Peggy Simonette, RN, PSM, Adult Primary Care Center
Peggy Simonette, RN, MSN, has been named patient service manager of the Adult Primary Care Center. Since joining YNHH in 1982 as a staff nurse on the Neuroscience Unit, she has worked in the Neurosurgical ICU, Cardiothoracic ICU, Interventional Radiology and Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. She was one of the hospital's first care coordinators, and has also worked in Information Technology Services and Corporate Financial Decision Support.
Stephen Merz elected to national board
Stephen Merz, vice president and executive director, Behavioral Health, has been elected to the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS) board of trustees.
Merz joined YNHH in 1995 and has served in his current position since 2013. His previous positions at the hospital include vice president, Administration, and administrative director, Facilities Planning and Administrative Services. NAPHS advocates for behavioral health and represents provider systems committed to delivering responsive, accountable and clinically effective prevention, treatment and care for people with mental and substance use disorders.