Published DateLACONIA — LRGHealthcare has announced the latest recipients of the Innovations in Safety Award, Tammy Smart of the Lakes Region General Hospital Emergency Department Clinical Nurse and Kendra Peaslee of Franklin Regional Hospital Coordinator of Emergency Services.
"Both nurses have been instrumental in recent safety improvements. Their initiative and work ethic help promote a safe climate in our organization. They are willing members of our Medical Safety Committee, truly understand the concept of a systems approach to safety and are engaged in transmitting that knowledge to their peers" stated Marge Kerns, Director of Pharmacy & Hematology/Oncology in nominating the two nurses.
In a ceremony held in early March, Tammy and Kendra were awarded a gift, certificate and engraved plaque that will be showcased at Lakes Region General Hospital.
The Innovations in Safety Award is open to the staff of LRGHealthcare to recognize those who provide situational issues and concerns with examples of how to correct them; therefore making our environment and the environment of our patients a safer place to work and visit.