Six Ardent entities named Best Places to Work in Healthcare

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 19, 2022) - Modern Healthcare announced the 2022 recipients of their annual workplace award, Best Places to Work in Healthcare, which includes six Ardent Health Services entities among the top in the country. This is the 14th year an Ardent entity has been honored.

“Creating a workplace culture where team members feel supported, included and valued is incredibly important in our industry, especially now,” shares Ardent President and CEO Marty Bonick. “There are many places people can choose to work and several of Ardent’s hospitals, clinics and other entities have been nationally recognized as preferred employers year after year. Achieving this level of recognition is the result of open communication and consistent values and practices. We’re proud of this honor and our leaders’ commitment to ensuring every team member feels a sense of belonging.”

The Ardent entities ranked among the top in the nation for strong workplace cultures and high employee satisfaction for 2022 are:

Bailey Medical Center, Owasso, Oklahoma (10 years on list)

Physicians Surgical Hospitals, Amarillo, Texas (9 years on list)

Tulsa Spine & Specialty Hospital, Tulsa, Oklahoma (4 years on list)

Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital, Albuquerque, New Mexico (3 years on list)

HealthFIRST, Tyler, Texas (2 years on the list)

Hillcrest Hospital Henryetta, Henryetta, Oklahoma (2 years on list)

Modern Healthcare’s rankings are based on interviews with leadership and physicians, and a confidential employee survey that assesses satisfaction, work‐life balance, communication, policies and practices, work environment and culture.

About Ardent Health Services

Ardent Health Services invests in people, technology and communities. Through its subsidiaries, Ardent owns and operates 30 hospitals and more than 200 sites of care in six states with more than 25,000 employees, including 1,200+ employed providers. With a focus on evidence-based practices to improve quality care and patient outcomes, four Ardent hospitals were named to Leapfrog’s Top Hospitals in 2021 and eight Ardent hospitals received a Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade of A for Spring 2022. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Ardent is owned by current and former members of Ardent’s management team; Equity Group Investments (EGI), a Chicago-based private investment firm; and Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR), a publicly traded real estate investment trust.

Ardent Health Services

Ardent Health Services is a leading provider of healthcare in communities across the country. With a focus on consumer-friendly processes and investments in innovative services and technologies, Ardent is passionate about making healthcare better and easier to access.

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