April 12th, 2005

Sandy Hoelzen is Great River Medical Center’s EXCEL Employee of the Month. Director of the Health Information Management Department, Hoelzen has worked at the hospital for nearly 38 years. She lives in Gladstone, Ill.

Criteria for EXCEL Employee of the Month are based on the health system’s philosophy of care. EXCEL stands for Enthusiastically friendly, X-ceeding expectations, Caring and compassion, Energetic teamwork, and Leadership and professionalism.