IRVING, Texas, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc. today announced it has been named to the Becker's Healthcare list of "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare." This award recognizes hospitals, health systems, ambulatory surgery centers, physician groups and other health care organizations that provide excellent work environments and outstanding benefits to their employees.
To develop the list, the Becker's Healthcare editorial team conducted research, considered nominations and evaluated organizations based on their benefits, workplace culture, professional development opportunities and previous recognition for workplace excellence.
"We are proud to have VHA and our family of companies recognized as a great place to work. Our people, and the expertise they bring to the organization, are one of our greatest assets. We are grateful for their hard work and commitment to helping improve the delivery of health care in our country," said Colleen Risk, VHA executive vice president, member networks and human resources.
VHA's employees come from diverse backgrounds and industries, creating a collaborative environment that encourages professional growth and learning. The company – which includes VHA, Novation, Provista and aptitude – has a rich culture that operates on a strong foundation of values and principles to attract, engage, retain and reward employees, as well as drive the performance of the organization.
Becker's Healthcare announced the organizations named to the 2014 list on May 5. The full list can be found at http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/150-great-places-to-work-2014/full-list.html.
VHA Inc. is a national network of not-for-profit health care organizations working together to improve performance and efficiency in clinical, financial and operational management. Since 1977, when VHA established the first hospital membership organization, the company has applied its knowledge in analytics, contracting, consulting and network development to help members and customers achieve their strategic objectives. In 2012, VHA delivered $1.9 billion in savings and additional value to members. Serving 5,100 health system members and affiliates, VHA represents more than a quarter of the nation's hospitals. VHA also serves more than 118,000 non-acute health care customers enterprise-wide. VHA is based in Irving, Texas, and has 12 regional offices across the U.S. VHA, together with UHC, owns Novation, a supply chain company, and aptitude™, the health care industry's first online direct contracting market. VHA also owns Provista, a supply chain company serving the non-acute market as well as hospitality, education and corporate markets. For more information, visit www.vha.com and follow us on Twitter (@VHAInc).
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