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Shriners Hospitals for Children — Erie named No. 1 in the nation

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Erie named No. 1 in the nation

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Erie was named No. 1 among health care providers in the nation by Modern Healthcare’s 2019 Best Places to Work in Healthcare award. Each year, this exciting program singles out and recognizes outstanding employers in the health care industry on a national level. See the complete list of this year’s winner rankingsModern Healthcare will also publish a special supplement featuring ranked lists of all the winners along with the September 30 publication.

“Being one of the 2019 award winners is such wonderful recognition for our employees and Shriners Hospitals for Children — Erie,” said Mary Jane Antoon, administrator, Shriners Hospitals for Children — Erie. “Ranking No. 1 is a tremendous honor and tribute to our staff, who come to work each and every day living the mission of Shriners Hospitals for Children.”

Modern Healthcare and its Best Places to Work in Healthcare award winners have accomplished much over the years, empowering health care organizations and the people who work for them to realize their full potential. Modern Healthcare partners with the Best Companies Group on the assessment process, which includes an extensive employee survey.

“Our award winners can be proud of the role they played in elevating the standard for workplace excellence. They have the judgment, drive and resilience to solve health care’s most significant challenges through our most important resource: people. They are pushing the envelope and creating a more engaged and productive workforce, all while tackling the ever-present challenges of cost, safety, quality and access,” said Aurora Aguilar, editor of Modern Healthcare.

In addition to the No. 1 Best Places to Work ranking, Shriners Hospitals for Children — Erie also ranked No. 2 for the Millennials Award, which recognizes health care providers who have adapted to the changes in the workplace influenced by millennials, such as a high-tech work environment, development courses, a collegial atmosphere and opportunities for charitable work.

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Erie was honored at the 2019 Best Places to Work Awards Dinner on Thursday, September 26, at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel. The medical center is the first health care provider in Erie, Pennsylvania, to be ranked on the list.