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ProMedica Named One Of The 100 Great Places To Work

posted on: 05/20/2013

TOLEDO, Ohio, May, 16, 2013 – ProMedica has been named one of the “100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” by Chicago-based Becker's Hospital Review and Becker's ASC Review. The hospitals, health systems, ambulatory surgery centers and physician groups included in this list offer robust benefit packages, positive work environments, excellent employee recognition programs and opportunities for professional development and continuing education.

The Becker's Hospital Review and Becker's ASC Review editorial teams accepted nominations for the 2013 list and selected recipients based on nominations and thorough editorial research. ProMedica was named among the nation’s leading health systems including Mayo Clinic: 2013 listing.

“We are extremely proud of this recognition that acknowledges our continuous efforts to create a positive workplace culture where employees are happy and feel valued,” says Arturo Polizzi, ProMedica chief human resources officer.

In a recent Becker’s Hospital Review article, Polizzi was interviewed about best practices for building a culturally-unified, team-oriented workplace. According to Polizzi, it requires “keeping employees engaged.” In 2011, Polizzi and other leaders reached out to employees for feedback in developing new values to represent the organization. Based on comments from employees, they established the following values that are modeled every day: compassion, innovation, teamwork and excellence.

ProMedica has more than 300 facilities and the following hospitals in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan:
  • ProMedica Bay Park Hospital in Oregon, Ohio

  • ProMedica Bixby Hospital in Adrian, Mich.

  • ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital in Defiance Ohio

  • ProMedica Flower Hospital in Sylvania, Ohio

  • ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital in Fostoria, Ohio

  • ProMedica Herrick Hospital in Tecumseh, Mich.

  • ProMedica St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee, Ohio

  • ProMedica Toledo Children’s Hospital in Toledo, Ohio

  • ProMedica Toledo Hospital in Toledo, Ohio

  • ProMedica Wildwood Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital in Toledo, Ohio

Becker's Hospital Review is a monthly publication offering up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems. Our 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 than18,000 people, primarily acute-care hospital CEOs and CFOs.
Becker's ASC Review features general business, legal and clinical guidance on topics including joint-ventures, development and expansion, and regulatory and compliance issues. Each of the nine annual issues of the publication reaches a qualified audience of more than 25,000 key business decision-holders, including surgeons, medical directors, directors of surgery, ASC administrators and others involved in the rapidly growing field of outpatient surgery. Further, every ASC in the nation receives Becker's ASC Review.


Toledo, Ohio-based ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit healthcare organization formed in 1986. ProMedica has more than 14,400 employees and nearly 1,700 physicians with more than 450 healthcare providers employed by ProMedica Physicians. Its 11 hospitals and more than 310 facilities offer comprehensive diagnostic, medical and surgical specialties in heart and vascular, oncology, orthopaedics, neurology, and women and pediatric services. ProMedica’s mission is to improve health and well-being, with a strong focus on wellness and clinical excellence, as well as innovative, community advocacy programs that address health-related issues such as hunger and obesity.