University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center nurses Mary Neff, Tabbetha Rose, Stephanie Shaffer, Kathy Strine, and Brenda Winland were recently recognized with a Celebrate Nursing Excellence award. Rose, a Birthing and Women’s Unit nurse, was awarded the top prize of a money voucher toward continuing clinical education.
Volunteers are vital to an organization like University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center, and those individuals were honored Wednesday, June 1 during the Annual Volunteer Recognition Program, held at UH Samaritan on Main.
University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center was awarded the 2015 “Greenhealth Partner for Change” Award by Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading health care community dedicated to transforming health care worldwide so that it reduces its environmental footprint, becomes a community anchor for sustainability and a leader in the global movement for environmental health and justice. The Award is one of the organization’s Environmental Excellence Awards given each year to honor outstanding environmental achievements in the health care sector.
University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center recently adopted a program that encourages quiet time for patients during the day. The new program is called H.u.s.h. - Help Us Support Healing – and encourages patients on the 3rd floor Acute Medical Surgical Unit to rest between 2 and 3 p.m. Patients on the Birthing and Women’s Unit will be encouraged to observe quiet time from 2 to 4 p.m.