2nd Cup of Coffee discusses Medicare benefits

Xiomara Rogers, legal assistant from Davis & Associates, presented 3249SecondCup310x153 an overview of Medicare benefits, prescription coverage and fraud to the Second Cup of Coffee meeting recently. Part of our Senior Discovery program, 2nd Cup of Coffee meets the second Wednesday of each month from 9:30 -11 a.m. in the Terrace Cafeteria. Programs include games, fellowship and health related presentations.

Accounting receives rebate check

Regions Bank presented a check for $191,075.59 to the Accounting 00014AccountingCheck310x153 department as part of their 2014 PCard rebate. The rebate is earned based on dollars paid to our vendors by credit cards. This is an alternate payment method to issuing checks to SAMC vendors. From left, Jay Strenger, Regions Bank; Jennifer Luster, Regions Bank; Derek Miller, Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer; Karen Brinck, Accounting; Kim Childree, Accounting; Debra Hurst, Accounting; Lynne Wisener, Regions Bank; Tara McNeal, Accounting; Kathy Hill, Accounting; Lamar Brooks, Regions Bank; and Mark O’Mary, Regions Bank. Regions also presented a bicycle as part of their appreciation. Debra Hurst was the winner of the bicycle.

Third quarter SAMMY luncheon recognizes eight

SAMC announced eight SAMMY nominees at the quarterly SAMMY 4132SAMMYGroup310x153 luncheon on July 15. The luncheon is held in the W.G. "Guy" Hardwick board room in honor of each quarter's SAMMY nominees.

Ron Owen, CEO, offered his comments of gratitude for the group's outstanding service to SAMC and the community. "Each of you exemplify what it means to live our Service Essentials not only here at SAMC, but in your lives outside the hospital. We want you to know how much we appreciate your commitment to service," Owen said.

The group is now eligible to receive SAMC's annual SAMMY award in October.

From left: Patsy Culverson, Patient Navigator; Pam DeFloran, Surgery; Rick McGowan, Design and Construction; Sharon Bidwell, Rehabilitation Services; Vivian Bennett, 5-East/Urology; Judy Bundy, Enterprise Sleep Clinic; Vanessa Brown, Behavioral Health; Peggy Givens, 3-Central/Pediatrics.