Quarterly President’s Service Excellence and Leadership Awards Presented at Cheshire Medical Center

February 6th, 2018

quarterly award winners

Mary Batchelder, Ashton Gatley, Alan Merrill, Ellen Loughney

Cheshire Medical Center recently presented the annual Third Quarter President’s Service Excellence and Leadership Awards to five outstanding staff members.

The President’s Service Excellence Award recognizes employees nominated by their co-workers as those who exemplify extraordinary service to others characterized by compassion, courtesy, responsiveness to the needs of others, and a positive team attitude. This prestigious award was given to Mary Batchelder, LNA, ICU-CCU; Ashton Gatley, RN, Medical Assistant, OB-GYN; and Alan Merrill, Purchasing Supervisor, Materiel Management.

The Leadership Award recognizes employees who exhibit outstanding leadership qualities as demonstrated by excellence in caring, character, commitment, competence, and communication. Ellen Loughney, Manager of QI & Risk, Quality & Patient Safety is this quarter’s recipient of the Leadership Award.

Cheshire Medical Center is a Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health affiliate providing the communities in the Greater Monadnock Region a continuum of care spanning primary care and specialty medicine, to surgical services and acute inpatient care.  For 125 years, the nonprofit Medical Center has been caring for the health and wellness of the local community through clinical and service excellence, collaboration, and compassion for every patient, every time.    To learn more, call 603-354-5400 or visit