Sherry Stirling named Hedrick Medical Center’s Employee of the Quarter

January 5, 2023

CHILLICOTHE, Mo. – Sherry Stirling, a health information technician at Hedrick Medical Center, was honored as the hospital’s Employee of the Quarter for fourth quarter of 2022. Steve Schieber, Hedrick Medical Center CEO, presented the award to Stirling at a reception held in her honor on January 5.

The Employee of the Quarter Award honors an employee who provides exemplary service, going beyond the call of duty to support fellow employees or to comfort or assist patients and their families. In her nomination form, Stirling is described as “always willing to help her coworkers without being asked. She goes above and beyond to ensure documents are uploaded to the state within the short timeframe that is required. Sherry is a positive influence throughout the department and the hospital. She is willing to problem solve and come up with a solution that is best for the patient. Sherry really cares about patients and is willing to go the extra mile to ensure documents are in place prior to their treatment.  She displays great attention to detail to ensure records are correct and accurate.”

In recognition of the award, Stirling received an Employee of the Quarter certificate, the parking space of her choice for three months, her photo posted in the hospital, her name engraved on a plaque displayed in the hospital, and recognition in local media.


Hedrick Medical Center is a member of Saint Luke's Health System, which consists of 14 area hospitals and several specialty and primary care practices, and provides a range of inpatient, outpatient, and home care services. Founded as a faith-based, not-for-profit organization, our mission includes a commitment to the highest levels of excellence in health care and the advancement of medical research and education. The health system is an aligned organization in which the physicians and hospitals assume responsibility for enhancing the physical, mental, and spiritual health of people in the metropolitan Kansas City area and the surrounding region.