Texas Health Wins Best Employer, Top 5 Best Place for Women

For the fourth consecutive year, Texas Health Resources scored two prestigious recognitions. Texas Health received Platinum-level recognition as a Best Employer: Excellence in Health & Well-Being award winner by the National Business Group on Health, and achieved was ranked 5th of 75 Best Large Workplaces for Women by Great Places to Work.

The Platinum designation is awarded to organizations that have demonstrated exceptional commitments to the increase of employee well-being. Healthy work environment contributors include job satisfaction, community involvement, financial security, emotional health and social connectedness. Texas Health was one of only 19 employers to receive this distinction.

“We are pleased to be able to offer each and every employee the opportunity to create and achieve goals for their health and well-being,” said Carla Dawson, vice president, Total Health & Total Rewards at Texas Health, via release. 

Fortune determined the best workplaces for women based on feedback from employee surveys. Participants answered questions about a variety of topics, such as access to leadership, fairness of promotions, support for employees’ personal lives, and level of inclusion and connectedness with colleagues.

Texas Health provides various health resources for its employees including tuition reimbursement for mothers, pregnancy programs, lactation rooms, and at some locations, on-site childcare. Texas Health also encourages their Be Healthy initiative, which provides employees with a $25 reward for getting an annual mammogram. 

“This award is especially meaningful for Texas Health since almost 80 percent of our employees are female,” said Michelle Kirby, executive vice president and chief people officer at Texas Health, via release. “We are committed to providing women with amazing career opportunities in a supportive environment.”


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