SAN FRANCISCO, April 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulatory uncertainty, industry consolidation and changes in technology make working in health care more challenging than ever. Given extra need for effective leadership and supportive workplaces, Great Place to Work and Fortune announce the 2017 Best Workplaces in Health Care:
"Employees in health care frequently take on high-stakes responsibilities that substantially impact people's lives. By doing everything they can to support team members and ensure they create a great place to work for all, the Best Workplaces in Health Care are poised to outperform their peers," says Kim Peters, executive vice president of Great Place to Work.
At Best Health Care Workplaces:
- 93 percent of employees describe their organizations as friendly and welcoming.
- Hospitals averaged higher "Overall Hospital Rating" and "Recommended Hospital" HCAHPS scores than the national average.
- Employees say they are offered professional development, fair pay and an emotionally-healthy work environment.
About The Best Workplaces in Health Care
Published with partner, Fortune, the Best Workplaces in Health Care rankings are based on feedback from more than 87,770 employees at Great Place to Work–Certified organizations in health care, including the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sector. Employees completed an anonymous Trust Index© survey, answering questions about how frequently they experience the building blocks of a great workplace. Employees rate leadership strength and integrity, pride in their work and organization, and the quality of relationships with co-workers, among other factors.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work produces the annual Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list and a series of Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists series of rankings, including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, and Small and Medium companies, as well as lists representing many different industries.
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