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Lake Huron Medical Center Celebrates December Employee and Volunteer of the Month

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  • Written By: Lisa Beedon

Lake Huron Medical Center (LHMC) celebrated its employees and volunteers during a recognition event where the Employee and Volunteer of the Month of December were announced.

The December 2016 Employee of the Month is Rita Lappin, RN. Rita is the Manager of Clinical Analytics and Data Processing and has been employed with LHMC since March of 1992. During LHMC’s recent transition to a new electronic medical records system, Rita went above and beyond to ensure a smooth implementation. She often visited staff and physicians to assist, train and receive feedback.

The December 2016 Volunteer of the Month is Carolyn Crowe. Carolyn has been volunteering with Lake Huron Medical Center since 2008 and is currently the Director of the Heavenly Hounds program. Her commitment to providing a high quality therapy dog program to our hospital is demonstrated through the constant education and training she provides to the dogs and their handlers. She recognizes the positive impact the dogs have on our patients and staff and strives to provide the best.

Lake Huron Medical Center extends a special thank you to Rita Lappin and Carolyn Crowe for making the Lake Huron Medical Center difference. If you would like to nominate a physician, employee, or volunteer at Lake Huron Medical Center, nomination forms can be found conveniently located throughout the hospital. Through the employee recognition program, Customer Care Chain, physicians, employees, volunteers, visitors and patients can nominate someone who displayed commendable qualities.