The Outer Banks Hospital and Medical Group recognized Wendy Furlough, social worker/ case manager in the Quality department, as the 2021 Beacon of Health Employee of the Year. She was selected from the 2021 Employee of the Month recipients who are eligible for this prestigious award.

Since Furlough joined The Outer Banks Hospital in March 2019, she has consistently provided patients with excellent care and compassion. “Wendy goes above and beyond on a daily basis and uses her charm and sense of humor to assist in the most challenging situations,” said Karen Freas, RN, The Outer Banks Hospital Radiation Therapy Center.

The Beacon of Health awards honor those who adhere to the mission of The Outer Banks Hospital and Medical Group and demonstrate the values of integrity, compassion, education, accountability, safety and teamwork.