Skyline Medical Center Names Humanitarian Award Recipients
(Nashville, TN)-April 1, 2011)-Skyline Medical Center has announced their recipients
for the 2010 Frist Humanitarian Awards.
The Frist Humanitarian Awards, created in 1971, honor individuals for their outstanding
humanitarian and volunteer activities and are given each year in recognition of the caring
spirit and philanthropic work of HCA founder the late Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
Social Worker and Case Manager Julie Mathias was honored as the employee recipient,
General Surgeon Pramod Wasudev, M.D. won in the physician category, and Barbara
Brake was named the volunteer winner.
“I could not be more proud of the caring staff that we have here at Skyline Medical
Center,” says Chief Executive Officer Steve Otto. “In a world where time is in limited
supply, these individuals have made extraordinary efforts to show true compassion, care
and dignity to those in need.”
Recognized nationally for its neuroscience services, Skyline is the first hospital in
Tennessee to earn "Primary Stroke Center" certification from the Joint Commission on
Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Part of the TriStar Family of Hospitals,
Skyline is also known for its cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, rehabilitation and
emergency services. As an Accredited Chest Pain Center, Skyline Medical Center, is
focused on quality outcomes and is a leading provider of emergency heart care for people
throughout Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky. Skyline Medical Center was also
named as one of America’s Top 100 Hospitals by Thompson Reuters 2009. For more
information, please contact TriStar MedLine at 615-342-1919.