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OhioHealth Named to FORTUNE’s List of "100 Best Companies to Work For" for Ninth Consecutive Year

COLUMBUS, Ohio - OhioHealth announced today it has been named one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" for the ninth consecutive year by FORTUNE Magazine.

OhioHealth is one of four companies headquartered in Ohio on this year's list, and one of 12 health systems and hospitals on the list nationally.

“Being a Best CompanOhioHealth logo jpegy is really about how you help shape your culture every day,” said Dave Blom, president and CEO of OhioHealth. “People want to work for companies that have a strong positive culture, where associates have pride in the work they do, have great colleagues and trust in their leaders. These are the things that make for a strong and vibrant culture that is good for our patients, associates, physicians and for the communities we serve.”

The FORTUNE Great Place to Work Institute Trust Index© survey that several hundred randomly chosen OhioHealth associates took part in anonymously last summer, evaluates the strength and health of OhioHealth’s culture compared to other FORTUNE Best Companies.

“Unlike other awards, being selected as a Best Company relies mostly on what OhioHealth associates say in the annual Great Place to Work Trust Index© survey,” said Johnni Beckel, senior vice president and Chief Human Resources Officer for OhioHealth. “It accounts for two-thirds of our overall results and we are very proud of that.”

Methodology – Trust Index + Culture Audit
To pick the 100 Best Companies to Work For, FORTUNE partners with the Great Place to Work Institute to conduct the most extensive employee survey in corporate America. More than 250,000 employees at those companies were surveyed by the institute, a global research and consulting firm operating in 45 countries around the world.

Culture and attitude
Two-thirds of a company's score is based on the results of the institute's Trust Index survey, which is sent to a random sample of employees from each company. The survey asks questions related to their attitudes about management's credibility, job satisfaction, and camaraderie.

Pay and benefits
The other third is based on responses to the institute's Culture Audit, which includes detailed questions about pay and benefit programs and a series of open-ended questions about hiring practices, methods of internal communication, training, recognition programs, and diversity efforts.

Any company that is at least five years old and has more than 1,000 U.S. employees is eligible.

Visit the CNN/ FORTUNE web site for the complete list of 2015 “100 Best Companies to Work For” at http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/best-companies/

“Working together has put us on this list and kept us on the list,” added Blom. “The biggest thanks go to all of our associates. They are what make us an award-winning team and the reason for our success.”

About OhioHealth
OhioHealth is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit, charitable, healthcare organization with Methodist roots. Based in Columbus, Ohio, OhioHealth is currently recognized as one of the top five large health systems in America by Truven Health Analytics and has been for five years in a row. It is also recognized by FORTUNE Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” and has been for nine years in a row, 2007-2015.

Serving its communities since 1891, it is a family of 28,000 associates, physicians and volunteers, and a network of 11 hospitals, 50+ ambulatory sites, hospice, home-health, medical equipment and other health services spanning a 40-county area.

OhioHealth hospitals include OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital, OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, OhioHealth Doctors Hospital, OhioHealth Grady Memorial Hospital, OhioHealth Dublin Methodist Hospital, OhioHealth Hardin Memorial Hospital, OhioHealth Marion General Hospital, OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital, OhioHealth MedCentral Mansfield Hospital, OhioHealth MedCentral Shelby Hospital and OhioHealth Rehabilitation Hospital. For more information, please visit our website at www.ohiohealth.com.