Guthrie Healthcare System Recognized as Workplace of Distinction

Sayre, PA – A division of the Guthrie Healthcare System and Guthrie Home Care recently received the Morehead Apex Workplace of Distinction Award.

This award recognizes the nation's top performing workplaces who reach the 90th percentile in participation in their 2011 employee opinion survey. During this year's survey, the portion of the Guthrie Healthcare System that includes Finance, Information Services, Human Resources, Materials Management, Organizational Development, Strategic Planning, and others reached the 94th percentile and Guthrie Home Care hit the 98 percentile.

Mark Stensager, President and CEO, Guthrie Healthcare System, said, “We are committed to providing an excellent work environment for our employees. The key to providing safe, superior patient care is an engaged workforce and this award reinforces that our team and our processes are working effectively.”

The survey gathers input from employees across the Guthrie system on topics ranging from communication to opportunity for advancement. System and department leaders use the feedback to help make operational decisions.

Morehead works with leading healthcare organizations to provide employee and physician surveys and consulting. Morehead's comprehensive solutions help leaders make better decisions, retain talent, and drive the performance of critical outcomes like quality, patient satisfaction, and financial stability.

Each year, Morehead awards the healthcare industry's top achievers by objectively identifying the highest performers and acknowledging their contributions to healthcare. These award winners share a dedication to providing a rewarding, professional environment for their employees and physicians and, by extension, their patients.