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FLAME Award Winner- Shannon Taylor

Posted on May 24, 2022

Congratulations to our latest FLAME award winner, Shannon Taylor! Shannon, a registered dietician, was nominated by the medical-surgical ICU team for her kindness and work ethic. Her nominators said, “On multiple occasions, Shannon has helped pass out trays when the unit was short staffed and even helped feed patients who needed assistance. She has even […]


FLAME Award Winner- Cindy Blazanovic

Posted on May 23, 2022

Congratulations to our latest FLAME winner, Cindy Blazanovic! Cindy, a health unit coordinator in day surgery, was nominated by a fellow co-worker for continually “going above and beyond” for her patients. Recently, a patient was extremely anxious during their visit to day surgery. Her nominator said, “Cindy sat on the side of the stretcher and […]


FLAME Award Winner- Lexie Jones

Posted on May 20, 2022

Congratulations to our latest FLAME winner, Lexie Jones! Lexie was nominated by our hospital chaplain, Randy Tingle, for her “humble and compassionate service” after he observed her interaction with a patient. Lexie, a lab assistant in our general laboratory, went above and beyond to ensure a patient’s  anxieties about a lab draw were put at […]


FLAME Award Winner- Jerry Harris

Posted on May 19, 2022

Congratulations to Jerry Harris, a team member in environmental services, for recently winning the FLAME Award! Jerry was nominated by two emergency department staff members who appreciate his friendly smile and willingness to always help others. One nominator said, “He doesn’t walk past any patients needing help without asking if he can do anything. He […]


Holly Frederick and Steven Mesaeh Receive Top Honors

Posted on May 19, 2022

Two Fort Sanders Regional registered nurses received special recognition with the hospital’s top nursing awards honoring their excellence in clinical care. Holly Frederick, RN, was named the 2022 Peggy Mayer Gilbertson Award Recipient. The award provides funds for continuing education and has been given since 1989 in memory of the wife of Bob Gilbertson, MD, […]


Strength for Today, Hope for Tomorrow

Posted on May 4, 2022

Fort Sanders Regional stroke patient receives innovative treatment that restores quality of life Strength and determination are hallmarks of Elaine Lenhart’s character, but those traits were almost her downfall when she experienced a stroke in February 2022. Back to her busy life after treatment at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, she shares her story in […]