Florida Hospital Named a Great Place to Work in Health Care

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VOLUSIA and FLAGLER COUNTIES, Fla., March 30, 2016 Adventist Health System, which includes five Florida Hospitals within Volusia and Flagler counties, was recognized in Beckers Healthcare's 2016 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare list. The list of organizations features both U.S. health care provider organizations, as well as other types of health care specific companies.

To be recognized once again as a great place to work in health care is an honor, said Rob Fulbright, CEO of the Florida Hospital East Florida Region, which encompasses the five Florida Hospitals within Volusia and Flagler counties. Our employees' commitment to extending the healing ministry of Christ can be seen not only in their interactions with patients, but also in the supportive work environment they create each day.

The organizations included in this years list were chosen based on recognition previously earned for workplace excellence, as well as benefits offerings, wellness initiatives, and efforts to improve professional development, diversity and inclusion, work-life balance and a sense of community among employees.

In honoring Adventist Health System, Beckers Hospital Review noted that employee benefits vary from campus to campus, but system-wide benefits include a tuition reimbursement program, company-paid flu shots and cafes with healthy menu options.

The complete list of recognized organizations can be found at http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/lists/150-great-places-to-work-in-healthcare-2016.html.

About Florida Hospital East Florida Region

Encompassing five Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region is the largest hospital system in the area, with 787 beds, 5,000 employees, and 650,000 patients annually. Florida Hospital is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization. Florida Hospital's mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ, and in 2015, the five Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties collectively contributed nearly $120 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 more than 78,000 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 8,200 licensed beds in ten states, Adventist Health System facilities incorporate the latest technological advancements and clinical research to serve more than 4.7 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 Healing Ministry of Christ.

About Beckers Hospital Review

Becker's Hospital Review is a monthly publication offering up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems. Content is geared toward high-level hospital leaders, and we work to provide valuable content, including hospital and health system news, best practices and legal guidance specifically for these decision-makers. Each issue of Becker's Hospital Review reaches more than 18,000 people, primarily acute-care hospital CEOs, CFOs and CIOs.

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