On Monday, September 21, 2015 three Star Multi Care employees were seen on The Dr. Oz Show which highlighted the nursing profession. The feature entitled, “Nurses Unite” spotlighted nurses
and the nursing profession after a social media controversy ensued following a comment made from one of the hosts of The View after Miss Colorado’s utilized a nursing monologue during the talent competition of the Miss America pageant.
To show his support of her efforts and the profession, Dr. Oz filled his studio with over 200 nurses in scrubs and stethoscopes. Within the audience selected for the episode were three of Star Multi Care’s employees, Josephine Pizzurro, Lauren Scalcione and Debbie Kelly. “Not only was it an honor to be chosen to be on the Show, said Josephine, I love the fact that he posted my on-set comment on Twitter”. Josephine’s comment was one that he stated was one of his “fav nursing quotes” and posted it on his Twitter account. She said, “We are there when someone takes their first breath. We are there when someone takes their last breath. That is a blessing”. The quote can be seen on https://twitter.com/DrOz.
During The Show, Dr. Oz referred to nurses as “the backbone” and “the bedrock of the medical community”. Often nurses are underappreciated but should be praised for what they do on a day-to-day basis. In addition to featuring Miss Colorado, Kelley Johnson, who discussed the infamous controversy surrounding her talent monologue, The Show featured segments entitled “The Nurse’s 28-Day Slim Down Diet”, “What Would a Nurse Do?”, “Nursing a Hangover” as well as a special appearance from the oldest nurse in America, Florence “SeeSee” Rigny.
The Show was filled with encouragement and advice from a variety of nursing professionals. During The Show, Dr. Oz had encouraged his viewers to join the movement #NurseNation and to share their comments by posting on the site. The movement is an effort to acknowledge the education and dedication amongst the nurses within the medical community.
Nursing has long been an underappreciated profession and Star Multi Care wants to acknowledge the dedication and knowledge of nurses. Please help us show support for nurses everywhere and join the movement, #NursesUnite.
If you or an aging loved one are in need of caregiver services in Rockville Center, NY or the surrounding areas, contact the caring professionals at Star Multi Care Services today at (631)956-8835. We are the Right Choice for Home Health Care Services!
From 1978 to 1986, Sternbach was associated with Automated Data Processing, Inc. (“ADP”)–a provider of information services, where he held several marketing positions before becoming the Director of Sales.
1999-2008 Sternbach was an active participant on the Board of Directors for Proginet–a computer software company based in Garden City, New York. He also served on the Board of Trustees of the Long Island Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society from 1996-2002.
In 1996, Stephen Sternbach was named “Entrepreneur of the Year” by Ernst & Young, Paine Webber and NASDAQ. Sternbach was also named in Crain’s New York Business Article, “40 Under 40” Successful Business Executives/Future Business Leaders in 1995. While maintaining a diversity of business and personal interests, Sternbach concentrated most of his efforts over the past 28 years towards continuously improving the quality of services delivered by the Star Multi Care Services’ family of companies.
Stephen Sternbach holds a Master of Public Administration from Syracuse University – Maxwell School of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Relations and Personnel Administration from Ithaca College.
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