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About Palmetto General Hospital

Palmetto General Hospital opened its doors in 1971 with just 50 beds. Today, our hospital serves more than 130,000 patients per year. From bariatrics to breast cancer imaging, we’ve received many designations for quality care. Although we appreciate these prestigious honors, we are most honored by the opportunity to serve you and your loved ones. We’re committed to finding new ways to improve and make our hospital the best place for patients, physicians and employees. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you, and we are here any time you need help.

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Palmetto General Hospital Recognizes Employees During Hospital Week

Feb 12, 2020

PGH Hospital Week

Left to right: Julie Garcia, quality management officer; Elizabeth Camarena, chief human resources officer; Gina Diaz, chief operating officer; Oscar Vicente, chief financial officer; Carlos Figueroa-Negron, 2015 Employee of the Year; Ana Mederos, CEO; Kathleen Guido, chief nursing officer. 

Hialeah, Florida (May 28, 2015)
- As part of its National Hospital Week observance, Palmetto General Hospital recognized some of its most dedicated employees.

Norma Guerra, front desk receptionist, was honored for her 40 years of service to the hospital, and Patricia Hammond, medical transcriptionist, was recognized for 45 years of service. Erna E. Cunningham, director of health management, and Madge L. Miller, LPN, were named the 2015 Tenet Heroes. Stefen Blanco, RN, was chosen as the 2015 Nurse of the Year, and Carlos Figueroa-Negron was honored as the 2015 Employee of the Year.

“I congratulate Norma, Patricia, Erna, Madge, Stefen and Carlos on each of their designations for excelling in their respective fields,” said Ana Mederos, CEO of Palmetto General Hospital. 

National Hospital Week is celebrated annually during the week of May 10-16. Through this year’s theme, Where Miracles Happen Every Day, hospitals all over the U.S. acknowledged the men and women who support the health of their communities through dedication and compassionate care.