Haywood Regional Medical Center Names 2016 Mercy Award Winner

June 10, 2016

Haywood Regional Medical Center Names 2016 Mercy Award Winner

Jennifer Stickle recognized for demonstrating compassion and unwavering commitment to helping others

CLYDE, NC (JUNE 07, 2016) – Haywood Regional Medical Center, which is part of LifePoint Health, recently announced that Jennifer Stickle, LPCA, LCASA has been recognized as the hospital’s 2016 Mercy Award winner. Stickle is one of roughly 70 other individuals across LifePoint Health, a leading healthcare company that employs more than 46,000 individuals, to receive this award. Stickle works in the Behavioral Health Unit at HRMC.

The annual Mercy Award program was established in 2002 to honor the life of Scott Mercy, LifePoint’s founding chairman and chief executive officer (CEO). It recognizes one employee from each of LifePoint’s 72 healthcare facilities, and the Health Support Center based in Brentwood, Tenn., who profoundly touches the lives of others and best represents the spirit and values on which the company was founded. The Mercy Award is considered the highest honor a LifePoint employee can receive.


“At Haywood Regional Medical Center, we share LifePoint’s commitment to making communities healthier, and we realize that the hard work and dedication of our employees is critical to our success,” said Rod Harkleroad, Chief Executive Officer of Haywood Regional Medical Center. “Every day, Jennifer Stickle goes above and beyond to demonstrate a level of care and compassion that we want every person who enters our facilities to experience. We are extremely proud to recognize Jennifer for her efforts on behalf of our patients and our community.”

Jennifer embodies each of these characteristics and so much more. In the words of a nominee, “Jenn is a very skilled therapist who goes above and beyond each day meeting the needs of patients on the unit.

Each hospital winner, including Jennifer, will be considered for LifePoint’s 2016 company-wide Mercy Award. The company-wide winner will be announced this summer and honored during a special ceremony in Nashville, Tenn., in August, to which hospital winners are invited to attend.

About Haywood Regional Medical Center

Haywood Regional Medical Center, a Duke LifePoint Hospital, is located in Haywood County and offers a comprehensive array of services, including orthopedics, spine services, cardiology, general surgery, women's care, emergency medicine, behavioral health, and includes 12 multi-specialty physician clinics. The campus, located in Clyde, is also home to the 54,000 square foot Haywood Regional Health and Fitness Center, the 44,000 square foot Haywood Regional Outpatient Care Center (includes the outpatient surgery center, laboratory, imaging center including women's imaging and physician practices) and nearby, The Homestead, an inpatient hospice facility. Haywood Regional Medical Center also operates two urgent care centers in the county, in Waynesville and Canton.

More about LifePoint Health Mercy Awards:  http://www.lifepointhealth.net/about-lifepoint/awards/lifepoint-mercy-awards