Based on responses from more than 650,000 employees at Great Place to Work-CertifiedTM organizations across the country; evaluating more than 60 elements, Kettering Health Network has been named by Great Place to Work® and Fortune one of the 2020 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®. Read what Fred Manchur, CEO of Kettering Health Network had to say about the honor in the media release.
The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award was established by Congress to promote improved quality of goods and services in U.S. companies and organizations. The Baldrige Foundation has named Kathryn Raethel, RN, MPH, MHA, FACHE, to the Board of Directors where she will serve a two-year term. Raethel is President of Adventist Health Castle, a community hospital located in Kailua, Hawaii and a member of Adventist Health.
A three-year management services agreement between Adventist HealthCare and Howard University, operator of Howard University Hospital began February 17. Under the agreement, Adventist HealthCare will bring in a senior leadership team and work with the university to build a new replacement hospital as part of the overall strategy. The media release purports the partnership “will provide access for Howard medical trainees, residents, medical students and graduates to train and work within Adventist HealthCare’s network of hospitals.”
Terry Shaw has worked his way up over the last three decades, now overseeing 50 hospitals in nine states. Shaw recently shared with Becker’s Hospital Review his interest in healthcare and his perspective from the “Corner Office.”
Holding its first global leadership conference in India, , Loma Linda University Health and Adventist Health International hosted nearly 150 Seventh-day Adventist healthcare leaders from India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Malaysia and the United States. “Leading with Purpose” was the theme for the four-day event. The media release quoted Richard H. Hart, MD, DrPh, president of Loma Linda University Health as saying the event provided an opportunity for collaboration between sister Adventist institutions and encouraged leaders to share challenges, successes and practical solutions.
Kettering Health Network recently announced that it has promoted three of its executives to expanded leadership positions. “These new and expanded roles with three of our finest leaders will help Kettering Health Network further achieve our goal of One Best Practice,” says Fred Manchur, CEO of Kettering Health Network. The leaders who were promoted are: Brenda Kuhn, RN, PhD, FACHE, CPHQ; Jennifer Shull, MHA, BSN and Paul Hoover, MBA. Brief bios are available in the media release.