employees and one physician with the President’s Award. The annual program identifies and honors top performers nominated by their peers and selected by a team of past award winners. Recipients must demonstrate outstanding performance and reflect behaviors and attitudes that compliment the hospital’s core commitments (integrity, service, respect, teamwork, innovation and excellence) and its mission to heal the sick and to improve the health of the community.

Winners receive awards during informal surprise receptions at the workplace. Employees choose from prizes that include vacations, home improvement and entertainment packages. Physician winners select a charity for contributions to be made in their names. All winners celebrate at recognition banquet with their families, friends and coworkers.

The 2012 employee winners include Sandy Adams, registered nurse—Family Care Unit; Suzette Austin, technician—Pharmacy; Brian Baughn, human resource analyst—Human Resource Development; Beth Cecil, dietitian—HealthPark; Patricia Curry, unit clerk—Nursery; Josh Davis, application analyst—Information Systems; Rick Graham, materials specialist—Materials Management; Tim Henry, maintenance mechanic—Facilities; Rachel Iler, registered nurse—Infusion/Nursing Support; Donna Luck, registered nurse—Surgery; Becky Stewart, registered nurse—outpatient surgery; Debbie Tate, registered nurse and stroke coordinator—Medical-Surgical Services.

The physician recipient is Scott Chapman, MD, psychiatrist, Outpatient Counseling Center.

About Owensboro Health

Owensboro Health is a community-focused, non-profit healthcare system that provides innovative technology and compassionate care with the mission of healing the sick and improving the health of the communities it serves. Owensboro Health includes Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, several regional clinics and diagnostic centers, wound healing centers, a cancer center, home care services and the Healthpark (a medical based fitness center). Owensboro Health Regional Hospital is licensed to operate 477 beds, with an average of 1,900 births, 65,000 emergency room visits and 16,500 admissions and 750,000 outpatient visits each year. System-wide, the organization has over 3,700 employees, 250 volunteers and 203 medical staff.

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