This is brief description of what a co-worker wrote about Lisa: “Lisa Bell is one of the most exceptional co-workers I have had the pleasure of working with. She has a pleasant, engaging personality and shoots ‘straight from the hip. She goes above and beyond to ensure that new team members feel welcome and competent in their role. She is often called upon to help with difficult patients because of her calming personality.”
Congratulations! Lisa Bell, Patient Care Technician (PCT)
This is a brief description of what a patient had to say about Ann: “Thank you for going above and beyond and getting me in after I ran out of options!”
Congratulations! Ann Thompson , Nurse RN Oncology Navigator
Nominate a deserving staff member today!
To nominate a staff member, look for the unsung red boxes and forms around our campus or go to http://www.dekalbmedical.org/patient-visitor-information/unsung-hero-nominations.
Welcome to the WinWin! section. The employees listed below have been recognized by patients, peers and/or managers who want to showcase their wins. Please join us in applauding their great work. If you have a Win, we’d love to share and celebrate it. Send Wins to http://ow.ly/ZYwi307GSHY.
Dean S. Attaway, MD
Dr. Attaway of DeKalb Medical Physicians Group Killian Hill Primary Care is being recognized for providing compassionate care to a patient.
Patient comment: “Dr. Attaway has been my primary care physician for several years and I am very pleased with him and his staff. Very understanding and accommodating if special circumstances occur. He’s a great listener. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him.”
Joseph Boveri, MD
Dr. Boveri of DeKalb Medical Physicians Group Gynecologic Oncology Specialists of Atlanta is being recognized by a patient with a five star rating.
Patient comment: “This brilliant physician took my case and I’m forever grateful! I was referred via a trusted and beloved physician. If you are in search of a thorough, meticulous, well experienced surgeon, you will be in the BEST hands! Be straightforward, open, honest and express your concerns. He respects your sentiments and beliefs FULLY! And most importantly, he delivers! Thank you Dr. Boveri!”
Grantley F. Joseph, MD
Dr. Joseph of DeKalb Medical Physicians Group Flat Shoals Internal Medicine is being recognized for providing excellent service to a patient.
Patient comment: “Dr. Joseph is my family doctor and I have been going to him for many years. I can’t imagine going to anyone else. He is so compassionate, caring and an experienced doctor. I work in the medical field and my job makes me realize how blessed I am to have Dr. Joseph and nurse Belinda. I thank you both so much for your dedication to my health.”
Scott D. Steinberg, MD
Dr. Steinberg of DeKalb Medical Physicians Group Surgical Associates is being recognized with a five star rating by a patient .
Patient comment: “[Dr. Steinberg is a] wonderful doctor and he doesn’t make me feel like I’m just another patient. He listen and addresses all my concerns.”
Do you want to get out of the holiday food rut? Stop by the Magnolia Cafeteria for a healthy Mexican fiesta meal on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 12:00-1:30 PM !
The meal, served by Chef Robert, will feature chicken and steak fajitas, cilantro lime rice, black beans and corn salsa.
For dessert, enjoy a fruit salsa with baked cinnamon tortilla chips. If you purchase a combo meal and fill out a satisfaction survey, you will be entered to win a special prize!
We invite you to come and taste something new and exciting!
Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday at smile.amazon.com/ch/58-1966795 and Amazon donates to the DeKalb Medical Foundation! #GiveWhereYouLive
Remember Black Friday and Cyber Monday are coming soon!
In 2017 to date, DeKalb Medical has played an integral part in saving 23 LIVES through organ donation.
Ten of our patients have left the lasting legacy of life.
The 2017 Rachel’s Gift Angel Dash 5k and Fun Walk was a great success! Rachel’s Gift is a non-profit organization that partners with hospitals and provides no-cost mementos and support for families experiencing the loss of a baby.
The Angel Dash is held every third October in remembrance of babies who have passed away. DeKalb Medical had more 2017 Angel Dash registrants than any other hospital!
Thanks to all who supported Rachel’s Gift by participating or being a phantom runner:
Cornelius BrownEssence Barber
Sharon PuckettSherrie Barnes
UpToDate introduces its 25th specialty, anesthesiology.
This new specialty covers anesthesia topics related to surgical procedures and other interventions, pain management, opioid avoidance, blood transfusion, and postoperative critical care.
The new specialty is also a vital resource for general practice clinicians as well as specialists such as surgeons who routinely care for patients together with anesthesiologists.
Explore the new anesthesiology topics in UpToDate.