Northport VA Medical Center
Gina Maurer Internationally Recognized
Gina Maurer, Patient Centered Care Coordinator (PCC) at the Northport VA Medical Center, was internationally recognized at the annual
Planetree Conference in October, 2017. Gina was selected from over 130 person centered scholars nominated by their facilities across the
world, as the 2017 Planetree Valedictorian of the class. Gina has been with VA for 37 years, and in the role of PCC for 7 years. In that time,
she has provided guidance on how to keep the Veteran at the center of all we do. A few of her accomplishments at the Northport VA include:
championed the first Wi-Fi capacity for patient care spaces, raised awareness about the importance of way finding, patient privacy, readability
of handbooks, brochures and other patient education materials.
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