We Recognize TaJion Smith, May Person of the Moment

Integrity and Compliance professionals ensure organizations stay up-to-date on all regulatory and licensing requirements per company, state, and federal laws. In healthcare settings, their work supports the highest standards of patient care and ethical behavior by maintaining patient safety and improving care quality—all while keeping health systems’ business operations compliant with regulatory practices. These professionals…

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We Recognize Tiffany Naccarato, APRN & Advocate

Tiffany Naccarato isn’t a hat gal, but you’d never know it, given how many she wears. She’s an Advanced Practice Provider specializing in Cardiology at the Stormont Vail Health Manhattan Campus. She’s also the co-owner of Paradox Coffee & Bistro and a mother of four. On top of everything else, Tiffany is the primary caregiver…

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We Recognize Amanda Allen, April Person of the Moment

Nurse case managers in the Stormont Vail Health Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) work closely with families, physicians, and other support professionals to care for premature infants during and after hospitalization. These healthcare professionals play another vital role in providing support for the parents of NICU babies, as studies show well-supported parents experience better mental health,…

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We Recognize Elizabeth Herman, March Person of the Moment

We recognize Elizabeth Herman, ultrasonographer, as March Person of the Moment for the authentic compassion she offered to the wife of a recently coded patient. Take a moment to recognize Elizabeth and learn how she makes a difference for patients and team members alike.

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We Recognize Brad Parry, ATC

We recognize Brad Parry, MS, LAT, ATC, a Stormont Vail Health athletic training team member since 1987, for his induction into the Mid-America Athletic Trainers’ Association Hall of Fame. The veteran ATC is retiring at the end of this school year after a career spanning about 40 years.

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We Recognize Tammy Barber, January Person of the Moment

Soft-heartedness and technical expertise are equally vital in phlebotomy. After all, better draws (and consequently, results) naturally happen when patients feel more comfortable and relaxed – something that’s easier said than done. For this reason, the best phlebotomists have the expertise and empathy to put patients at ease, even during intense vulnerability or distress. That’s…

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We Recognize Wallace Brennan, December Person of the Moment

Patients with special healthcare needs, such as physical, cognitive, or developmental impairments, often need extra support. Unfortunately, finding these much-needed resources to meet these needs can be overwhelming for both patients and their caregivers. That’s where education program specialists like Wallace Brennan come in. These professionals offer education and assistance to help patients and their…

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Extraordinary Care Award Winner – Carol Degenhardt

Congratulations to Carol Degenhardt, Social Work Manager in Case Management, for being awarded the Stormont Vail Health Extraordinary Care Award winner. This award is the highest recognition of Small Moments. It honors a team or individual who has made a significant impact towards Stormont Vail Health’s mission and embodies the spirit of Stormont Vail values…

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November 2023 Person of the Moment

Congratulations, Kaelee Anderson, Registrar & November Person of the Moment Registrars directly interact with numerous patients in various physical, emotional, and cognitive states every day. For this reason, registrars require a high degree of patience to ensure clear communication and calm composure in challenging situations – as Kaelee Anderson exemplified at the Cotton O’Neil Foot…

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We Recognize Our Team’s Veteran Stories

As a proud supporter of veterans in our communities, Stormont Vail Health launched an initiative in 2023 to give team members who served the recognition they deserve. We encouraged team members to share their veteran stories to highlight their accomplishments and experiences. Please take a moment to recognize current and former service members by reading…

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