Modern Healthcare’s 2019 Best Places to Work in Healthcare

Oct 3, 2019 /


Uvalde Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce it has been ranked as No. 24 among healthcare providers by Modern Healthcare’s 2019 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. The original list of winners was released in May 2019 and named the top 100 facilities, but facilities had to wait to see where their ranking fell within the top 100 until a few months later.

Official rankings within the list were announced at the 2019 Best Places to Work Awards Dinner on Thursday, September 26, at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel where Uvalde Memorial Hospital was honored. Charla Garcia, Human Resources Officer, and Gabriela Anfinsen, executive assistant.

“I could not be more proud of our team. Every single employee at UMH has truly committed to providing excellent patient care every day and they are so deserving of this award and ranking. This is a direct reflection of their hard work,” stated hospital CEO Tom Nordwick.

Modern Healthcare partners with the Best Companies Group on the assessment process, which includes an extensive employee survey.

“With record unemployment levels, organizations face stiff competition to attract and retain top talent. The providers and companies making this year’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare list understand the importance of creating an environment where employees can not only excel in their own development but contribute to the mission of improving care delivery,” said Aurora Aguilar, editor of Modern Healthcare.

“UMH has been measuring employee engagement with other renowned healthcare agencies, like Press Ganey, for over 10 years and we’ve always ranked in the top percentile; but this survey is an opportunity to see how we rank amongst a different peer group to ensure we truly are where we want to be for our employees and out patients,” Nordwick added.

This is the second year UMH has made the list and the second year UMH has been in the top 25. The complete list of this year’s winner rankings is at

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