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Gwinnett Medical Center Honors Staff for National Hospital Week Celebration (May 9-15, 2010)

05.09.2010

Lawrenceville & Duluth, GA – Chairman Bannister and the Board of Commissioners declare it Hospital Week in Gwinnett and recognized GMC with an official proclamation. The resolution recognizes that GMC is transforming healthcare in the Gwinnett community. The week is designed to honor the tireless dedication of healthcare professionals who provide exceptional care with a focus on wellness that extends into the community they serve.

This week, Gwinnett Medical Center takes time to acknowledge the diversity of talent within our hospitals and facilities and recognizes the efforts of our dedicated hospital employees. GMC’s ongoing transformation of healthcare in Gwinnett is evident through the construction of a new patient tower, a public campaign to bring open heart surgery to our community, advanced minimally-invasive surgical procedures as well as the implementation of bariatric and robotic surgery and a leading sports medicine program. All of these advancements are made possible by the dedication of the more than 4,300 associates of Gwinnett Medical Center. This entire spectrum of care ensures that Gwinnett’s nearly 800,000 residents can receive the quality of care they deserve.

“National Hospital Week is a time to celebrate our progress and look to the future,” said Phil Wolfe, president and CEO of Gwinnett Medical Center. “Excellence in healthcare is a team effort — no one does it alone. Gwinnett Medical Center’s associates are committed to the quality of care that makes transforming healthcare possible.”

 

GMC’s quality has yielded national recognition from several prestigious organizations, which includes American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Beacon Award Recipient, 2010 Gold Award and Gold Plus Award for stroke care, ranking among the top 5% of healthcare systems in the nation as well as a place among America’s safest hospitals according to Forbes magazine.