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FLAGLER & VOLUSIA COUNTIES, May 22, 2014 – Adventist Health System’s employees, which includes the nearly 4,800 employees at the five Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties, have been recognized for being one of the best-performing and most productive and engaged workforces in the world. This is the fourth year in a row that Adventist Health System, and all of the hospital campuses including Florida Hospital Volusia/Flagler, has received the Gallup Great Workplace Award.
“We are so honored to be a part of this award. We recognize that highly engaged employees provide our patients with extraordinary care and improved clinical outcomes. We are proud to be part of the 70,000 Adventist Health System employees that shares a commitment to provide health and healing with skill and compassion every day,” said Daryl Tol, Florida Hospital Volusia/Flagler CEO.
The Gallup Great Workplace Award is based on rigorous workplace research. A panel of workplace experts assesses each applicant based on their 2013 employee engagement results and their application portfolio. Applicant’s results are compared across a workplace research database composed of millions of work teams in more than 100 countries. This year, Adventist Health System is one of 36 organizations chosen to receive the award.
This year’s award was presented at a summit at Gallup’s main campus in Omaha, Nebraska, May 13-15, 2014. During the summit, Great Workplace Award winners, including Adventist Health System, presented the best practices they applied to their workplace and the improved business results they achieved through building an engaged workforce.
About Florida Hospital Volusia/Flagler
Florida Hospital Volusia/Flagler is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization with 45 hospital campuses and nearly 8,300 licensed beds in 10 states. With five hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties, Florida Hospital is the largest hospital system in the area, with 788 beds, 4,800 employees, and 650,000 patients every year. Florida Hospital Volusia/Flagler’s mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ, and in 2013, the hospitals collectively contributed nearly $104 million in benefits to the underprivileged, the community’s overall health and wellness and spiritual needs, and capital improvements.
About Adventist Health System
Adventist Health System is a faith-based health care organization headquartered in Altamonte Springs, Florida. A national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction, Adventist Health System’s nearly 70,000 employees maintain a tradition of whole-person health by caring for the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of every patient. With 45 hospital campuses and nearly 8,300 licensed beds in ten states, Adventist Health System facilities incorporate the latest technological advancements and clinical research to serve more than 4.5 million patients annually. The full continuum of integrated care also includes urgent care centers, home health and hospice agencies, and skilled nursing facilities. Each Adventist Health System facility operates independently in delivering care and services to best meet the needs of the local communities they serve. While each entity is unique, all remain united in one mission of Extending the Health Ministry of Christ.
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