Jessica Hakemeier

JESSICA HAKEMEIERASSISTANT BUSINESS SERVICES DIRECTOR John Quincy Adams, 6th President of the United States, said “Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” Here at Hugh Chatham, our devoted team makes the choice each day to persevere for our patients — regardless of how difficult the task at hand or conditions might be. This week’s Hugh Chatham Way Highlight focuses on Assistant…

Susan Lyon

SUSAN LYONHOUSEKEEPING ATTENDANT Motivational writer of Think Great: Be Great!, Lailah Akita quoted, “When your environment is clean, you feel happy, motivated, and healthy.”  Whether we are caring for the sick or bringing new life into the world, our patients receive high quality care because of our efforts to create the safest and cleanest environment possible. This week’s Hugh…

Lindsay Cox

LINDSAY COX, RNTEAM LEADER, REGIONAL WOUND CARE In the motivational book, The Light In the Heart by Roy Bennett, he quotes, “Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make, makes you. Choose wisely.” At Hugh Chatham,…

Sam Baldillo

SAM BALDILLOSOCIAL WORKER, EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT When Larry Shay, Mark Fisher, and Joe Goodwin all sat down and wrote “When You’re Smiling,” they never expected it to be sung by the greats like Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra, and Billie Holiday. For those unfamiliar with this song, one of the lyrics is “When you’re smilin’, when you’re smilin’,…

Vicky Tysor

VICKY TYSORSENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT John Keegan, military historian, once said “Soldiers, when committed to a task, can’t compromise. It’s unrelenting devotion to the standards of duty and courage, absolute loyalty to others, not letting a task go until it’s done.” While our calling may be different, we share many of the same borne by those…

Amber Whitt

AMBER WHITTOFFICE ASSISTANT, YADKIN VALLEY HOME HEALTH Author Richelle Goodrich quotes, “Service is a smile. It is an acknowledging wave, a reaching handshake…. It’s the simple acts that matter most because the greatest service to a human soul has always been the kindness of recognition.” Warm, friendly exchanges, empathy and understanding create lasting memories for…

Amy Vestal

AMY VESTALMAMMOGRAPHY TECHNOLOGIST One thing that sets Hugh Chatham apart from the rest is our passion for excellence – to do more than what is required, with sincerity, and to do it exceptionally well. William Hazlitt, famous essayist and literary critic, quotes, “A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and…

Cathy & Kenny Mabe

CATHY & KENNY MABECNAs, SECOND FLOOR At Hugh Chatham, our People naturally have empathy for, and are dedicated to serving others. Our caring nature is simply part of who we are, and why we’ve chosen to work in healthcare. When unforeseen challenges present, this passion never wavers; we are steadfast in supporting each other. Ivan…

Becky Wing

BECKY WINGPUBLIC SAFETY SCREENER Coretta Scott King, American Author and wife of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, quoted, “The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” This week’s Hugh Chatham Way Highlight focuses on someone who is genuinely invested in the wellbeing of others, and…

Angela Branch

ANGELA BRANCHPUBLIC SAFETY SCREENER In the words of American poet and philosopher Henry David Thoreau, “As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental…