Paul Hammes, CEO, C-Suite Award Winner

Paul Hammes, CEO Recognized as C-Suite Award WinnerHUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Paul Hammes, CEO Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital    Why selected: During the pandemic Hammes ensured employees had supplies, staff, and resiliency. He held zoom town hall meetings, recorded educational videos, and met with team members on all shifts. He helped the employee engagement team find ways…

Hugh Chatham Donates Funds to Local Ministry

Hugh Chatham Donates to Local MinistryHUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL March 7, 2022 – Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital team members recently collected food and monetary donations to benefit Tri-County Christian Crisis Ministry (Tri-C) with its “Souper Bowl” event. The annual fundraiser, held during Super Bowl week, invites team members to provide a cash, PTO, or food…

Marion Alexander

MARION ALEXANDER, FNP-CNURSE PRACTITIONER, HUGH CHATHAM FAMILY MEDICINE-ELKIN Hugh Chatham’s Vision to be the best community healthcare system in the nation, with service as our guiding principle, is one of ambition and purpose. Of course, our ability to make a vision real centers around our People – the heart and soul of this organization. And…

Cindy Bryant

CINDY BRYANTMEDICAL RECEPTIONIST, HUGH CHATHAM INTERNAL MEDICINE Aristotle, Greek philosopher, mathematician, and poet, is noted as one of the most influential people in history who once said: “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” This week’s Hugh Chatham Way Highlight focuses on someone who delivers consistent, quality…

Heather Mooneyhan

HEATHER MOONEYHAN, RN3RD FLOOR At Hugh Chatham we achieve excellence through collaboration, or, by embracing our core value of TEAMWORK. After all, no single individual or department can create an exceptional experience for our patients on their own – it takes our entire Hugh Chatham “village!” In the words of American Industrialist, Andrew Carnegie, “Teamwork…

Jessica Hakemeier

JESSICA HAKEMEIERASSISTANT BUSINESS SERVICES DIRECTOR John Quincy Adams, 6th President of the United States, said “Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” Here at Hugh Chatham, our devoted team makes the choice each day to persevere for our patients — regardless of how difficult the task at hand or conditions might be. This week’s Hugh Chatham Way Highlight focuses on Assistant…

Susan Lyon

SUSAN LYONHOUSEKEEPING ATTENDANT Motivational writer of Think Great: Be Great!, Lailah Akita quoted, “When your environment is clean, you feel happy, motivated, and healthy.”  Whether we are caring for the sick or bringing new life into the world, our patients receive high quality care because of our efforts to create the safest and cleanest environment possible. This week’s Hugh…

Lindsay Cox

LINDSAY COX, RNTEAM LEADER, REGIONAL WOUND CARE In the motivational book, The Light In the Heart by Roy Bennett, he quotes, “Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make, makes you. Choose wisely.” At Hugh Chatham,…

Hugh Chatham Receives Two Women’s Choice Awards in 2022

Hugh Chatham Receives Two Women’s Choice Awards in 2022HUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Elkin, NC- January 3, 2022 – Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital…

Sam Baldillo

SAM BALDILLOSOCIAL WORKER, EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT When Larry Shay, Mark Fisher, and Joe Goodwin all sat down and wrote “When You’re Smiling,” they never expected it to be sung by the greats like Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra, and Billie Holiday. For those unfamiliar with this song, one of the lyrics is “When you’re smilin’, when you’re smilin’,…