09 Oct AdCare Hospital Recognizes Kristina Cunningham for Excellence in Customer Service and Debra Baumgartner, RN for Excellence in Patient Care
(October 2018, Worcester, MA) – The recipient of the Excellence in Customer Service Award, Kristina Cunningham, an insurance specialist and supervisor in First Contact Services, “has shown tremendous professional growth in her ten years at AdCare Hospital,” said Diedre Quealey, RN, Director, in presenting the award. “’Krissy’ is compassionate and professional in her interactions with insurance companies, patients, and staff; she also assists new employees in learning their jobs and interacts with other departments within the hospital to assist with any insurance questions once patients are admitted.” (Pictured with Jeffrey Hillis, President and CEO of AdCare Hospital).
Debra Baumgartner, RN, an evening nursing supervisor, is the 2018 recipient of AdCare Hospital’s Excellence in Patient Care Award. Ms. Baumgartner, who joined AdCare as a nurse in 2006, always considers the patient first. “Deb is highly compassionate toward our patients, and forms the kind of interdisciplinary relationships with staff that are needed to deliver quality patient care,” said Kara Levinson, RN, BSN, Director of Nursing, in presenting the award.
Experience matters. For nearly forty-five years, AdCare has helped individuals and families recover from substance use. In addition to AdCare Hospital, New England’s only alcohol and drug specialty hospital, AdCare has a residential treatment program in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, and outpatient services throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island. For more information about AdCare programs and services, call 1-800-ALCOHOL or visit adcare.com. AdCare … your recovery begins here.