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Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work

The Best Places to Work in Healthcare

About the Best Places to Work Program

Each year this exciting program singles out and recognizes outstanding employers in the healthcare industry on a national level. The program is free to enter and as a thank you for your participation, you will receive an Employer Benchmark Summary, listing company averages on standard employee benefits, best practices and more. Being named one of Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work in Healthcare can have a tremendous impact on your organization.
NEW for 2014! Winners will be ranked on two separate lists:
  • Healthcare Provider/Insurer
  • Healthcare Supplier
Healthcare Providers/Healthcare Insurers will be ranked in the following size categories by number of U. S. employees:
  • Small (25 to 249)
  • Medium (250-999)
  • Large (1000+)
Healthcare Supplier will be ranked in the following size categories by number of U. S. employees:
  • Small (25-99)
  • Medium (100-999)
  • Large (1000+)
This prestigious distinction can help your organization to:
  • Significantly increase brand awareness and visibility
  • Attract and retain top talent
  • Grow your patient/customer base
  • Boost employee morale
  • Establish a noteworthy edge over competition

General Program Questions:

Q: How do I enter?
A: Entries for the 2014 program are now open. Click here to add your name to our list and be notified when registration opens.

Q: Is there a participation fee?
A: There is no fee to participate, however a nominal fee is charged for the use of paper surveys.

Q: When is the deadline?
A: The entry deadline for 2014 will be May 16, 2014.

Q: What type of questions are asked?
A: The program collects information from both the employer and employees and is open to all companies (providers, suppliers, payers) with at least 25 employees.
Employers complete a survey detailing:

  • Company policies/practices
  • Benefits
  • Demographics
Employees are asked an in-depth set of questions that result in an analysis in 8 core areas:
  • Leadership and planning
  • Culture and communications
  • Role satisfaction
  • Working environment
  • Relationship with supervisor
  • Training and development
  • Pay and benefits
  • Overall satisfaction
Q: What do you get for entering?
A: Participating companies will receive a one-page "Employer Benchmark Summary" for free, and will have the opportunity to purchase the full "Employee Feedback Report" that provides valuable data including: a spreadsheet summarizing employee feedback, written employee comments, healthcare benchmark information.

Q: How can being named one of Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work in Healthcare benefit my organization?
A: Use this prestigious distinction to:

  • Enhance recruiting efforts
  • Boost employee morale
  • Increase employee retention
  • Set yourself apart from the competition
  • Improve your brand awareness
  • Improve your reputation in industry
Q: What if I have more questions about the study?
A: Please visit Best Companies Group or e-mail Katie Smith, Program Coordinator, at or 717-909-1570

Q: Will the results be published?
A: Yes, the 2014 winning companies will be published in a special supplement and profiled in the October 23, 2014 issue of Modern Healthcare.

Q: How do I pre-order the issue with the 2014 rankings?
A: We will begin accepting pre-orders in July 2014.

Q: Will there be an event?
A: Yes, each year an event is held to celebrate the winners. The 2014 event will be held October 23, 2014 .
Add your name to our list to be notified when details for the conference and gala are available and registration opens.

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