October 25, 2010 09:00 ET

Modern Healthcare Names VHA Inc. 38th Best Place to Work in Health Care

IRVING, TX--(Marketwire - October 25, 2010) - VHA Inc., the national health care network, has been named the 38th best place to work in health care by Modern Healthcare magazine. VHA is one of only 16 companies that have been ranked within the top 100 for three consecutive years and one of only six Texas-based health care-related companies to be included in this list. 

The magazine compiled this year's list using information collected from thousands of health care workers at more than 300 health care companies nationwide, including hospitals, suppliers and service companies. Modern Healthcare asked a series of detailed questions related to:

  • Leadership and planning
  • Culture and communications
  • Quality of working environment
  • Training and development
  • Compensation and benefits

VHA has 852 employees in Irving and an additional 662 employees throughout its 16 regional offices nationwide. VHA's employee base includes 160 nurses, pharmacists and doctors, as well as many others who have worked in various roles in hospitals and in the health care industry.

About VHA
VHA Inc., based in Irving, Texas, is a national network of not-for-profit health care organizations that work together to drive maximum savings in the supply chain arena, set new levels of clinical performance and identify and implement best practices to improve operational efficiency and clinical outcomes. In 2009, VHA delivered record savings and value of $1.47 billion to members. Formed in 1977, through its 16 regional offices, VHA serves 1,400 hospitals and more than 30,000 non-acute care providers nationwide. VHA was ranked by Modern Healthcare as the 38th best place to work in health care in 2010.

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