PRLog - Dec. 2, 2011 - GARDNER, Mass. -- Gardner, MA - During Heywood Hospital’s annnal Physician Recognition Dinner, David N. Havlin, MD, of Winchendon Health Center, was presented with the prestigious James A. Faust Pillar Award for Physician Excellence. A respected Family Medicine physician practicing in the greater Gardner area for 25 years, Dr. Havlin was awarded the highest physician recognition bestowed by Heywood Hospital.
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“I am pleased to recognize Dr. Havlin with the James A. Faust Pillar Award for his unwavering dedication to the medical profession, his patients, Heywood Hospital and our community,” stated Heywood Hospital President & CEO Win Brown. “Dr. Havlin sets the highest standards in his medical care and goes above and beyond in his commitment to his profession. He truly represents the spirit of patient care, which is the basis for this award.”
Recipients of the James A. Faust Pillar Award for Physician Excellence are highly respected members of the medical field and proven community leaders who best reflect the six Pillars – People, Quality, Service, Stewardship, Growth and Community – the core values of Heywood Hospital.
Previous physicians honored with this award include: Dr. John Harrington, Dr. John Skrzypczak,
Dr. Michele Parker, Dr. John Mulqueen and Dr. James Faust, the original recipient, for whom this
award was named.
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Heywood Hospital is an independent, community-owned, non-profit 134-bed acute-care hospital located in Gardner, MA. Heywood Hospital provides a broad range of high quality medical, surgical, obstetrical, pediatric, transitional care and behavioral health services on an inpatient and outpatient basis. Our Centers of Excellence include the Watkins Center for Emergency and Acute Care; the LaChance Maternity Center; and the Heywood Heart Center, an affiliate of the Heart and Vascular Center of Excellence at UMass Memorial Health Care. In addition to the main campus, Heywood Hospital has two satellite facilities, the Winchendon Health Center in Winchendon and the Heywood Rehab Center in Gardner, as well as a number of primary care practices in the region. Heywood Hospital also operates a school-based health center, the Murdock Health Center at the Murdock Middle High School in Winchendon.