Neighbors Emergency Center Named #3 Best Place to Work by the Houston Business Journal

Oct 08, 2015, 17:15 ET from Neighbors Emergency Center

PEARLAND, Texas, Oct. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Neighbors Emergency Center has been named the #3 Best Place to Work at the Houston Business Journal's 2015 Best Places to Work Awards. Held at the Houston Hyatt Regency Hotel, the Houston Business Journal honored companies coming from a wide array of industries for their unique cultures, amenities, benefits and work-retention strategies. Neighbors Emergency Center is humbled to accept such a prestigious award and would like to thank employees and community members for this accolade.

"I am honored that Neighbors Emergency Center has received the award as the Third Best Place to Work by the Houston Business Journal. We greatly value our business model that assures not only quality medical care for our patients, but values the physicians and staff who nurture and protect the communities we serve as well," said Setul G. Patel, MD, MBA, CEO of Neighbors Health System.

Neighbors Emergency Center, a Neighbors Health System company, is a 24-hour freestanding emergency center serving multiple communities throughout Houston and Austin.  Founded in 2008 by a group of emergency room physicians seeking to make lives better for patients by providing them with a more personalized ER experience, NEC has since grown greatly. Neighbors currently has 14 centers open, including a recent location in Midland, and a pending location in Tyler. Plans for growth extend into 2016 with 20 more centers opening throughout South Texas and Colorado.

Neighbors Health System recently took 4th in the Houston Business Journal's ‎Fast 100 companies, and Neighbors Emergency Center freestanding emergency rooms have been awarded "The Best ER" in Baytown, TX and Pearland, TX and one of Houston's Top Workplaces in 2013 and 2014.

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