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January 9, 2024

GemCare Wellness Announces the 2023 Recipient of Susan Raber-Satterfield Award Awardee: Emily McLaughlin

Hudson, OHIO, January 9, 2024 – GemCare Wellness (GCW), a national health coaching and disease management company, is proud to announce Emily McLaughlin as the recipient of the 2023 Susan Raber-Satterfield Coach of the Year award. This prestigious accolade is named in honor of the late Susan Raber-Satterfield, whose visionary leadership profoundly influenced the clinical direction and operations of GemCare Wellness.

Raber-Satterfield was the first hire for GemCare Wellness. She began her career there as an Engagement Services Manager in August 2012 and was promoted to Director of Operations in June 2015.

Susan Raber-Satterfield Award

The Coach of the Year award, presented annually to a health coach exemplifying Satterfield’s skills, considers factors such as the quality of interaction with program members, the success rate of members in achieving their health and lifestyle goals, and the ability to inspire lasting lifestyle changes.

This year’s recipient, Registered Dietitian and health coach, Emily McLaughlin earned her degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Bowling Green State University, followed by a master’s degree in Nutritional Science. Beginning her journey with GemCare Wellness in 2017, McLaughlin has always gone above and beyond for her members while keeping a positive attitude.

Emily has displayed all the qualities we look for in awarding this honor. She brings a professional yet personable touch to everyone she interacts with. Her spirit, quality of work, and compassion are second to none among our amazing staff. She shows a desire to assist people grow in self-confidence as they work to reach their personal health goals. In 2023 she demonstrated everything we want our staff to represent when interacting with our members.

Rob Pekare, GemCare Wellness Director of Operations

In expressing her gratitude, McLaughlin stated, “Being awarded the Susan Raber-Satterfield Coach of the Year is a tremendous honor. As dietitians, our mission is to positively impact the lives of our members in terms of nutrition, wellness, and overall well-being. I consider myself lucky to play a part in achieving these objectives as a Registered Dietitian at GemCare Wellness. The outstanding dietitians I work alongside serve as a great source of inspiration. Let us continue to be compassionate and motivational for our members every day, honoring Susan with our shared work ethic and commitment to wellness.”

GemCare Wellness’ health coaches play a crucial role in identifying obstacles and motivators to help members adopt lasting lifestyle habits that significantly impact their overall health. The health coaching program, led by Registered Dietitians, addresses various issues such as weight management, prediabetes, diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, and more. Dietitians also work with members on nutritional counseling who wish to enhance their athletic performance through guidance on diet and exercise.

If you would like to learn more about GemCare Wellness’ health coaching programs, visit www.gemcarewellness.com.

June 26, 2023

Recognized as a Cleveland Plain Dealer top workplace for fourth consecutive year

GEMCORE Recognized Once Again as a Top Workplaces Winner
by The Cleveland Plain Dealer in Northeast Ohio

GEMCORE’s Fourth Consecutive Year Receiving the Honor

Hudson, OHIO, June 25, 2023 – GEMCORE, a family of companies, has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2023 honor by The Plain Dealer and Cleveland.com, the Cleveland metro area newspaper. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage LLC. The anonymous survey uniquely measures 15 culture drivers that are critical to the success of any organization including alignment, execution, and connection, to name a few.

“We are honored by GEMCORE’s fourth consecutive appearance on The Cleveland Plain Dealer Top Workplaces list. This achievement is a testament to the unwavering dedication of our exceptional team who go above and beyond in serving our organization and, more importantly, our customers living with chronic health conditions,” said Matthew Edwards, CEO of GEMCORE. “We are thrilled to be recognized with this honor once again.”

With its four divisions — Edwards Health Care Services, GEMCO Medical, GemCare Wellness, and GEM Edwards Pharmacy — GEMCORE proudly offers a comprehensive suite of value-driven diabetes management solutions designed to lower healthcare costs, enhance efficiencies, and improve patients’ lives. The company employs over 260 dedicated professionals at its local headquarters and was ranked 19 in the Midsize Companies category. For the complete list of 2023 Top Workplace Winners, click here.

The Plain Dealer’s Top Workplaces list continues to reflect companies in the region that cultivate a connection with their workforce. This year’s Workplaces list ranks 433 companies, nonprofits, schools, and other employers. These organizations share a commitment to providing support and an environment that makes employees feel valued and respected.

“We are honored by GEMCORE’s fourth consecutive appearance on The Cleveland Plain Dealer Top Workplaces list. This achievement is a testament to the unwavering dedication of our exceptional team who go above and beyond in serving our organization and, more importantly, our customers living with chronic health conditions,” said Matthew Edwards, CEO of GEMCORE. “We are thrilled to be recognized with this honor once again.”

Matthew Edwards, GEMCORE’s CEO

About GEMCORE:

GEMCORE is a leading family of privately held companies specializing in diabetes management solutions, mail-order diabetes supplies, wholesale medical supplies, medications, specialty third-party logistics, and health coaching. Our comprehensive suite of value-driven solutions is designed to lower healthcare costs, enhance efficiencies, and improve patients’ lives. Headquartered in Hudson, Ohio, our company portfolio includes Edwards Health Care Services, GEMCO Medical, GemCare Wellness, and GEM Edwards Pharmacy. For more information, visit www.gemcorehealth.com.