HERMITAGE, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2015) — HCA’s TriStar Summit Medical Center recently announced the recipients of the 2014 Frist Humanitarian Award presented nationally to Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) employees and volunteers. TriStar Summit Medical Center 2014 recipients include: Alex Stephens, clinical pharmacist, Arlene Stewart, hospital volunteer and Dr. John Boskind, general surgeon. This honor places all three recipients in nomination for the nationwide 2014 Frist Humanitarian Award, the highest honor an employee, volunteer or physician can earn within HCA, the parent company of TriStar Summit Medical Center.
"TriStar Summit is committed to delivering quality patient care and we are extremely proud to recognize our employees, volunteers and physicians for their efforts on behalf of our patients and our community," said Jeff Whitehorn, CEO, TriStar Summit Medical Center. "Their exemplary work and compassion set a high standard for health care professionals and we are proud to have them as part of our family. Undoubtedly, our patients benefit from the kind of commitment and humanitarian efforts they demonstrate each day."
The Frist Humanitarian Awards were created to recognize one employee, one volunteer and one physician at each HCA facility who demonstrate extraordinary concern for the welfare and happiness of patients and their community. The Humanitarian Awards are given annually in recognition of the humanitarian spirit and philanthropic work of the late Dr. Thomas F. Frist, Sr., one of the founders of Hospital Corporation of America.