Baptist Health Care Honors 2018 Legends for Extraordinary Work

Baptist Health Care (BHC) honored its 2018 Legends at its annual boards meeting March 7. Through careful selection, Legends of BHC are chosen for demonstrating exemplary actions of ownership, integrity, compassion, excellence and service every day. 

A special 12-person selection committee reviews and discusses each anonymous nomination submitted by employee leaders and fellow team members. Votes are cast for the most compelling examples of BHC values and leadership. Winners are recognized at the annual boards meeting and dinner.

The 2018 Legends of Baptist Health Care are: Dellanie Almond, Baptist Hospital; Leah Hancock, Gulf Breeze Hospital; Holli Dennis, Baptist Hospital; Jeremy Schell, Global Connections to Employment; Emily Littlejohn, Gulf Breeze Hospital; Betsy Killam, Lakeview Center; Haley Morrissette, Lakeview Center.

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About Baptist Health Care
Baptist Health Care is a community-owned, not-for-profit health care organization committed to improving the quality of life for people and communities in northwest Florida. The organization is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. A 2003 Malcolm Baldrige recipient, Baptist continuously strives to be a national leader in quality and service. Baptist Health Care includes three hospitals, two medical parks, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, Lakeview Center, Baptist Medical Group and Cardiology Consultants. With more than 6,500 employees and employed physicians, Baptist Health Care is the largest non-governmental employer in northwest Florida. For more information, please visit

Baptist Health Care ● Baptist Hospital ● Gulf Breeze Hospital ● Jay Hospital ● Lakeview Center ● Baptist Medical Park – Nine Mile ● Baptist Medical Park – Navarre ● Andrews Institute ● Baptist Medical Group ● Cardiology Consultants ● Mayo Clinic Care Network

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