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Magnolia Manor VP of clinical ops recognized with state award

AMERICUS —  Magnolia Manor has announced that Barbara Mitchell was awarded the GHCA/GCAL Leadership in Public Confidence Award, one of the highest-level awards achievable through GHCA. Mitchell accepted the award at the 2017 GHCA/GCAL Winter Convention and Trade Show, Jan. 17-20 at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta.
“Barbara Mitchell is the heartbeat of Magnolia Manor,” said Senior Vice President for Operations at Magnolia Manor, Hill Fort. “Through her dedication and extensive experience, she has led us on a journey from ‘good to great.’ We are excited that Barbara was recognized as a Leader in Long Term Care. Barbara has been a dedicated ambassador for the industry both as a professional nurse and administrator, and also as a representative and board member of the Georgia Health Care Association.”
Mitchell was recognized as a leader by building relationships in organizations and community outlets, providing information to policy makers, and organizing others to act in the best interest of long term care. The Nominating Committee for the GHCA/GCAL Leadership Excellence Awards conducts rigorous evaluation in areas of commitment to leadership excellence, and building relationships and trust with the public and the community for long term care.
“Barbara is an expert educator and strong advocate for post-acute and long term care in the state. She is an outstanding leader who has dedicated her life to excellence, not just for her center, but for all who provide care to Georgia’s most vulnerable citizens,” said GHCA/GCAL President & CEO Tony Marshall. “She is a vital member of our GHCA team and is truly deserving of the 2016 GHCA Leadership in Public Confidence Award.”