Amber Whitt

AMBER WHITTOFFICE ASSISTANT, YADKIN VALLEY HOME HEALTH Author Richelle Goodrich quotes, “Service is a smile. It is an acknowledging wave, a reaching handshake…. It’s the simple acts that matter most because the greatest service to a human soul has always been the kindness of recognition.” Warm, friendly exchanges, empathy and understanding create lasting memories for…

Amy Vestal

AMY VESTALMAMMOGRAPHY TECHNOLOGIST One thing that sets Hugh Chatham apart from the rest is our passion for excellence – to do more than what is required, with sincerity, and to do it exceptionally well. William Hazlitt, famous essayist and literary critic, quotes, “A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and…

Cathy & Kenny Mabe

CATHY & KENNY MABECNAs, SECOND FLOOR At Hugh Chatham, our People naturally have empathy for, and are dedicated to serving others. Our caring nature is simply part of who we are, and why we’ve chosen to work in healthcare. When unforeseen challenges present, this passion never wavers; we are steadfast in supporting each other. Ivan…

Becky Wing

BECKY WINGPUBLIC SAFETY SCREENER Coretta Scott King, American Author and wife of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, quoted, “The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” This week’s Hugh Chatham Way Highlight focuses on someone who is genuinely invested in the wellbeing of others, and…

Angela Branch

ANGELA BRANCHPUBLIC SAFETY SCREENER In the words of American poet and philosopher Henry David Thoreau, “As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental…

Sara Tucker

SARA TUCKERMEDICAL SOCIAL WORKER, Yadkin Valley Home Health According to James Murdoch, the former CEO of Fox, “Information is the most valuable commodity in the world today, and this business is about giving people access to information that is relevant to their lives.” As a community healthcare system, we are tasked with providing our patients…

Megan Beamer

MEGAN BEAMER, RNVASCULAR ACCESS NURSE, AMBULATORY SPECIALTY DEPARTMENT Paul Lutus, NASA engineer and referenced “Apple Writer” (known for being the first to create a successful word processing program for early Apple computers), said this about adaptability, “The most successful people are those who accept and adapt to constant change. This adaptability requires a degree of…

Melinda Pinnix

MELINDA PINNIXBUYER II, MATERIALS MANAGEMENT When venturing to new lands, Spanish Conquistadors arrived to the now Yucatan Peninsula, which had been long inhabited by the Mayan people. There were no interpreters on the boat with the Spanish, so they consistently asked the Mayan people what this country was called. The Spanish began calling the new…

Hugh Chatham Earns National Recognition for Efforts to Improve Stroke Treatment

Hugh Chatham Earns National Recognition for Efforts to Improve Stroke TreatmentHUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Elkin, NC – October 14, 2021 – Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has received the American Heart Association’s Silver Plus Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Quality Achievement Award for their commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according…

Billy Ashley & Matthew West

BILLY ASHLEY & MATTHEW WESTPLANT OPERATIONS In the soundtrack of Disney’s Tarzan, Phil Collins sang “In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.” Our People rely on one another for knowledge and support, navigating each challenge as a TEAM. At the outset, we may not always know the answer; but when we collaborate, we…