Brooks Hospital recognizes employees

Submitted Photo Chris Thies, left, and Audrey Coykendall, right, are Brooks’ Medical Staff Services professionals who act as gatekeepers of patient safety, ensuring quality care through the credentialing and privileging of health care providers. During National Medical Staff Services Awareness Week, Brooks recognized these important members of the healthcare team who are dedicated to thoroughly investigating and verifying the credentials of healthcare practitioners. Chris and Audrey also have expertise in areas such as medical staff organization, accreditation, regulatory compliance and provider relations.