(10/15/12) (Nashville, TN) October 9, 2012 Black River Memorial Hospital (BRMH) announced it has placed 11th in Modern Healthcare's 2012 Best Places to Work in Healthcare awards.
The magazine's annual Best Places to Work in Healthcare program recognizes employers for creating workplaces in healthcare that enable employees to perform at their optimum level to provide patients and customers with the best possible patient care and services.
A video announcement, along with a ranked listing of the winners is now available at www.modernhealthcare.com/bestplaces.
Gerti Johnson, Human Resource Generalist for BRMH, "Compassion is in the air here, for our patients and each other."
"Being named to Modern Healthcare's list of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2012 demonstrates that Black River Memorial Hospital has built a culture where employees are supported and engaged, which benefits not only patients and customers but the employer's financial performance as well, " said Fawn Lopez, vice president and publisher of Modern Healthcare. "These healthcare employers are models for others who are seeking to build a successful culture, resulting in optimum performance levels and benefits for their organization."
This year's recognition program had 340 applications from healthcare companies across the nation.
About the Award Program
Modern Healthcare partnered with Best Companies Group, a PA-based firm that administers "best places to work" programs nationwide. Modern Healthcare conducted this program to recognize outstanding employers in the healthcare industry on a national level. From economic development to employee retention, being named one of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare benefits individuals, organizations and the healthcare industry.
The program collected information from both the employers and employees and was open to all healthcare companies in the United States with at least 25 employees.
Black River Memorial Hospital is a 25-bed critical access hospital in Black River Falls, Wisconsin.