Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare Named One of the 2017 Best Workplaces for Diversity by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE

Posted on: December 06, 2017

For a second year in a row, Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have ranked Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare on its 2017 Best Workplaces for Diversity list. The ranking considered more than 440,000 employee surveys from organizations in a wide range of industries across the U.S. Great Place to Work, a research and consulting firm, evaluated more than 50 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included professional development, behaviors linked to innovation, leadership confidence and consistent treatment among employees of different backgrounds

“At Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, we are excited to be named to this list once again. We believe it  demonstrates our commitment to diversity and inclusion, which is rooted in our faith based mission, values and Power of One culture,” said Michael Ugwueke, president and CEO, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare.   

“The Best Workplaces for Diversity have achieved something beyond basic fairness. They find ways to connect with each and every employee, listening to their challenges and building on their talents,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work.

The Best Workplaces for Diversity is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations.

About Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (MLH) is an integrated health care delivery system based in Memphis, Tenn. Founded in 1918 by The United Methodist Church to help meet the growing needs for quality health care in the Mid-South, Methodist has grown from one hospital into a six-hospital system that includes Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, a national US News and World Report Best Children's Hospital. MLH also offers a home health agency, ambulatory surgery centers, outpatient facilities, hospice residence and physician practices serving all corners of the Memphis and Mid-South community.

For six consecutive years, Methodist has been named the best hospital in Memphis by U.S. News and World Report. Great Place to Work® and Fortune ranked Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare on its 2017 100 Best Companies to Work For, #??? for 2017 Best Workplaces for Diversity, and #1 on the 2016 list of Best Workplaces for African Americans. With more than 13,000 associates and 1,650 licensed beds, MLH provides care for over 60,000 inpatient admissions annually. For more information visit www.methodisthealth.org.

About the Best Workplaces for Diversity

Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses from 442,624 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with FORTUNE, visit Greatplacetowork.com.

About Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through its certification programs, Great Place to Work recognizes outstanding workplace cultures and produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" and Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small & Medium Companies, industries and, internationally, countries and regions. Through its culture consulting services, Great Place to Work helps clients create great workplaces that outpace peers on key business metrics like revenue growth, profitability, retention and stock performance.

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