News from Around the Health System

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Bon Secours New York’s D’Ambrosio Receives Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award

Bon Secours New York Health System recently announced Dominic D’Ambrosio, administrator of Schervier Nursing Care Center, is the 2016 recipient of the ACHCA Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award.  The award, named in memory of visionary ACHCA member Eli Pick, recognizes administrators whose teams have achieved dimensions of organizational quality that few others have been able to reach.  D’Ambrosio was one of 247 recipients to receive the award, which recognizes the administrator of record who provided leadership throughout the award year.  Eligibility for this award is based on three years of skilled nursing facility (SNF) survey data, including the Health, Fire (Life Safety), and Complaint Surveys, as well as top quartile performance on designated Quality Measures. The criteria also included an 80% or greater facility occupancy and a three year avoidance of a Special Focus Facility status.


Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital Gives Back to Greenup Schools Brown Bag Program

Employees at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, part of Bon Secours Kentucky Health System, Ashland, Kentucky, recently conducted a food drive to benefit the Greenup County Schools’ Nutrition Service and Youth Service Centers’ Brown Bag Program.  The donation was part of the hospital’s National Nurses Week activities, as the hospital’s nursing staff has continued the tradition of giving back by participating in the food drive.  The goal of the brown bag program is to provide simple, kid-friendly meals and snacks for the children to have for the weekend and times when school will not be in session.


Baltimore Sun Features Community Works’ Re-Entry Success Program

The Baltimore Sun recently featured Bon Secours Baltimore Health System’s re-entry program for returning citizens to West Baltimore.  “Re-Entry Success,” part of Bon Secours Community Works, was created in an effort to ease the transition back into the community for individuals released from prison. The 12-week training course addresses the challenges of reintegration and teaches an array of life skills in a positive, collaborative environment.  To read the story, click here


Fox News Features New Roper St. Francis Program For Cancer Patients

Fox News recently ran a health feature on the Reimagine program at Roper St. Francis Cancer Center, Charleston, South Carolina.  The program helps people overcome the emotional impact of cancer.  To view the story, click here.


Virginia News Station Features Bon Secours Hampton Roads Internist

WAVY-TV 10 in Hampton Roads, Virginia, recently featured Dr. Paa-Kofi Obeng, an internist with Nansemound Suffolk Family Practice, part of Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System, Suffolk, Virginia, during a segment about Stroke Awareness Month.  To see the video, click here.


Richmond Times-Dispatch Features New Bon Secours Memorial Regional Postpartum Rooms

The Richmond Times-Dispatch recently ran a feature on the new postpartum rooms in the labor and delivery unit at Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center, part of Bon Secours Richmond Health System, Mechanicsville, Virginia.  All new mothers and babies can now stay on the same secure, locked floor, whereas previously some patients were put into overflow rooms on a different floor.  To read the story, click here.