StoneCrest Announces 2012 Frist Humanitarian Award Recipients
March 15, 2012
Smyrna, TN, March 15, 2012 – StoneCrest Medical Center announced the recipients of the Frist Humanitarian awards today. Award winners are Janice Haggard, patient/family advocate, Helen Boren, Volunteer, and Dr. Mark Dickinson, urologist.
The Frist Humanitarian Awards are given annually in recognition of the humanitarian spirit and philanthropic work of the late Dr. Thomas F. Frist, Sr., a founder of HCA. The awards recognize an employee, physician and a volunteer at each HCA-affiliated facility who demonstrates extraordinary concern for the welfare and happiness of patients and their community. Local recipients of this honor were also eligible for consideration for the national Frist Humanitarian Award. The national Frist award is the highest honor an employee, physician or volunteer can receive within HCA.
Employee recipient, Janice Haggard, serves as patient/family advocate. In this role, Janice ensures that patient and family issues and concerns are addressed in order to maximize patient satisfaction. A fellow StoneCrest staff member stated, “She is truly compassionate & sincere to every employee, patient or visitor she meets.”
Volunteer recipient, Helen Boren, volunteers her time in the Same Day Services Department. A staff member says, “She is always going out of her way for others and is always willing to help.”
Physician recipient is Dr. Mark Dickinson, urologist with StoneCrest Medical Center since the hospital opened in 2003. A StoneCrest staff member stated, “He volunteers his time providing cancer screenings that may help save someone’s life, and his patients adore him!”
About StoneCrest Medical Center:
StoneCrest Medical Center, part of the TriStar Health System, is an Accredited Chest Pain and Accredited Cancer Center that offers a full array of acute care services including emergency care, general surgery, cardiology, obstetrics, intensive care, physical medicine, outpatient diagnostic services, and cancer care. Situated on 43 acres at the intersection of Interstate 24 and Sam Ridley Parkway, StoneCrest Medical Center offers 101 total beds. Additionally, the 160,000 square foot physician's building is adjacent to the medical center, providing convenient access from physician offices to the hospital.