OMAHA, Neb. – Alegent Creighton Health is proud to announce that it has been named a recipient of the 2013 Gallup Great Workplace Award. The only Nebraska-based company to make the list, it is the second consecutive year the organization has received the worldwide honor.
The Gallup Great Workplace Award is based on the most rigorous workplace research ever conducted. A panel of workplace experts evaluated the 32 award-winning organizations. Alegent Creighton Health is among the winners because its results demonstrated one of the most productive and engaged workforces in the world.
"Alegent Creighton Health has achieved great workplace status because it has recognized, and acted on, the important connection between engaged employees and patient care,” said Dr. James Harter, chief scientist for Gallup. “The result is a culture that improves employee and patient lives simultaneously."
Richard A. Hachten II, president and chief executive officer of Alegent Creighton Health agreed, saying that “we know that an engaged workforce - our employees who are caring for patients every hour of every day - create the experiences for every patient that deliver high-quality patient care across our entire organization."
Gallup will present the awards at their upcoming Gallup Great Workplace Summit in May.
Alegent Creighton Health
With a commitment to providing high-quality care and an exceptional patient experience, Alegent Creighton Health physicians and employees are focused on caring for the body, mind and spirit of every person. Patients find a continuum of care at Alegent Creighton Health, from primary care through geriatrics. Sponsored by Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), Alegent Creighton Health is the largest not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare provider in Nebraska and southwest Iowa with 11 acute care hospitals, a specialty spine hospital, freestanding inpatient psychiatric and skilled nursing facilities and more than 100 Alegent Creighton Clinic locations. As the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools, Alegent Creighton Health and Alegent Creighton Clinic are committed to teaching the health professionals of the future. For more information about Alegent Creighton Health, visit AlegentCreighton.com.
About the Gallup Great Workplace Award
The Gallup Great Workplace Award is based on multiple criteria, including overall engagement levels and evidence of engagement impact on key business metrics. Gallup compares applicants' results across its renowned workplace research database composed of millions of work teams in more than 170 countries. A panel of workplace experts reviews each organization's impact portfolio, which includes quantitative and qualitative components.