Emergency Room Workers Recommit to Patients and Community

Published On 05/19/2010

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Emergency room associates at Methodist University Hospital and leaders from Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare gathered outside the emergency room to take a few minutes to reflect, remember, and re-affirm their commitment to caring for those who are sick or injured.

The emergency room at Methodist University Hospital is a constant hub of activity, as nurses, doctors, and other medical personnel care for patients with a wide range of illnesses and injuries from minor to severe and life-threatening.

Emergency room associates at Methodist University Hospital and leaders from Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare gathered outside the emergency room to take a few minutes to reflect, remember, and re-affirm their commitment to caring for those who are sick or injured. During the ceremony, Gary Shorb, president and CEO, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, thanked associates for their hard work and dedication to their patients. Kathy Grzeskiewicz, director of emergency services for Methodist University Hospital also thanked associates for their commitment to delivering exceptional patient care, and said it was important to reconnect with the reasons they chose health care as their profession.

“We are so busy we don’t take the time to remember why we went into health care and how important we are to the community,” said Kathy Grzeskiewicz, director of emergency services for Methodist University Hospital. “It’s important that we pause to reaffirm our commitment to follow our mission and our dedication to providing the best care to our patients.”

On average, 160 patients are treated daily in the emergency room at Methodist University Hospital.