We Recognize Carmen Raines, October Person of the Moment

Professional chaplains are unique members of healthcare teams who undergo specialized training to bridge the gap between patient’s physical, mental, and emotional health by addressing their spiritual needs. As Chaplain Carmen Raines demonstrated at the Topeka Campus Hospital, spiritual care providers are also vital advocates for patients’ wishes, particularly in their most vulnerable moments. Carmen…

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September 2023 Person of the Moment

Keith Dabney, Environmental Service Tech, Awarded September Person of the Moment Environmental Service Technicians quietly work behind the scenes to ensure safe, healthy, and clean environments around the clock. But as Keith Dabney demonstrated at the Topeka Campus Hospital, ESTs’ impact on patient experience goes beyond health and cleanliness. Keith received a Person of the…

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August 2023 Person of the Moment

Stormont Vail is proud to honor Savannah Diegel, RN, as the August Person of the Moment! Even in emergency situations outside of the hospital, Savannah is steady, calm, and ready to give great care. “Together we treat every patient, visitor, and team member with compassion and dignity.” “Upon approach to the vehicle, Savannah realized there…

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July Person of the Moment

Stormont Vail is proud to have Ray Garcillano, Building Blocks Department Assistant II, named as the July Person of the Moment! In every way possible, Mr. Garcillano enacts the Stormont Vail tenets, especially “Together we treat every patient, visitor, and team member with compassion and dignity.” “On the first week, my 8-year-old son told me…

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June Person of the Moment: Lisa Gearhart, RN, Triage Nurse

The June Person of the Moment has been awarded to Lisa Gearhart, RN, Triage Nurse – a very worthy recipient. She demonstrated the Stormont Vail tenet, “Together we own patient safety and the patient experience. We provide safe, high-quality care with a kind and generous spirit,” without a second thought when a patient was in…

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May Person of the Moment: Katie Hegarty, Social Worker

Help us to recognize the May 2023 Person of the Moment, Katie Hegarty! Katie is a night shift Social Worker in the Stormont Vail Health Emergency Department who went the extra mile to provide expert care. “Katie was made aware of a caller through Health Connections who was reaching out for support due to an…

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March 2023 Person of the Moment: Nancy Billings, Environmental Services Tech

Congratulations to our March 2023 Person of the Moment – Nancy Billings, Environmental Services Tech! Nancy is an integral part of our Stormont Vail Health family and truly embodied one of our tenets: Together we treat every patient, visitor, and team member with compassion and dignity. “During a code blue event – without hesitation, she…

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February 2023 Person of the Moment: Janis Holiwell, COVID Clinic Specialist 2

Please help us celebrate our February Person of the Moment, Janis Holiwell, COVID Clinic Specialist 2! Janis is such a caring and thoughtful individual that brings so much to her team and patients. “During her vaccine appointment, a patient mentioned that her mother recently passed away and she had been feeling pretty depressed. Janis took…

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