Green Bay – Therese Pandl, President and CEO of Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) – Eastern Wisconsin Division, is the recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Service Award which recognizes senior executives who have made an exemplary commitment to the Wisconsin Hospital Association (WHA) and the communities they serve.
The HSHS – Eastern Wisconsin Division includes HSHS St. Vincent Hospital and HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center in Green Bay, HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan and HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital in Oconto Falls. Therese was nominated for the WHA’s Distinguished Service Award by the HSHS – Eastern Wisconsin Division executive leadership team, which stated the following in their nomination letter for the award:
“Therese has been involved in the Green Bay community through her work with St. Norbert College students, St. John’s Homeless Shelter, Habitat for Humanity and numerous hospital-based initiatives to improve the quality of life for the people of this area. She leads with the best interest of others in mind, supports all efforts to promote health and wellness in our region, and is particularly committed to the care of children as evidenced by her leadership in developing HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital as a local leading provider for families in our area.”
Therese is also committed to mentoring future leaders and encouraging more women to take leadership roles. She is active in Vistage III, a peer mentoring organization, and is a regular mentor to seven St. Norbert College business students.
“Therese truly embodies the spirit of the Distinguished Service Award,” said Eric Borgerding, WHA President and CEO. “We are grateful for her dedication to health care in Wisconsin and involvement in the Wisconsin Hospital Association.”
Therese has served on the WHA Board of Directors since 2012, and served as Board Chair in 2015-2016. She has also served on various WHA councils, work groups and committees, and is part of the American Hospital Association’s Regional Policy Board. The WHA’s mission is to advocate for the ability of its members to lead in the provision of high-quality, affordable and accessible health care services, resulting in healthier Wisconsin communities.
About HSHS St. Vincent Hospital and HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center
HSHS St. Vincent Hospital and HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center have been delivering quality health care to Green Bay and its surrounding communities since 1888. With HSHS St. Vincent being the largest tertiary care hospital and HSHS St. Mary’s location on Green Bay’s west side, patients from Northeastern Wisconsin and Upper Michigan benefit from a comprehensive range of services that include cancer care, women’s services, emergency and trauma care, preventive care across the lifespan, digestive health, orthopedic, cardiac care, neurosciences, rehabilitation and pediatrics. Affiliates of Hospital Sisters Health System, the hospitals primary purpose is to continue Christ’s healing love through the delivery of competent and compassionate health care in an environment sensitive to the needs of all people. Both hospitals are accredited by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
About HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital
HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital has been delivering high quality health care to Sheboygan and its surrounding communities since 1890. HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital provides a comprehensive range of services that include cancer care, women’s services, 24-hour emergency care, digestive health, orthopedics, cardiac, home health and hospice care. The hospital’s primary purpose is to continue Christ’s healing love through the delivery of high quality and compassionate health care in an environment sensitive to the needs of all people. HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. An affiliate of Hospital Sisters Health System, we draw on the history of St. Francis of Assisi as we move to continue serving the health care needs of our area in Christ’s healing ministry, caring for all people. To learn more, visit www.stnicholashospital.org.
About HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital
HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital serves Oconto Falls and the surrounding communities as a federally-designated critical access hospital with a 24-hour physician-staffed emergency department, urgent care, general, vascular and orthopedic surgical services, inpatient and outpatient surgical and diagnostic services, rehabilitation, oncology outpatient clinic and women’s care. HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital, in affiliation with Prevea Health, has six regional health center locations in Gillett, Lena, Mountain, Oconto, Oconto Falls and Suring. HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital Pharmacies are located in Gillett and Oconto Falls. Founded in 1921 as Community Memorial Hospital, in 2014, HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital became the fourteenth hospital in Hospital Sisters Health System. As an affiliate of Hospital Sisters Health System, we draw on the history of St. Francis of Assisi as we move to continue serving the health care needs of our area in Christ’s healing ministry, caring for all people. For more information about St. Clare, visit www.stclarememorial.org.
About Hospital Sisters Health System
Hospital Sisters Health System’s (HSHS) mission is to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high quality, Franciscan health care ministry. HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care to our patients and is dedicated to serving all people, especially the most vulnerable, at each of our 15 Local Systems and physician practices in Illinois (Breese, Decatur, Effingham, Greenville, Highland, Litchfield, O’Fallon, Shelbyville and Springfield) and Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Oconto Falls, Sheboygan, and two in Green Bay). HSHS is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries. For more information about HSHS, visit www.hshs.org. For more information about Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, visit www.hospitalsisters.org.