Valley View Medical Center Names Louie Carranza 2019 Mercy Award Winner

May 13, 2019

Louie Carranza recognized for demonstrating compassion and unwavering commitment to helping others

Fort Mohave, AZ (April, 2019)–Valley View Medical Center recently announced that Louie Carranza has been recognized as the hospital’s 2019 Mercy Award winner. The Mercy Award recognizes one employee from each of LifePoint Health’s hospitals who profoundly touches the lives of others and best represents the spirit and values on which the company was founded. The Mercy Award is an annual recognition program established in 2001 to honor the life and contributions of Scott Mercy, LifePoint’s founding chairman and chief executive officer. The award is the highest honor a LifePoint employee can receive. “At VVMC, our commitment is to Making Communities Healthier so our employees perform their jobs here, but also go above and beyond out in the community,” said Feliciano Jiron, CEOofVVMC.“It is an honor to recognize Louie Carranza. He ensures that each and every person he encounters receives the highest level of care and compassion.”Mr. Carranza has energetically used his talents and resources to serve our patients, providing excellent care.  He has a passion for caring for our community and is actively involved in the Mohave Sunrise Rotary Club, annual VVMC trunk or treat, building the playground for Boys and Girls Club, and feeding the less fortunate in our community as well as many other community events. The Mercy Award is looking for an individual that embraces the humanitarian spirit of which LifePoint was founded, an individual that is dedicated to our mission of making communities healthier and that’s just what Louie Carranza reflects every day.

Each hospital winner, including Louie Carranza, will be considered for LifePoint’s 2019companywide Mercy Award. The companywide winner will be announced this summer and honored duringa ceremony in Nashville, Tenn.,in August, to which Mr. Carranzaand all hospital winners are invited to attend.ABOUT Valley View Medical CenterOpened in 2005, Valley View Medical Center is an 84-bed acute care facility with multiple adjoining medical office buildings and offsite physician offices. The hospital provides 24-hour emergency service with full-time board certified emergency physicians on duty. The state-of-the-art main campus features 100% private rooms for labor and delivery, acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, and intensive care. Valley View offers a full complement of community and regional referral services in all of the major medical disciplines with a medical staff that represents a broad cross section of specialty areas. Valley View Medical Center has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies thatValley View Medical Center is in the top 15% of 3,179 U.S. hospitals for patient safety. Visit http://www.valleyviewmedicalcenter.netto learn more.