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July 2014 Spectrum

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Spectrum IN THIS ISSUE July 2014 2 CEO Column 3 EWL Student Spotlight 4 Patient Care Awards 6 Epic Update 8 Have you been Spotted? 10 Legacy Society Annual Luncheon 11 Interpreter Services Offer 24/7 Assistance New Relationships Demonstrate Lahey Health's Commitment to Improving Health Care e affiliation of Lahey Clinic, Beverly Hospital, Addison Gilbert Hospital, Lahey Health Behavioral Services, Lahey Health Senior Care, and—our newest member— Winchester Hospital has strengthened Lahey Health. We are an organization where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. In 2014, we continue to build our foundation. We are on our way to becoming a health care delivery model that may be replicated across the country. In the last few months, several organizations have joined our efforts and will help extend Lahey Health's vision to provide high-quality, high-value, community-focused care. Winchester Hospital Winchester Hospital is an exceptional organization that will only add to Lahey Health's ability to provide high-quality, efficient care in the communities we serve. e medical staff and all other colleagues at Winchester Hospital provide spectacular care and an exceptional patient experience. eir physician engagement is stellar, and they have achieved distinguished community support. And, it is a great place to work. ey have unequaled employee satisfaction and were named a top employer in annual surveys such as the Boston Globe and Boston Business Journal. We will build a stronger system of care in key clinical program areas that are responsive to the health needs of the community. Winchester Hospital patients will gain access to tertiary-level EWL Program Celebrates 20 th Year e graduates and teachers of the English as a Working Language program celebrated the program's 20th annual graduation on June 10. e program first started in August of 1994 when the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and its Department of Medical Securities granted $86,450 to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center (then Lahey Clinic) to initiate an English-as-a-second language program for the employees who had not yet mastered it. Because of the enthusiasm and accomplishments of the first class of students, Human Resources invested in the program, allowing foreign colleagues to learn how to speak English during the past 20 years for free. Today, students representing nearly 20 different countries participate in the program, which allows them to flourish professionally and culturally in their new country. Past and present English as a Working Language (EWL) students celebrate the 20th Graduation Ceremony. From left, first row: Pat McAuliffe, EWL Director; Antonide LaFrance, Environmental Services; Lucien Dorne, Endoscopy; Marc Rhuma, OR; Marc Tabet, Food and Nutrition; Claudia Rodriguez, Nursing Assistant; Yuko Gosselin, Food and Nutrition; Maria Petkiewich, Food and Nutrition. From left, second row: Abdallah Malhi, Anesthesiology; Rosalba Londono, Valet Services; Lei Li, Food and Nutrition; and Kathy McAlpine, EWL Teacher. (continued on page 8) (continued on page 3)

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