Investment in Nursing Certification to Benefit Patient Care

North Shore philanthropist Ralph Bates passionately supports efforts that improve individuals’ lives. He has a strong history of funding local organizations and projects that lift people up. The self-made businessman this month made his first major gift to Beverly Hospital, specifically for a program that supports nursing certification in their specialty area, including acute care, oncology, and cardiac medicine.

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“In the end, when we give to the hospital, it is all about our patients. It’s not giving to some unknown, far-away corporation; it’s giving to all of those whom we are blessed to care for each and every day,” said Janet Lations, RN, a staff nurse on one of Beverly Hospital’s medical-surgical floors. “I am proud to invest in this hospital. I believe in what we do, and I truly love our patients.”

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