Nominees

2019 Winners

(presented in 2020 - *overall winner in category)

Ethical Conduct
*Nicole Priesmeyer, Program Director,  Jackson County Hospital District, Edna TX
T'Kem Viverette, Human Resources Assistant, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY  

Quality Care

*Sherrell Miles,  Lead Housekeeper, The Farley Center at Williamsburg Place, VA
Monecia Adams, Patient Registration Coordinator, MedStar Washington Hospital Center Outpatient Behavioral Health, Washington, D.C.
Karen Dorr, Executive Director, Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, VA
 

Good Catch/Safety Award - A Spirit of Diamond Special Recognition Award
TaMeika Young, Patient Care Technician, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY
Kadine Matthews-Lee, Patient Care Technician,Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY
Jennifer Best, Patient Care Technician, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY


2019 Nominees

Final List: Nomination forms are closed. 2/1/2020

Monecia Adams, Patient Registration Coordinator - MedStar Washington Hospital Center Behavioral Health, Washington, D.C.
Jennifer Best, Patient Care Tech - Westchester Medical Center Behavioral Health, Valhalla, NY
Cara Carbray, Executive Director of Behavioral Health - Masonicare, Wallingford, CT
Martha Cole, Program Director - Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital, Tucumcari, NM
Aliyah Dawson, Patient Care Tech - Westchester Medical Center Behavioral Health, Valhalla, NY
Karen Dorr, Executive Director, Inpatient - Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, VA
Mark Fitzsimmons, Program Manager - Refugio County Memorial Hospital, Refugio, TX
Keith Gostel, Education Coordinator Interim - Providence Behavioral Health Hospital, Holyoke, MA
Blake Jarrell, Utilization Review Manager - Pavilion at Williamsburg Place, Williamsburg, VA
Kadine Matthews-Lee, Patient Care Technician - Westchester Medical Center Behavioral Health, Valhalla, NY
James Lewter, Mental Health Tech - MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center, Clinton, MD
Sherrell Miles, Lead Housekeeper - Farley Center at Williamsburg Place, Williamsburg, VA
Donna Newell, Senior Patient Care Tech - Westchester Medical Center Behavioral Health, Valhalla, NY
Randy Pochet, Patient Care Tech - Westchester Medical Center Behavioral Health, Valhalla, NY
Nicole Priesmeyer, Program Director - Jackson County Hospital, Edna, TX
Teresa Taylor, Director of Clinical Quality and Compliance - Pavilion at Williamsburg Place, Williamsburg, VA
Erica Tucker, Patient Care Tech - Westchester Medical Center Behavioral Health, Valhalla, NY
Kerrie Shively, Lead Care Manager - Farley Center at Williamsburg Place, Williamsburg, VA
T’Kem Viverette, Talent Engagement Assistant - Westchester Medical Center Behavioral Health, Valhalla, NY
Octavia Wyman, Utilization Review Coordinator - Farley Center at Williamsburg Place, Williamsburg, VA
TaMeika Young, Patient Care Tech - Westchester Medical Center Behavioral Health, Valhalla, NY

Teams
Directors of Talent Engagement - Tracey Guidt, Campus at Williamsburg Place; Tamika Sanford, MedStar Washington Hospital Center Behavioral Health; James Cummings, Westchester Medical Center Behavioral Health
MedStar Washington Hospital Center, D.C., Inpatient Behavioral Health Leadership - Joe Denicola, Executive Director of Inpatient Services and team
Corporate Clinical Services Team - Divisional Directors, Kathryn Abernethy, Tommy Brown, Susan Moore, Carol Seggerty, Melissa Lehman and Dawn Chattin; Kelly Russell, Corporate Manager Performance Excellence & Specialty Services

 

2018 Winners

(presented in 2019 - *overall winner in category)

Quality Care
* Pete Snyder, Regional Director of Psychiatric Services - Providence Saint Patrick Hospital, Missoula, MT
Rodney Scales, Executive Director - Inpatient and PHP programs - MedStar Southern Maryland, Hospital Center, MD
Team - Jodi Dodwell, Barbara Diaz, Shelley Jackson and Cindy Reese,  MHTs and Therapists - Hunt Regional Outpatient Behavioral Health, Commerce, TX  (non-Diamond Employees)

Ethical Conduct
*Deborah Swenson, Front Office Coordinator - Wamego Health Center, Wamego, KS
Justin Hoover, Vice President, Administrative Services - Barry Robinson Center, Norfolk, VA  (non-Diamond Employee)
Maggie Mayfield, Assessment Referral Coordinator - St. Patrick Hospital Providence, Missoula, MT
 
Financial Stewardship
*James Cummings, Human Resources Director - Westchester Medical Center, BHC, Valhalla, NY
Cynthia Hrachovy, Mental Health Technician - Memorial Medical Center's Program Hope
Stewart Shand, Mental Health Technician - MedStar Washington Hospital Center, D.C.

 

2018 Nominees

The following individuals have been nominated by a peer because they demonstrated “over the top”  Excellence and Accountability in Quality Care, Ethical Conduct or Financial Stewardship.


Shelique Bailey, Patient Care Technician - Westchester Medical Center, BHC, Valhalla, NY
Burton Carriker,  CEO - Destiny Springs Healthcare , Surprise, Arizona
James Cummings, Human Resources Director - Westchester Medical Center, BHC, Valhalla, NY
Kira Derby, Registered Nurse - Pavilion at Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA
Lloyd Gordon, Patient Care Technician - Westchester Medical Center, BHC, Valhalla, NY
Monique Harris, Patient Care Technician - Westchester Medical Center, BHC, Valhalla, NY
Justin Hoover, Director Operations - Barry Robinson Center, Norfolk, VA
Cynthia Hrachovy, Mental Health Technician - Memorial Medical Center's Program Hope
Jane James, Registered Nurse - Inpatient Behavioral Health, Johnson Memorial Hospital, Stafford Springs, CT
Justin Mangold, Director of Clinical Services - The Farley Center, Williamsburg, VA
Frank Merriweather, Patient Care Technician - Westchester Medical Center, BHC, Valhalla, NY
Darryl Moody, Patient Care Technician - Westchester Medical Center, BHC, Valhalla, NY
Donna Newell, Patient Care Technician - Westchester Medical Center, BHC, Valhalla, NY
Odessa Ochoa, Physician Assistant - The Farley Center, Williamsburg, VA
Saquoya Patterson, Patient Care Technician - Westchester Medical Center, BHC, Valhalla, NY
Diane Ricci, Program Director, Outpatient Behavioral Health Programs, Winchester Medical Center Winchester, VA
Rodney Scales, Executive Director - Inpatient and PHP programs - MedStar Southern Maryland, Hospital Center, MD
Amy Semprivivo, HR Assistant - Westchester Medical Center, BHC, Valhalla, NY
Stewart Shand, Mental Health Technician - MedStar Washington Hospital Center, D.C.
Pete Snyder, Regional Director of Psychiatric Services - Providence Saint Patrick Hospital, Missoula, MT
Maggie Speasmaker, Assessment Referral Coordinator - St. Patrick Hospital Providence, Missoula, MT
Alison Stokes, Patient Care Technician - Westchester Medical Center, BHC, Valhalla, NY
Deborah Swenson, Front Office Coordinator - Wamego Health Center, Wamego, KS
John Young, Patient Care Technician - Westchester Medical Center, BHC, Valhalla, NY

Team

Jodi Dodwell, Barbara Diaz, Shelley Jackson and Cindy Reese,  MHTs and Therapists - Hunt Regional Outpatient Behavioral Health, Commerce, TX


Nominations for 2018 will be accepted through January 31, 2019.

 

2017 Winners

Quality Care
Marti Tolliver, Executive Director - Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, IL
Ashley Brueske, Counselor – Carney Hospital, Dorchester, MA  (non-Diamond employee)
Tonyell Plater-McBride, Mental Health Technician – MedStar Washington Hospital Center, D.C.
 
Ethical Conduct
WellBridge Healthcare Leadership & Staff – San Marcos, TX
 
Financial Stewardship
Stephanie Knight, Program Director - Fillmore County Hospital, Geneva, NE
Lisa Sandoval, Mental Health Technician - Ferrell Hospital, Eldorado, IL  (non-Diamond employee)
 

 

2017 Nominees

The following individuals have been nominated by a peer because they demonstrated “over the top”  Excellence and Accountability in Quality Care, Ethical Conduct or Financial Stewardship.

Jessica Barber, Director of Quality - WellBridge Healthcare, Fort Worth, TX
Jennifer Bedford, LVN – WellBridge Healthcare, Plano, TX
Ashley Brueske, Counselor – Carney Hospital, Dorchester, MA
Burton Carriker, Chief Executive Officer - WellBridge Healthcare,  Fort Worth, TX
Lori Diamant, Executive Director - Westchester Medical Center, BHC, Valhalla, NY
Stephanie Douglas, Director Quality Control - WellBridge Healthcare, Plano, TX
Margaret Fields, Activity Coordinator - Russell County Medical Center, Lebanon, VA
Traci Gray, VP Revenue Cycle – Williamsburg, VA  (not eligible, 2016 winner /2017 Vice President)
Darnetta Jefferson, Mental Health Technician - MedStar Washington Hospital Center, D.C.
Tammy Kelly, Mental Health Technician - Kimble Hospital, Junction, TX
Sydney Kiker, PMHNP - Treatment In Place ® Program, Richmond, VA
Stephanie Knight, Program Director - Fillmore County Hospital, Geneva, NE
Neil Konitzer, VP Information Technology - Corporate, Richmond, VA (not eligible, 2016 winner/2017 Vice President)
Donna Newell, Patient Care Technician - Westchester Medical Center, BHC Valhalla, NY
Keisha Nyarko, Patient Care Technician - Westchester Medical Center BHC, Valhalla, NY
Tonyell Plater-McBride, Mental Health Technician – MedStar Washington Hospital Center, D.C.
Maggie Mayfield, Assessment Referral Coor. – St. Patrick Hospital, Missoula, MT
Angela Meadows, VP Finance - Corporate, VA  (not eligible, Vice President)
Jason Melegari, Director Clinical Services – Corporate, Richmond, VA 
Sherrell Miles, Lead Housekeeper - Farley Center at Williamsburg Place, Williamsburg, VA
Yumika Porter, Mental Health Technician - WellBridge Healthcare, Plano, TX
Diane Ricci, Program Manager – Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, VA
Lisa Sandoval, Mental Health Technician - Ferrell Hospital, Eldorado, IL
Laura Schroeder, Scheduling Coordinator – WellBridge Healthcare, Fort Worth, TX
Nina Skinner, Registered Nurse – MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center, Clinton, MD
Jill Smeltzer, Clinical and Outreach Manager - Russell County Medical Center, Lebanon, VA
Katrina Smith, LVN – WellBridge Healthcare, Plano, TX
Victoria Somerset, Patient Care Technician - Westchester Medical Center BHC, Valhalla, NY
Trey Steckline, VP Operations - Corporate, Richmond, VA  (not eligible, Vice President)
Lois Stevens, Program Director - Hunt Memorial Hospital, Greenville, TX
Marti Tolliver, Executive Director - Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, IL
LaTonya Westbrook, Director Utilization Review - WellBridge Healthcare, Plano, TX

Team

Behavioral Health Pavilion of the VAs Team, Administrator and Directors - Bluefield, WV
WellBridge Healthcare Leadership & Staff – San Marcos, TX
 
 

Celebrating our 2016 Winners!

Quality Care
Kathy O’Neill - Executive Director Behavioral Health, Steward Health, Carney Hospital, Dorchester, MA
 
Ethical Conduct
Princeton Community Hospital Team,  Princeton, WV
Deb Brown, Behavioral Health Therapist  (non-Diamond employee), Kimberly Keen, Program Director and Jessica Conley, Occupational Therapist Assistant
 
Financial Stewardship
Revenue Cycle & IT Teams
Corporate Office, Richmond, VA  & Williamsburg, VA
 
Michelle Hayes - Executive Assistant, The Farley Center at Williamsburg Place, 
Williamsburg, VA
 

Congratulations to our 2016 finalists underlined below!