Yoakum Community Hospital recognized Phyllis Jacobs as the recipient of the 2020 July – September Rising Star Award on Tuesday, August 11th. Phyllis was chosen for this recognition for exceedingly demonstrating the qualities of YCH’s core values R.I.S.E. (Respect. Integrity. Stewardship. Excellence). She joined the YCH Family on August 16th, 2011 as a full time Director in Health Information Management. Then on March 8th, 2014, she transitioned to regular part-time Manager of Coding/CDI. On June 10th, 2018, she was promoted to Director of Health Information Management/Coding, where she remains today! Karen Barber (Chief Executive Officer) and John Olivares (Chief Financial Officer) presented Phyllis with a commemorative plaque, a bouquet of flowers from Lovie’s Floral Shop, $100 bill and a homemade banana cake. Pictured left to right: Karen Barber, Phyllis Jacobs and John Olivares.