Porter Health Care System Names Managers of 2015

Darlene-McCrammerPorter Health Care System recently named Darlene McCrammer, director of Porter’s Chandana Surgery Center, as Porter’s Clinical Manager of the Year, and Debbie Bachman, director of Risk Management, as Porter’s Non-Clinical Manager of the Year.

As Director of the Chandana Surgery Center and the Center for Digestive Health, McCrammer supervises all services provided at each center, including outpatient procedures and pre- and post-operative care.

Upon receiving this award, McCrammer credited her team. "I am deeply honored to have been selected. I am privileged to work with some of the best managers in the area. This recognition is shared with the wonderful people I work with every day. I believe a leader's success is measured by the ability and strength of those around them."

As Director of Risk Management and Patient Safety Officer, Bachman oversees all patient safety initiatives and implementation, as well as monitors safe practices in Porter’s clinical and ancillary settings.

Bachman also acknowledged her team when receiving this honor. "I feel very fortunate to work at Porter,” she said. “I am surrounded by excellent leaders and am thankful to work in a place that promotes a positive culture for the care of its patients and staff."

Porter Health Care System has two hospital campuses and seven outpatient facilities serving Porter, Lake, LaPorte, Starke, Newton, Marshall and Jasper counties. With more than 350 physicians representing 50 medical specialties on the medical staff, Porter Health Care System is committed to medical excellence and personalized, patient-centered care.