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Meet our Employee of Quarter for our Technical Division:
Shauna D., Research Project Coordinator/Imaging Services AA: Shauna demonstrated excellent leadership skills in the recent renovation of Suite 100. She was part of a multi-disciplinary team that met with contractors, architects, and THD building engineering to develop and implement the renovation plan. During the renovation process, she coordinated with several contractors to perform their duties with minimal impact o…n the day to day operation of SWDIC. » Read more about: EOQ »
Meet our Employee of the Quarter for Business Services: Marina G.
Marina G. – Scheduling
Marina has just met her year with SWDIC and has already proven herself to be a valuable employee. Her productivity is the highest in the Scheduling department and is incredibly accurate. She works to ensure her callers are satisfied with their appointment and has a willingness to assist co-workers. Marina’s attention to detail is exceptional, her customer service remarkable, has excellent punctuality and arrives with a smiling face that is definitely appreciated in the Scheduling department. » Read more about: Employee of the Quarter for Business Services: Marina G »
If you begin to sweat and find your heart pounding when you enter an elevator full of people, you may have claustrophobia. Those who are even mildly claustrophobic find it uncomfortable to fly or even go through a tunnel when traveling. » Read more about: A Guide To Imaging Scans For Those Who Are Claustrophobic »
Friends and relatives of a pregnant mom are treated to pictures and videos of the growing fetus these days through social media platforms like Facebook, so it’s no surprise that ultrasounds are done earlier and earlier. An ultrasound can tell you many secrets like the gender of the baby unlike decades ago when it would be a surprise.
In addition to the baby’s gender, an ultrasound can inform both the parents-to-be and the physician about the health of the fetus. » Read more about: What Can An Ultrasound Tell You? »
Meet our Employee of Quarter (Technical Services)
Andrea, better known as “Andi”, makes sure every department has the supplies and/or linens they need daily in a very timely manner. She is adamant about keeping supplies at par levels or below to avoid excessive inventory stocked on shelves. For those items needed that are not routinely ordered, Andi researches diligently to make sure we are getting the best value for our dollar. Fun loving and easy going, » Read more about: Meet our Employee of the Quarter (Technical Services) »
Meet and learn about our Employee of the Quarter, we are so very lucky to have her!
Jean J. – Admitting: Jean constantly maintains a very high quality of work ensuring that every patient is greeted and quickly taken care of. She volunteered to be the visit coordinator backup learning all the intricacies of that position as well. The recipient of patient praise, Jean demonstrates the true essence of exceptional customer service.
How many years have you worked at SWDIC? » Read more about: Employee of the Quarter (Business Services) »
One can hardly pick up a frozen dinner, boxed cereal, or any prepackaged food and not notice the “Heart Healthy” label splashed all over the item. Relying on these marketing ploys alone will likely NOT provide much that is truly heart healthy.
You don’t have to scrupulously count calories or become obsessive about your diet to lower your risk of heart attack and stroke. Here are 5 practical ways to make heart health an everyday thing. » Read more about: Make Heart Health An Everyday Thing »
Our remarkable brain helps us to remember yesterday’s events as well as those from a decade ago. It helps us to organize tasks, make decisions and plan activities in an orderly fashion. We learn, and we consider proper behavior to live a productive life.
Our brain also acts as the conductor leading the orchestra of body movements. The most sophisticated computers cannot rival the endless functions of the brain. Will Artificial Intelligence, or AI, someday surpass the brain’s powers? » Read more about: How to Keep Your Brain Healthy »
Meet our Employee of the Quarter for Business Services!
Kelly M.– Admitting: Kelly has diligently taken on learning, keeping current on constant changes, and working the visit coordinator position all while continuing to perform at a very high level in her Patient Care Coordinator role. She brings a ceaseless effort to everything she does and bottomless positivity. Kelly makes every effort to represent SWDIC as a step above the rest.
Here are some fun facts about her:
1) How many years have you worked at SWDIC? » Read more about: Employee of the Quarter (Business Services) »
Meet our Employee of the Quarter for our Technical Division!
Crystal N. – Business Systems: Crystal has effectively juggled multiple system tasks to include but certainly not limited to being liaison for 3 server builds; successfully assisting with vendor development of new SWDIC technology to better serve our patients; the development and implementation of new clinical technology allowing SWDIC and CMI’s operations and patient flow to be more efficient; and supervising her own staff as they test the viability of the upcoming new RIS version. » Read more about: Employee of the Quarter (Technical Division) »