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  1. Connected Leadership: Wellpath Celebrates Pride Month

    Wellpath Celebrates Pride Month June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and we’d like to take this week to recognize members of the LGBTQ+ community who have made major contributions to medicine. While Pride is a month-long celebration, Wellpath celebrates our diverse workforce every day of the year. Wellpath is committed to ensuring all team members, regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion, feel welcome, safe, and respected in their place of work. Many of these individuals overcame rampant persecution; and while great societal strides have been made, it’s important to recognize the role we play as leaders to create a safe environment for all team members.     Like our other cultural celebration messages, this list is […]

  2. Wellpath announces new partnership at Rowan County Detention Center

    ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) – Wellpath, a Tennessee-based healthcare company, has announced its new partnership with the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office and jail. The one-year agreement began June 1 and provides medical and mental health services for patients at this facility. “We look forward to working with the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office and providing quality, compassionate healthcare to every patient,” said Linda Pansulla, Regional Vice President. “Wellpath is excited about our new partnership and eager to continue our mission of putting patients first.” The Rowan County Board of Commissioners made the decision to contract with Wellpath, LLC after a process of research and deliberation about the best way to deliver high-quality care, according to a press release. “Rowan County has […]

  3. Connected Leadership: Humor at Work

    Make Humor a Part of the Job Workplace humor has countless benefits. Forbes published an article that includes some major benefits to workplace humor. This list is certainly not all-inclusive, but we’ve included some of those here: People will enjoy working with you. With how much time we spend at work, humor can help us stay positive and pleasant during the longer hours. Authentic humor is a great way to win friends and influence people. Humor is a major stress buster. It offers a mental shift in how you view personal stressors; an emotional response; and a physical response that relaxes you when you laugh. Humor humanizes. Humor helps leaders and team members to come together. When team members can […]

  4. Wellpath Announces New Partnership to Provide Comprehensive Medical and Mental Health at Rowan County Sheriff’s Office

    Nashville, TN– Today, Wellpath is announcing its new partnership with Rowan County NC Sheriff’s Office. The one-year agreement begins June 1 and will provide comprehensive medical and mental health services for patients at this facility. “We look forward to working with the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office and providing quality, compassionate healthcare to every patient,” said Linda Pansulla, Regional Vice President. “Wellpath is excited about our new partnership and eager to continue our mission of putting patients first.” The Rowan County Board made the decision to contract with Wellpath, LLC after a process of research and deliberation about the best way to deliver high-quality care. Rowan County has chosen a great partner in Wellpath,” said Sheriff Kevin Auten. “We have a […]

  5. Remembering Our Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day

    This weekend, we honor the women and men in uniform who gave their lives in service to our country. Many of us have friends and loved ones who have served in the Armed Forces, and some of us have felt the loss of a service member personally. We will not forget these brave women and men who made the ultimate sacrifice. As we head into this holiday weekend, I hope each of you is able to take some much-needed time to rest and recharge with your families, and that you take a moment to reflect and give thanks to our fallen heroes. Be Well, Stay Safe…. BEN SLOCUM Chief Operating Officer

  6. Connected Leadership: Mental Health Awareness Month

      How Can I Demonstrate Mental Health Awareness? In our fast-paced, high-demand environment, it’s vital that we do our part as leaders to maintain our own mental health. Here are some tips that will hopefully empower you as you look to do just that: Take care of yourself. No, really, this simple idea is easily lost in the day-to-day rush of everyday life. You know your limits, emotional triggers, and what will energize you. It’s okay to take a break. Exercise, get quality sleep, read for pleasure, do what works best for you. Prioritize personal time the same way you’d prioritize an important appointment. Disconnect, even if for a little while. Remember to stop and smell the roses. It can […]

  7. Fresno County jail vaccination campaign making strides for entire community

    Fresno County jail vaccination campaign making strides for entire community FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — A vaccination operation at the Fresno County jail is making major strides toward stopping the spread of COVID-19. Almost as soon as the gates close behind a new Fresno County jail inmate, COVID comes up. The booking process now includes COVID testing and when tests come back negative, medical staff members from Wellpath offer a vaccination. “I think it’s important with the congregant setting that we have in the jail that we offer this because of how contagious the disease is and how close the inmates have to be while they’re in custody,” said Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims. Wellpath started giving shots to willing inmates […]

  8. Connected Leadership: Celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

    Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month This week’s message recognizes and celebrates Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) Heritage Month. First celebrated in 1992, AAPI Heritage Month honors the history, culture, accomplishments, and sacrifices of the Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities. This message highlights some of these individuals today. At Wellpath, we embrace the diversity of our team members and champion their individual success, as well as their contributions to our success as an organization. We hope you learn something new today! Margaret Chung – The first confirmed Chinese American woman to graduate from medical school, Dr. Chung established one of the first Western medical clinics in Chinatown in the 1920s. She also volunteered as a front-line surgeon during WWII. Takamine Jokichi – […]

  9. Milwaukee County Jail earns accreditation from the National Commission on Correctional Health Care

    MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — The Milwaukee County Jail, for the first time in its history, earned accreditation from the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC). Milwaukee County Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas made the announcement Monday, May 17. Officials say NCCHC accreditation has long been recognized as the industry gold standard in high-quality correctional health care. The Milwaukee County Jail achieved the accreditation following a process of on-site analysis, inspection, and compliance with NCCHC’s Standards for Health Service in Jails, which are considered the most respected national standards in correctional health care, according to officials. Sheriff Lucas said an experienced physician and other experts in correctional healthcare surveyed the facility for compliance with standards on safety, personnel and training, healthcare services […]

  10. Santa Barbara County Jail Awarded Accreditation from National Commission on Correctional Health Care

    Santa Barbara, Calif. – The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce that it has earned accreditation from the National Commission on Correctional Health Care by demonstrating compliance with NCCHC’s Standards for Health Services in Jails. Accreditation recognizes the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office’s dedication to compliance with the most respected standards in correctional health care. The Santa Barbara County Jail underwent a rigorous on-site survey in September, 2020. An experienced physician and other experts in correctional health care surveyed the facility for compliance with standards on safety, personnel and training, health care services and support, patient care and treatment, health promotion, special needs and services, health records and legal issues. Sheriff Brown said “This is a milestone […]

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