Uvalde Memorial Hospital recognized as No. 21 of Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018

Oct 12, 2018 /

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Uvalde Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce it has been ranked as No. 21 among healthcare providers by Modern Healthcare’s 2018 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. The original list of was released in May 2018 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 2018 Best Places to Work Awards Dinner on Thursday, September 27, at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel where Uvalde Memorial Hospital was honored.

“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.

“Our award winners can be proud of the role the play in elevating the standard for workplace excellence. They have the judgment, drive and resilience to solve healthcare’s most significant challenges through our most important resource: people. They are pushing the envelope and creating a more engaged and productive workforce, all while tackling the ever-present challenges of cost, safety, quality and access,” said Aurora Aguilar, editor of Modern Healthcare.

“This was our first year to measure employee satisfaction with Modern Healthcare, ” Nordwick stated.

“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 we saw this survey as 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.

The complete list of this year’s winner rankings is at www.modernhealthcare.com


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2018 Places to Work
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