Monday, 29 August 2005 

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Good Samaritan Medical Center recently honored Janis Bouie, a certified laboratory assistant, as the hospital’s Employee of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2005.

Bouie has worked in the hospital’s Laboratory Department since 1998.  She started her career as a certified laboratory assistant at Everglades Memorial Hospital in Pahokee, Fla.

“Janis has a great attitude and always has a smile on her face,” said CEO Paul Echelard.  “She demonstrates outstanding customer service skills with her patients, often being specifically requested by patients and staff.  Janis finds her joy is in doing a good job and caring for patients.”

As employee of the quarter, Janis received several gifts from Good Samaritan Medical Center, including a savings bond, a special parking spot and a plaque recognizing her achievement.

About Good Samaritan Medical Center

Good Samaritan Medical Center, part of Tenet South Florida, is a 341-bed acute care hospital located at 1309 No. Flagler Drive in West Palm Beach.  In 2005, the hospital proudly celebrates its 85th anniversary of service to Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast. In addition to general medical services, Good Samaritan offers a broad range of specialty services, including oncology, orthopedics, obstetrics and cardiac medicine.  The hospital provides cancer services in the Helen and Harry Gray Cancer Institute, featuring the Miles M. Zisson Comprehensive Breast Center and the Ruth C. Heede Gamma Knife Center.  The hospital also offers the Walter Newbern Suites, an all-private, upscale unit that combines quality medical care with personal comfort.

Good Samaritan is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency.  To learn more about Good Samaritan Medical Center, visit or contact us at 561-655-5511.