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Patient Advocate Honored as SGMC Hospital Hero

Posted on: September 18th, 2019
Interim Director of Patient Relations Dana Massingill, Patient Advocate and Hospital Hero Maya Loizeaux, and Assistant Administrator of Communications and Public Affairs Johnny Ball

The Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County, GA honored Maya Loizeaux as the September Hospital Hero at their monthly board meeting. Loizeaux is a Patient Advocate at SGMC and was awarded for her initiative, commitment to patient satisfaction and positive attitude.

In her role, Loizeaux visits patients throughout the hospital to ensure positive experiences among them and assist where needed. She constantly receives compliments from patients and visitors alike regarding the positive impact she has on them.

According to Assistant Administrator for Communications and Public Affairs Johnny Ball, “ Maya is a team player for sure and a shining star for SGMC.” Loizeaux thanked everyone in the room and attributed her success to those around her, stating “I love South Georgia Medical Center.”

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