DR. TOM PATTON Dr. Tom Patton, M.D., gynecology and gynecologic oncologist expert with Baptist Medical Group, is now providing comprehensive gynecology care at Atmore Community Hospital, located at 401 Medical Park Dr. Dr. Patton will provide routine gynecology care and specialized care for menstrual disorders, menopause management, breast health, gynecologic oncology care and minimally invasive surgical treatment for gynecologic conditions. For more information or to make an appointment, visit baptistmedicalgroup.org or call 469-7702.
DARLENE STONE NAMED VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICER Darlene Stone has been named vice president and chief human resources officer for Baptist Health Care. Stone brings with her an extensive background in human resources strategy and operations, as well as a proven success rate in creating and sustaining an employer of choice culture. She joins us from Central Florida Health Alliance, a nationally recognized two-hospital not-for-profit health system located in central Florida, where she served for 11 years as senior vice president of human resources. During her tenure, the health care system was recognized as a top place to work by numerous organizations. She earned a master’s in business administration from the University of Phoenix in Tampa, Fla., bachelor’s degree in business administration from Texas A&M University, and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and the American Society of Healthcare Human Resources Association. Stone’s leadership and management skills will be an asset to the innovation of BHC’s human resource domains, including: strategic planning, employee relations, performance management, organizational effectiveness and total rewards and employee benefits.
DR. MARK GRISE JOINS SACRED HEART Dr. Mark Grise, a cardiologist previously with the Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans and a specialist in interventional cardiac and peripheral artery procedures, has joined the new cardiology practice within Sacred Heart Medical Group in Pensacola. Dr. Grise obtained his medical degree at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and completed his residency training in internal medicine at the UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif. He performed fellowship training in cardiology and critical care at UCLA and the Scripps Clinic in LaJolla, Calif. In 2001, he completed fellowship training in interventional cardiology at Scripps Clinic. He is board certified in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and endovascular medicine. He has participated in numerous research trials and has been involved in teaching physicians new interventional techniques.