Hermitage, TN – Michael J. Belsante, M.D., urologist, was recently named Physician of the Quarter (Q1 of 2018) by the staff of TriStar Summit Medical Center.
Dr. Belsante was recognized by hospital staff for the care he demonstrates to patients and staff along with his commitment to improving the quality of care to those in our community. “We are extremely proud to recognize Dr. Belsante for his exemplary work on behalf of our patients and our community,” said Mary Ann Angle, CNO, TriStar Summit Medical Center. “TriStar Summit is committed to delivering quality patient care and we are proud to have him as part of our medical staff.” Dr. Belsante has received numerous awards, honors and scholarships for his achievements in medicine and quality improvement.
The Physician of the Quarter honor is given to physicians who exemplify the hospital’s mission statement, known as I SERVE: Integrity, Selfless, Exceptional quality, Respect, Visionary, Excellence. Criteria for nomination include:
- Shows concern and is an active listener
- Shows sensitivity to staff, patients and families
- Open to views and opinions of others
- Respectful and honest in interactions with others
TriStar Summit employees nominate physicians who exemplify the I Serve ideals. The physician with the largest number of nominations is chosen. At the end of the year, TriStar Summit employees will name a Physician of the Year, choosing from the four Physician of the Quarter recipients. TriStar Summit employees nominate physicians who meet the above criteria, and the physician with the largest number of nominations is chosen.
About TriStar Health
TriStar Health is the largest, most comprehensive healthcare provider in Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky, supporting over 430,000 patients and nearly 453,000 emergency room visits annually. TriStar Health comprises 10 hospitals, 13 emergency rooms, 21 imaging locations, 12 CareNow Urgent Care centers, 57 TriStar Medical Group provider office locations and related care areas conveniently located in communities around the region. Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at TriStar Health, part of HCA’s global network of cancer experts, offers a full range of services for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer, as well as comprehensive rehabilitation. Additional specialty care includes pediatric services provided through The Children’s Hospital at TriStar Centennial, advanced cardiology services provided through TriStar Centennial Heart & Vascular Center, and behavioral health services provided through TriStar Centennial Parthenon Pavilion and TriStar Skyline Madison Campus. Services are supported by over 1,600 physicians and nearly 9,500 employees – including nearly 3,800 nurses - who, above all else, are committed to the care and improvement of human life. TriStar Health is an affiliate of HCA, one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services. Learn more at TriStarHealth.com.