February 8th, 2006

Great River Health Systems recently named its first three EXCEL Service Heroes in 2006. The award is based on actions that extend beyond the health systems’ core values: enthusiastically friendly, X-ceeding expectations caring and compassionate, energetic teamwork, and leadership and professionalism.

The EXCEL Service Heroes are:
• Judy Johnson, Heritage Medical Equipment and Supplies, Oquawka, Ill. Johnson joined the health system in May 1996.
• Jeannie Olsen, Acute Care Center, West Burlington, has been an employee since October 1997.
• Marilyn Peterson, Transitional Care Unit, West Burlington. Peterson began working at Great River Medical Center in February 1970.