Cincinnati Children’s Ranked One of Best Places to Work In Healthcare in the United States
Monday, October 27, 2008
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center has been ranked the 35th best place to work in healthcare in the United States in Modern Healthcare magazine’s inaugural Best Places to Work in Healthcare supplement. The top 100 organizations are listed in the publication’s October 27 issue.
The honor "recognizes workplaces in healthcare that enable employees to perform at their optimum level to provide patients and customers with the best possible care and services," according to Modern Healthcare.
On behalf of Modern Healthcare, the Best Companies Group conducted two surveys of healthcare organizations and companies that volunteered to participate. The first survey was a questionnaire for participating employers. The second was a satisfaction survey of participating companies' employees. Some 238 healthcare organizations and companies participated in the survey.
Modern Healthcare is a weekly business newsmagazine for hospital and healthcare managers published by Crain Communications Inc.
Cincinnati Children's is one of America’s top three children’s hospitals for general pediatrics and is highly ranked for its expertise in digestive diseases, respiratory diseases, cancer, neonatal care, heart care and neurosurgery, according to the annual ranking of best children's hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. One of the three largest children’s hospitals in the U.S., Cincinnati Children’s is affiliated with the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and is one of the top two recipients of pediatric research grants from the National Institutes of Health.
For its achievements in transforming healthcare, Cincinnati Children's is one of six U.S. hospitals since 2002 to be awarded the American Hospital Association-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize® for leadership and innovation in quality, safety and commitment to patient care. The hospital is a national and international referral center for complex cases, so that children with the most difficult-to-treat diseases and conditions receive the most advanced care leading to better outcomes.