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Noyes Diabetes Program wins National Award!

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Noyes Health Diabetes Self-Management Program has been named a 2012 Program of Excellence, as part the Hospital Charitable Services Awards, a national program sponsored by Jackson Healthcare which recognizes programs demonstrating sustainable community impact.

The Noyes Health program was one of ten programs selected from a national pool of 191 nominees. Award recipients were announced at a banquet in Atlanta on February 13th, 2013 and individually received $10,000 to continue their service to the community.

(L to R) NYS Senator Cathy Young; Nancy Johnson,

Noyes Diabetes Program Coordinator; & Patty Piper,

Director, Noyes Community Outreach Services

 “We have the benefit of seeing the positive impact of the Diabetes Program each day here at Noyes Health and in our communities.   It is wonderful to see Nancy’s work recognized on a national level.   Nancy is passionate about improving the health of diabetics so this award is well deserved,” remarked Amy Pollard, Noyes Health CEO.

“Hospitals in the U.S. are doing amazing charitable work,” said Charles R. Evans, FACHE, who serves as chairman of the Awards program. Noyes Health Diabetes Self-Management Program is a bright light, within the hospital community, of programs that give back in impactful ways.”

(L) Richard Jackson, CEO, Jackson Healthcare &

(R) Nancy Johnson, Noyes Diabetes Program Coordinator

Jackson Healthcare instituted the Hospital Charitable Services Awards in 2010 to identify leading community health service programs, share their stories and make them models for other programs. Through this recognition program, Jackson Healthcare also cultivates a community of hospital professionals wanting to encourage and learn from one another.

Each nominee had to demonstrate excellence in the following five criteria areas: community impact, innovation, collaboration, transferability and leading practice.

The Noyes Health Diabetes Self-Management Program will be featured in an eBook that Jackson Healthcare is scheduled to publish in March 2013.

For more information on Noyes Health and this award winning program visit

www.noyes-health.org or contact Nancy Johnsen, RNCDE - Program Coordinator at

njohnsen@noyes-hospital.org or 585-335-4355.

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