GHS Recognizes Essential Piece Winners


Oxford, NC (May 19, 2014) – Granville Health System (GHS) announced that Brittany Gilreath, Marie Wiles, PA-C, Katy Merrick, Kelly Williamson and Kaye Williamson from the Emergency, Imaging and Admissions Departments at Granville Medical Center are the Essential Piece winners for the month.

Essential Piece recognition is presented each month to GHS employee(s) demonstrating outstanding performance in the categories of service, people, quality, finance and growth.

Brittany, Marie, Katy, Kelly and Kaye were nominated by a patient’s family for providing outstanding care. The family was impressed with the efficiency of the staff and their efforts to keep the family informed. The nomination stated that the family is grateful to have medical professionals of this caliber in their community.

Essential Piece winners are given various prizes and gift cards. They also receive “Essential Piece” pins from their department leader and are recognized in front of their peers at a department meeting. The winner’s name(s) are posted on the health system’s intranet and the picture is posted on a board along with the previous winners.

About Granville Health System
For more than 93 years, Granville Health System has been delivering quality health care close to home. To meet the growing needs of our community, Granville Health System has expanded its services throughout Granville County, offering convenient access to medical care where you work and live. GHS received a number of national awards, including the Hospital of Choice Award which named Granville Health System as one of the top 100 hospitals in the country in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. GHS also received the Community Value Index Five-Star Hospital Award, placing GHS in the top 20% of hospitals in the country in offering financial value to the communities served, while reinvesting back into facilities in order to provide for current and emerging health needs. Recently, Granville Health System was named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. The GHS main campus is located at 1010 College Street, Oxford, North Carolina. For more information about Granville Health System visit GHS online at

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