Employee Dedication

Aultman Health Foundation employees put the "care" in health care. They are courteous, compassionate people who are passionate about providing positive Aultman experiences for patients, families, co-workers and the community.

You Make a Difference Award 
The Aultman You Make a Difference Award recognizes employees who consistently exceed their job expectations and provide exceptional experiences for patients and internal customers.

Brenda Fomich, a physical therapy assistant for Aultman Home Health Care, earned the 2009 You Make a Difference Employee of the Year Award. Brenda goes beyond her job duties to follow up with patients after discharge from home physical therapy to see how they are doing. In addition, she selects patients in need and delivers home-cooked holiday meals to them.

Golden Apple Award
Golden Apple winners are hard-working, dedicated employees who represent Aultman Health Foundation positively. The 2009 Golden Apple award winners are (left to right):

  • Judy Woods, Emergency Department
  • Mary Groman, Hospital Therapy Services
  • Roxanne Voorhes, MSO
  • Robin Diehl, Home Health Care
  • Deb Mohr, Quality Assurance
  • Joanne Barson, Registration Unit
  • Rob Bergmeyer, IT Development
  • Edward Martin, SAT Healthquest Services
  • Michael Scheetz, PrimeTime Health Plan
  • Marc Wiseman, Guest Services

Rising Stars
Rising Stars are employees with less than five years of service who are dedicated to excellence and have advancement potential. The 2009 Rising Stars are (left to right):

  • Steve Mueller, Security Services
  • Brenda Brown, Grief Services
  • Kassandra Brady, Memorial 4 East
  • Amanda Graybill, Medical Records
  • Jared Scaife, SAT Core Services
  • Kelli Scott, Human Resources
  • Raza Fayyaz, AultCare Information Systems
  • Sara Schaub, Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Nicole Thorn, MSO

Points of Caring Award
The Points of Caring award program recognizes Aultman nurses who exemplify caring and compassion toward patients, commitment to the nursing profession, clinical excellence and community involvement. Receiving the 2009 Points of Caring award were:

  • Rhonda Fleischman, Aultman Heart Center
  • Frances Kessler, Aultman Newborn Intensive Care Unit
  • Sara Reich, Surgery
  • Jo Richmond, Aultman College of Nursing student
  • Inpatient Palliative Care Unit Development Team: Julie Cairns, Diane Green, Marshanna Hanna, Catherine Hatfield, Donna King, Diana Jones, Kerri Mowrer, Carlene Miller, Janet Moore, Tina Parker, Denise Rollyson, Linda Shroades, Janine Stinchcomb and Amber Vargo  

  • Boards and Committees
    Aultman employees are active in community organizations ranging from Goodwill Industries to Pegasus Farm to the Wilderness Center. They get involved because they want to make a personal investment in the community, whether it's ensuring people have adequate housing or making sure children have safe places to play. 

    From a professional standpoint, Aultman employees share their expertise and insight with health care peers in oreganizations ranging from the State of Ohio Emergency Medical Services Board to the Canton/Akron Alliance of Cardiovascular Professionals. They share best practices and work together to improve health care throughout the state.