Congratulations to Ann Fee, Nursing, for being selected the KHC Hero of the Month.

“Ann is always willing to help and make sure the patients gets the best care possible.  She is willing to do whatever it takes whether it is working through her lunch or staying late.  She is always donating her time for patients; she works regularly at the free clinic, and even has enough tokens to purchase a new KHC coat!  She is a great asset to KHC,” commented a co-worker.

The other employee nominated in October were Crystal Counts, Nursing; Kristy Bennett, Clinic; Alayna Hegwood, Nursing; and Heather Key, Nursing.

The employees at Knoxville Hospital & Clinics are Committed to You. Through the organizational mission, vision, and values they perform exceptional work with quality and compassion. The KHC Hero is chosen monthly based upon the employee’s adherence to the values of service, passion, integrity, reliability, innovation, and team work. The employees at KHC are not only committed to their patients, they are committed to the values of the organization and the community as a whole.

The KHC Hero of the Month is chosen by their peers for following the Standards of Behavior which are: Appearance, Attitude, Respect, Communication, and Ownership/Accountability.

Knoxville Hospital & Clinics, a Critical Access Hospital serving Marion County and the surrounding area, is dedicated to providing personal, progressive quality health care with compassion.  For more information regarding this release and other happenings at Knoxville Hospital & Clinics, call the Public Relations office at (641) 842-1418 or visit