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Published on June 22, 2016

KishHealth System Recognizes Achievements with Pillar Awards of Excellence

June 22, 2016

  • The Service Pillar Award was presented to the Valley West Hospital Surgical Services team.
  • The Quality Pillar Award was presented to the KishHealth System Clinical Education department.
  • The Quality Pillar Award was presented to the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative Task Force.

DEKALB, Ill. – KishHealth System, part of Northwestern Medicine, recognized employees, teams, and departments who have demonstrated significant achievements toward the health system’s organizational goals in the areas of Service, People, Quality, Finance, and Growth at the 14th annual Employee Recognition Banquet, May 9, at the Duke Ellington Ballroom, Northern Illinois University.

The Pillar Awards of Excellence recognize those who show sustainability of results, a one-time major organizational contribution that has a major impact on a Pillar with above and beyond performance, recognizing employees, teams, and departments who have demonstrated significant achievements toward the health system’s organizational goals in the areas of Service (patient Experience), Quality (Excellence in Practice), People (Leadership, Employee Engagement), Finance (Resource Management), and Growth (Market Share).

The Service Pillar Award was presented to the Valley West Hospital Surgical Services team. Quality Pillar Awards were presented to both the KishHealth System Clinical Education department and to the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative Task Force. The People Pillar Award was presented to Jill Flaherty, Compensation & HRIS analyst, KishHealth System Human Resources. The Finance Pillar Award was presented to Deb Angel, Kishwaukee Hospital Sterile Processing supervisor. And the Growth Pillar Award was presented to the Kishwaukee Hospital Cardiac and Vascular Interventional Suite.

For more information about KishHealth System, part of Northwestern Medicine, visit www.kishhealth.org

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