Awards and Accolades for IU Health Goshen
Our most recent recognition as a premier workplace for job satisfaction is not the only reason Indiana University Health Goshen is a great place to work and build a career. It follows a long tradition of excellence that spans across a wide array of areas – all contributing to patients receiving the best quality of care. Here’s why our Colleagues are proud to be part of IU Health Goshen.
Colleagues at IU Health Goshen are satisfied with their jobs – echoed by being named the number one workplace in the nation for Overall Job Satisfaction. As a result, our Colleagues are known for providing superior patient care. According to HR Solutions International Inc., IU Health Goshen is the leading healthcare organization in Concern for Patient Care, as well as Productivity/Efficiency and Promotions/Career Advancement.
Best Places to Work in Indiana
For four consecutive years, IU Health Goshen has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. Teamwork and communication – with Colleagues empowered to propose and implement change – are key elements of IU Health Goshen’s culture of excellence. By creating an environment that provides leading-edge technology, the latest clinical studies and innovative thinking, our Colleagues are able to make real differences in the lives of those they treat.
IU Health Goshen’s distinction as a two-year finalist in Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” which inspired the creation of Indiana’s Best Places to Work, also speaks of our unmatched Colleague satisfaction.
Magnet™ designation for excellence in nursing
IU Health Goshen Hospital has held national Magnet Status from the American Nurses Credentialing Center since 2004. And it continues to be the only hospital in the region to achieve such distinction. As nursing’s highest honor, Magnet Status has been achieved by less than six percent of all healthcare organizations in the nation. And with our recent Magnet re-designation, IU Health Goshen is now among an elite group of only two percent of hospitals in the nation.
Regardless of a health organization’s size, setting or location, achieving Magnet designation serves to attract and retain quality Colleagues and represents a proven level of excellence in nursing care.
HOPE award for integrated cancer care
IU Health Goshen Center for Cancer Care goes above and beyond traditional teamwork in order to heal the entire person. Physically, emotionally and spiritually. Our holistic, fully integrated care model recently received national recognition as a HOPE award winner by Hematology & Oncology News & Issues magazine. The national publication named IU Health Goshen Center for Cancer Care as “the best example of Integration of Care among entries in medium-sized community-based oncology practices.”
The HOPE Award was created by the magazine to encourage the development of best practice standards of excellence in community-based cancer centers. Colleagues at IU Health Goshen Center for Cancer Care are breaking new ground by proactively blending advanced treatments from all disciplines with complementary medicine and supportive services to treat the whole person, maximizing treatment effects and minimizing side effects. IU Health Goshen Center for Cancer Care continues to be the only cancer program in Indiana that offers treatment options from naturopathic physicians, including a Colleague honored as Naturopathic Physician of the Year by the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians.
Commission on Cancer Outstanding Achievement Award
IU Health Goshen Center for Cancer Care has been awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer (CoC). Only seven percent of approved cancer programs in the United States earn this distinction. This national recognition denotes IU Health Goshen Center for Cancer Care as providing the best in cancer diagnosis and treatment, the full integration of multiple disciplines, and a lifelong program of follow-up care. IU Health Goshen Center for Cancer Care not only received approval with commendations in all areas in 2005, but did so in the first five years of its program.
IU Health Goshen Center for Cancer Care is a leader in innovative cancer treatment. And it is the only fully integrated cancer center in the region. Its multidisciplinary team includes world-leading specialists, Magnet-designated nurses and support Colleagues who promise to do everything possible to heal every aspect of each person.
Summit Award for patient satisfaction
IU Health Goshen is committed to providing patient care that not only meets, but exceeds customer expectations, reflected by our high customer satisfaction ratings. For the third year in a row, The Retreat Women’s Health Center at IU Health Goshen was named a Summit Award winner by Press Ganey Associates. This award recognizes healthcare facilities that sustain the highest level of customer satisfaction for three or more consecutive years. The Retreat was one of only 13 outpatient facilities in the nation – and the only facility in Indiana – to receive this prestigious honor in 2008. The center has maintained a 98 to 99 percent satisfaction rating since its opening in 2003.
IU Health Goshen Center for Cancer Care also consistently scores in the top five percent in the nation for customer satisfaction. Colleagues at the IU Health Goshen Center for Cancer Care have been asked on numerous occasions to share “best practices” with other organizations.