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B. Ramesh Reddy, MD, Named SJMPH Patient-Focused Physician
Start Date
09/30/2013
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 20, 2013

B. RAMESH REDDY, MD, NAMED ST. JOSEPH MERCY
PATIENT-FOCUSED PHYSICIAN

Port Huron, MI…B. Ramesh Reddy, MD, was named the August 2013 St. Joseph Mercy Patient-Focused Physician. The St. Joseph Mercy Patient-Focused Physician award highlights a physician’s commitment to working collaboratively to promote patient and community health through clinical excellence and patient-focused care. Physicians honored with this award must also be one whom St. Joseph Mercy Hospital staff and volunteers would recommend to family and friends in the community.

As a cardiologist, Dr. Reddy provides care and treatment to heart patients of all ages through Cardiology Associates of Port Huron, PC. He was nominated for his ability to work generously in a patient-centered care environment with clinical staff.

“During a weekend, Dr. Reddy contacted a unit secretary to obtain some very important patient information that he needed to complete rounds the following morning. Upon his arrival the next day, he provided a most gracious compliment to the staff member,” comments his nominator. “Dr. Reddy continually receives gracious compliments from both the floor staff as well as his patients. He engages with staff providing education as needed, and is a great role model for other physicians. I would recommend Dr. Reddy because his bedside manner is so understanding and caring. As a cardiac care nurse, it is clear that when a patient is comfortable with his/her physician both patient care and safety are vastly improved.”

“Dr. Reddy is a terrific asset to our health care community,” states Rebekah Smith, RN, St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron (SJMPH) President and CEO. “His outstanding performance has been noted by those who work most closely with him and has been highlighted through his nomination. I wish to extend my sincere appreciation to Dr. Reddy for providing remarkable medicine, remarkable care and elevating the health status of our community.”

“I am honored and humbled by this award,” comments B. R. Reddy, MD. “I believe that patient-centered care and a team approach is essential to provide quality health care in a caring and comfortable environment. St. Joseph Mercy Hospital and staff continually strive to offer this to all patients. I am proud to be a partner in this endeavor.”

The St. Joseph Mercy Patient-Focused Physician Award is designed to highlight outstanding collaboration between our physician community and St. Joseph Mercy Hospital patient care and volunteer staff. Nominations are accepted from all staff and volunteers, and are blinded and reviewed by a Nominations Review Committee. The award is presented routinely to a physician on staff at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital.

To find a St. Joseph Mercy Hospital physician near you, visit SJMPH online at: mymercy.us; or call toll-free 1-888-MERCYME.

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