Patti works for Regional Medical Laboratory, Inc. (RML) in our Molecular Dept and has advocated for our patients, clients, and community since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Patti worked fervently along with her team to bring the Sars-CoV-2 testing by PCR to our lab. RML has performed over 300,000 tests for Sars-CoV-2 now and are performing testing by PCR on 7 different platforms. Patti played and continues to play such a vital and exceptional role in the necessary validations and collaboration across multiple teams to make the Sars-CoV-2 testing a reality. Patti's advocacy and support of others is exemplary!
Tim Colling is the Laboratory Director for Penrose St. Francis Health Services in Colorado Springs, CO. Tim’s leadership has permeated throughout the organization as he has consistently reached across the aisle to his nursing colleagues to find solutions for new operational processes. Tim has taken a data driven approach to educate and inform the multidisciplinary team, serving as the impetus to a new system-wide dashboard that presents both performance and quality metrics. Tim’s persistent advocacy demonstrates his commitment to prioritizing patient care and humanizing one of the most common inpatient procedures, blood collection, as we strive toward one-stick hospitalization.
As the current Point of Care Coordinator for McLaren Healthcare Northwest Region, Jennifer goes above and beyond for every patient. She has developed a very good relationship with the hematologists, oncologists and pathologists and can speak on behalf of her patients to ensure the correct diagnosis. She spends many hours teaching new employees and students the proper differential. She knows all the leukemia patients by name. The investment into every patient's blood tube, bone marrow, differential and proper collection is important to her because she never wants to see a patient suffer. Jennifer truly cares about every patient.