East Cooper Payroll Coordinator Inducted into Tenet Heroes Hall

Jul 7, 2015

Delores Minnix Recognized for Community Service

 MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. – April 24, 2015 – East Cooper Medical Center announced today that Delores Minnix, payroll coordinator, has been inducted into the Tenet Heroes Hall of Fame, Tenet Healthcare Corporation’s highest honor for employees, at a ceremony in Phoenix, Arizona, on April 11.

Minnix, who has spent most of her 35-year career at the hospital, is known for her devotion to quality and to getting it right the first time, every time. She can be counted on to take charge where needed and lead a number of community service projects for the hospital. She established a recycling program at East Cooper Medical Center. Minnix leads the hospital’s collection drives for winter coats, school uniforms and pet supplies that are donated to those in need and to area pet shelters. She also established collection sites for Box Tops for Education and Cell Phones for Soldiers programs at the hospital.

“Our Tenet Hero inductees represent the best of who we are at Tenet and what we do as healthcare providers in the communities we serve,” said Trevor Fetter, Tenet’s president and chief executive officer. “Delores’ dedication to quality and her work in the community serve as inspiration to each of us.”

Minnix was one of seven individuals who were inducted into the Tenet Heroes Hall of Fame. This year’s recipients were chosen from more than 130 submissions. Tenet Heroes are nominated by their hospital’s leadership team and selected based on their dedication to their patients, colleagues and communities. The Tenet Heroes Hall of Fame recognizes exceptional employees who demonstrate Tenet’s values of quality, integrity, service, innovation and transparency.

Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a national, diversified healthcare services company with 110,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. The company operates 80 hospitals, 214 outpatient centers, six health plans and Conifer Health Solutions, a leading provider of healthcare business process services in the areas of revenue cycle management, value based care and patient communications. For more information, please visit www.tenethealth.com.

East Cooper Medical Center, part of Tenet Healthcare, is a 130-bed acute care hospital located at 2000 Hospital Drive in Mount Pleasant. East Cooper Medical Center has been providing healthcare to the East Cooper community since 1986. We provide a number of services including 24-hour emergency care, women’s services, diagnostic imaging and interventional services, orthopedics, sports medicine, pain care, adult and pediatric rehabilitation services, wound care services and surgical care, including nationally recognized spine surgery and breast reconstruction surgery. East Cooper Medical Center is accredited by The Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency.

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