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UW Hospital and Clinics named to great places to work list

Published On: May 06 2014 04:42:44 PM CDT

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MADISON, Wis. -

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics was named to the 2014 list of 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare list released by Becker’s Healthcare, according to a release.

The list has been published by Becker’s since 2011, but this is the first year non-provider organizations have been included, according to the release.

Organizations are evaluated on their benefits, workplace culture, professional development opportunities and previous recognition for workplace excellence, officials said.

With 8,400 employees, UW Hospital and Clinics is one of the largest employers in the area, according to the release. Becker’s mentioned UW’s staff-retention rate of 90 percent, its redesignation as a Magnet hospital, and its seven consecutive years on the Working Mother 100 Best Companies list as reasons for the company making the list.

“Our staff deserves all the credit for this award. It is because of their willingness to continually improve our workplace with their ideas and feedback that we were able to achieve this accomplishment. We are very proud to offer a number of ways for staff to be part of the process of improving the workplace such as staff rounds, forums, councils, staff meetings and human-resources listening session,” UW Hospital President and CEO Donna Katen-Bahensky said in the release. “We cannot be the organization we want to be without the robust dedication of everyone who works here and this recognition signifies that we are on the right path.”

The only other Madison-area company that made the list was Epic Systems in Verona, according to the release.

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