Lakeland Regional Health named one of Forbes 2022 Best-in-State Employers

Lakeland Regional Health was named one of Forbes 2022 Best-in-State Employers. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The list was announced on August 24th, 2022 and can currently be viewed on the Forbes website.

America’s Best-in-State Employers 2022 were identified in an independent survey based on a vast sample of approximately 70,000 Americans working for companies with more than 500 employees in the USA. Across 25 industry sectors, 1,380 employer brands were ranked among the top employers. Brands were able to win in more than one state.

“Our dedicated team members have consistently placed patients first with excellent care, said Scott Dimmick, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Lakeland Regional Health. “We are proud to have an environment to support their constant commitment to the health of our community.”

The evaluation was based on direct and indirect recommendations from employees who were asked to rate their willingness to recommend their own employers to friends and family. Employees were also asked to evaluate other employers in their respective industry and state that stood out either positively or negatively.

“We are honored to be named one of the best places to work in Florida,” says Danielle Drummond, President and CEO of Lakeland Regional Health. “Our focused efforts to be a thriving workplace for everyone on our team will always remain a top priority.”

About Lakeland Regional Health

Not-for-profit Lakeland Regional Health reaches beyond its hospital walls to promote wellness, education and discovery in new places and new ways, providing a wide range of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services at its Medical Center, Hollis Cancer Center and ambulatory care locations. Lakeland Regional Health earned Most Wired Advanced and Most Wired status seven times since 2013 and has earned workplace awards from Forbes, Gallup and Becker’s Hospital Review. Its 864-bed comprehensive tertiary referral hospital, Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center, operates the Jack and Tina Harrell Family Institute for Advanced Cardiovascular Medicine; a Level II Trauma Center; the Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children, which includes a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; and the Bannasch Institute for Advanced Rehabilitation Medicine.

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