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Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne Honors Top Employees, Manager, Volunteer
02/28/2011

CLEBURNE, Texas — When Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne recently named two employees, a volunteer, and a manager of the year, it became clear that all four individuals had two things in common — compassion and a dedication to detail.

Cindy Hartt (left), Lee Lennington and Marsha Adams were recently honored by Texas Health Cleburne
Cindy Hartt (left), Lee Lennington and Marsha Adams were recently honored by Texas Health Cleburne.
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“Nearly every health care worker goes into the field to help patients, but in the day to day bustle it’s easy to be pulled into the task at hand,” said Blake Kretz, FACHE, hospital president. “These employees exhibit the best of Texas Health Cleburne.”

Cindy Hartt, MSW, LMSW, works in medical management and received the Clinical Employee of the Year award. Her nominator said that Hartt consistently tells patients, “I will be happy to do that.” It seems simple, but combined with Hartt’s follow through it makes a big difference to patients and their families.

Marsha Adams, a human resources generalist, was named Non-Clinical Employee of the Year. Adams took on extra responsibilities while the hospital found a new director of human resources. “She is absolutely fantastic,” her nominator said.

Lee Lennington, radiology director, was named Leader of Excellence. His nominator wrote that Lennington expects nothing but excellence in himself and his employees and is quick to provide information and help to other employees and to patients and their families.

Joy Garey was named Volunteer of the Year. Garey oversees the Texas Health Cleburne gift shop. “Joy dedicates a lot of time and effort to finding great items for our patients and their families,” said her nominator.

“We are happy to recognize Cindy, Marsha, and Lee for their outstanding work each day and Joy for the hours she gives to the hospital,” Kretz said. “We encourage our patients and their families to let us know how our employees are doing during your visits or through our patient satisfaction surveys. We truly appreciate the feedback and use it to improve our service and recognize employees.”

About Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne is a 137-bed acute-care, full-service hospital that has served Cleburne and the Johnson County area since 1986. The hospital’s services include surgery, women’s services, urology, orthopedics and ear, nose and throat care. Texas Health Cleburne, an affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, has been recognized with the 2007 Premier/Carescience Select Practice National Quality Award. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org/Cleburne.

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served. Texas Health’s system of 13 hospitals includes Texas Health Harris Methodist, Texas Health Arlington Memorial, Texas Health Presbyterian, and an organization for medical research and education.

Texas Health is a partner in eight additional hospitals or surgery centers.

Texas Health Physicians Group provides a variety of models for engagement with physicians. Texas Health Partners is a joint venture development and management company owned by Texas Health Resources. Texas Health MedSynergies is a joint venture that offers physicians a range of office management and other business services to support their practices. Texas Health SingleSource Staffing is a joint venture designed to help Texas Health hospitals improve patient care by recruiting and retaining quality nurses and allied healthcare professionals. For more information about Texas Health Resources, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org.

Doctors on the medical staff practice independently and are not employees or agents of the hospital.

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