Exemplary Care Award Winner September 2020- Dr. Zachary Kent


Nominated by: Diane Purse  I am happy to nominate Zachary Kent for the Exemplary Care Award. His first year has had many challenges that he has met with organized and well thought out plans. His leadership during the COVID crisis has been reassuring that we were working in a safe environment. He shared information from […]


“I am sure that my nominee has been recognized before, and I am still going to nominate Natasha Ellwood for Exemplary Care.  I get to work with some of the best people here at the Rifle clinic. From the medical providers to dental and even our beloved behavioral health providers, I am constantly counting my blessings and […]


by Jenny Lang-Burns I want to acknowledge the incredible work the dental team does every day. It feels as though our dental team does not get enough recognition for their work. I am nominating Cathy Lettice who shared what she does every day to improve the lives of our patients. I have had the honor […]


“I’d like to nominate Jessi Pinnock for the Exemplary Care Award.  She saw one of my patients in early March, a 60 year old woman with very little significant past medical history who presented with a severe cough (retrospectively she likely had COVID). She caught an abnormal pulse rate, did an EKG and found an […]


This month’s award goes to Dr. Chris Tonozzi “I have had the pleasure of working with Dr. Chris Tonozzi for the past 20 years, and I want to nominate Dr. Chris Tonozzi for the Exemplary Care Award. He recently had a patient that tested positive for HIV. I was so impressed how he handled this […]


Nominated by Barb Corcoran “I would like to nominate Laine.  This month I have had three patients with chronic mental illness, who have been struggling for quite some time, finally find mood stability thanks to Laine (and their own hard work).  This stability included relief from paranoia, crippling depression and suicidal thoughts, constant auditory delusions, […]


“I had a case recently where Casey showed **exemplary** teaching skills.  He had 2 MAs, a nurse and myself all in the room to watch him staple a wound.  He made the patient feel really comfortable, and everyone got to ask questions. It was a great learning environment and great patient care.” -Dr. Chris Tonozzi  […]

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