Tenet Announces Tenet Heroes 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees

Since 2008, Tenet has recognized nearly 1,400 Heroes, 88 of whom have been inducted into the Tenet Heroes Hall of Fame

Thursday, October 18, 2018 10:47 am CDT



DALLAS-- Tenet Healthcare Corporation today announced that six colleagues across the company’s hospital network have been inducted into the Tenet Heroes 2018 Hall of Fame.

The Tenet Heroes program celebrates those individuals who make a meaningful impact within their respective communities that goes above and beyond their daily job responsibilities. Nominated by fellow colleagues, Tenet Heroes exemplify the company’s core values of quality, integrity, service, innovation, and transparency.

Each year, the company inducts a small group of Tenet Heroes into the company’s Hall of Fame, Tenet’s most prestigious honor for employees. Over the last ten years, Tenet has recognized nearly 1,400 Heroes, 88 of whom have received additional accolades by being inducted into the Tenet Heroes Hall of Fame.al Hall fo Fame.

“Our 2018 Tenet Heroes have remarkable passion, commitment and courage – and their actions have set the example of how one person can change a community for the better,” said Ron Rittenmeyer, Tenet’s Executive Chairman and CEO.  “These six outstanding employees embody Tenet and our values, and we are so proud to have them on our team.”

Tenet’s 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees include:

  • Millicent Alexander, MSW, Social Worker at DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital in Detroit, Michigan – Millicent was recognized for her work on DLIVE (Detroit Life is Valuable Everyday), which is a program that strives to interrupt the cycle of violence with youth and young adults in Detroit.
  • Michelle Hanzie, CRT, Respiratory Care Practitioner at Carondelet St. Mary’s Hospital in Tucson, Arizona – Michelle was recognized for donating her kidney to a 13-year-old girl. 
  • Keith McClure, RN, Assistant Nursing Manager at Saint Francis Hospital – Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee – Keith was recognized for his work providing food and clothing to the homeless in Memphis, including founding the non-profit Merge Memphis and operating the only non-profit food truck in the city.
  • Robert W. Ready, RN, MN, NEA-BC – Associate Chief Nursing Officer at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts – Bob was recognized for his work battling the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts, including advocacy and education within the community.
  • Elizabeth Vernon, RN, Registered Nurse at Brookwood Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama – Elizabeth was recognized for her work leading six medical mission trips to Haiti, donating her time and collecting much needed supplies.
  • Elizabeth Voyles, RN – Nurse Coordinator – Palliative Care at DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit, Michigan – Beth was recognized for her passion in organizing and bringing to life a “Princess and Superhero” Party for young palliative care patients at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan for the past nine years.

About Tenet Healthcare

Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet’s Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans. For more information, please visit www.tenethealth.com.

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Maegan Holloway