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Medical Office Specialist Laura Named North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month for February 2018

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  • Written By: Melanie Zaffuto

Medical Office Specialist Laura has received the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for February 2018.

Laura joined North Oaks in 2000 as an Admissions Assistant. In 2005, she transferred to the Walk-In Clinic in Walker as an Insurance Assistant and became Clinical Supervisor in 2006. In 2009, she started working in insurance verification for Mammography. She became a Medical Office Specialist with the Physician Group in Livingston in 2010. Laura also has served on the health system’s HazMat Team since 2005.

"I want my life to be a blessing to others," shares Laura.

Laura earned accounting and clerical certification through Hammond Area VoTech.

Laura lives in Albany with her husband Roger, and is a lifelong member of Millville Baptist Church in Ponchatoula. They have three daughters – McKenzie, 7; Annie, 20; and 25-year-old Kayla.

Taking surprise road trips with her daughters, DIY projects, gardening and canning are some of Laura’s favorite activities.

“Laura maintains the schedules for nine physicians, and helps with patient check-in and check-out, as well as timekeeping," affirms Practice Administrator Justin Evans. "She is an upbeat self-starter, who is generous in sharing her institutional knowledge with her coworkers. Her enthusiasm and dedication to improving lives is inspiring.”