Saint Joseph HealthCare Named a Finalist for McGaw Prize
(Left) All employees of the seven hospitals within Saint Joseph Health System, including Cindy Laborda, executive assistant to Gene Woods, were invited to sign a commitment book to signify their support of the new organization. (Middle) Dorothy Zimmerman, vice president of mission for Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph Berea, Saint Joseph East and Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, leads the transition ritual. In the background are Virginia Dempsey, president, Saint Joseph London; Carmel Jones, vice president of finance, Saint Joseph London and Berea and vice president of revenue cycle/business services, Saint Joseph London; and Bruce Klockars, president, Flaget Memorial Hospital. (Right) Associates at Saint Joseph Berea sign the commitment book.
The former Saint Joseph HealthCare, Lexington, Ky., now part of Saint Joseph Health System, was named a finalist for the 2007 Foster G. McGaw Prize. The McGaw Prize, sponsored by the American Hospital Association, the Baxter International Foundation and the Cardinal Health Foundation, honors excellence in community service in health care. As a finalist, Saint Joseph HealthCare will receive $10,000.