Hahnemann Listed Among Best Place to Work in Philadelphia 

PHILADELPHIA (December 16, 2009) - Hahnemann University Hospital was listed among the region’s “Best Places to Work” in the Philadelphia Business Journal for the second year in a row!

During the summer months, the Business Journal received over 270 nominations for companies throughout the Delaware Valley from their readers. From these nominations, finalists were selected and were encouraged to have employees participate in a survey.

Based on these surveys, Hahnemann was selected as the Bronze winner in the “Headquartered Elsewhere” category for 2009. Of the 270 companies who were initially nominated, Hahnemann was one of 19 companies who received an award.

“I would like to personally thank those who participated in this summer’s “Best Places to Work” program for their help with earning this award for our hospital”, stated Michael P. Halter, FACHE, chief executive officer of Hahnemann University Hospital.“I would also like to thank every employee who works at Hahnemann. As Ihave said many times before, our employees are our most valuable asset and they are who makes Hahnemann the “Best Place to Work.”

Hahnemann University Hospital is a 540-bed academic medical center at Broad and Vine Streets in Philadelphia, Pa.  The hospital is a tertiary care institution that specializes in cardiac services, heart failure and transplantation, OB/GYN, orthopedics, medical, surgical and radiation oncology, bone marrow transplantation, renal dialysis and kidney/pancreas/liver transplantation.  Hahnemann is recognized by the American Heart Association as a leader in coronary artery disease and heart failure treatments.   The hospital performed one of the city’s first kidney transplants in 1963 and one of the first bone marrow transplants in 1976.  Hahnemann became Philadelphia’s first Level I Regional Resource Trauma Center for adults in 1986, and since then has been served by MidAtlantic MedEvac, an aeromedical transport program for critically ill patients. Hahnemann is proud to be the first hospital in Philadelphia to join with The Wellness Community of Philadelphia to offer onsite support and education services to cancer patients and their families.  Hahnemann is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. An affiliate of Drexel University College of Medicine, Hahnemann University Hospital is part of Tenet Pennsylvania, which also includes St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. To learn more about Hahnemann, visit www.hahnemannhospital.com

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