Sherry Swaim

SHERRY SWAIMCLINICAL COORDINATOR, HUGH CHATHAM FAMILY MEDICINE – CLINGMAN When describing a superhero, we think of someone with extraordinary gifts, but who dedicates those gifts to the greater good…. Someone who does not resent responsibility, but instead embraces challenges with enthusiasm as an opportunity to grow personally… someone who never walks past a problem –…

Hugh Chatham Hosts Volunteer Appreciation Event

Elkin, NC – May 18, 2021 – Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital recently honored their volunteers with a “red carpet” celebration. Approximately 50 volunteers attended the outdoor event and were recognized by hospital team members and administration for their dedication to the organization and community. Patricia Wagoner, Hugh Chatham Foundation and Volunteer Services Director, stated “Each…

Wendy Triplett

WENDY TRIPLETTDIRECTOR OF CARDIOPULMONARY Swami Sivananda once said, “Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret to success.” This week’s Hugh Chatham Way Highlight team member not only exemplifies this sentiment, but also helps the hearts of so many in her role as Director of Cardiopulmonary. Known by…

Deborah Woods

DEBORAH WOODSREGISTRATION CLERK This week’s Hugh Chatham Way Highlight team member embodies the words of Jay Danzie: “Your smile is your logo, your personality is your business card, and how you leave others feeling after having an experience with you becomes your trademark.” She is the first to greet our visitors and brilliantly demonstrates Hugh Chatham’s core…

Jordan Mosley

JORDAN MOSLEYEMPLOYMENT COORDINATOR AND OFFICE SUPERVISOR The success of Hugh Chatham always has been, and always will be, fueled by our exceptional team members whose actions personify our core values of: Service, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect, and Safe Care (“STARS”). This week’s Hugh Chatham Way Highlight focuses on someone who naturally embodies our values, and tirelessly…

Hugh Chatham Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ for the Spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Elkin, NC, May 3, 2021 – Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital received an “A” grade in the Spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital’s efforts to protect patients from errors, injuries, and infections. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization committed to health care quality and safety.…

Chris Warf

CHRIS WARFBLOOD BANK SECTION HEAD Throughout the pandemic, healthcare members have been classified and recognized as “essential, frontline workers”. Each Hugh Chatham team member has exceeded the expectations of this designation from my vantage point, though many of our heroes are not physically on the front lines of care. Although rarely seen or heard by…

Jessica Mabe

JESSICA MABESTROKE COORDINATOR/EMPLOYEE HEALTH NURSE “Persistence and resilience only come from having been given the chance to work through difficult problems.” – Gever Tulley The COVID-19 pandemic has tested the strength and resilience of every team member at Hugh Chatham. Long hours, increased patient count and complexity, and the stress associated with so many uncertainties…

Emily Peterson

EMILY PETERSONSECURITY SUPERVISOR Safety is not just a priority here at Hugh Chatham – keeping our people and our patients safe is our passion. This week’s Hugh Chatham Way Highlight nominee protects our facilities, team members, and patients with an uncommon depth of expertise, poise, and dedication. Emily Peterson, we are grateful to have your…