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Awards and Recognition

Norton Healthcare is consistently recognized as a leading employer by several media outlets and organizations. These are just some of the awards and recognitions we have received.

Designation in 2020 as Leaders in Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation

In 2020 Norton Healthcare’s five hospitals and Norton Cancer Institute were named LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leaders by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, earning a top score of 100 on the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) for the third year in a row.

Adult-service Hospitals Earned Grade ‘A’ in The Leapfrog Group Safety Ratings

For three consecutive times, Norton Audubon Hospital, Norton Brownsboro Hospital, Norton Hospital and Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital received an “A” in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. All adult-service hospitals received an “A” grade in fall 2019, spring 2020 and repeated the national honor again for fall 2020. (Pediatric hospitals are not rated by The Leapfrog Group.)

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Becker’s Healthcare 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare 2019

Among the criteria are a culture that promotes diversity, engagement and professional growth in addition to offering “above and beyond” opportunities to build successful careers.

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Platinum-level Worksite Wellness Award 2019

The statewide award was given by the Worksite Wellness Council of Louisville, a Mayor’s Healthy Hometown partner.

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America’s Best Employers 2018 List by Forbes

Norton Healthcare ranked 95 out of 500 large companies in the nation and the only health care provider in Kentucky to receive the designation.

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Best Employer for Women 2018 List by Forbes

Norton Healthcare ranked 67 out of 300 companies in the nation and was the top-rated organization in Kentucky. Four criteria were evaluated in the survey: direct recommendations and general work topics about atmosphere and working conditions; direct recommendations on topics relevant to women, such as family support, parental leave and pay equity; indirect recommendations rating employers in their industry; and diversity among top executives and boards.

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2018 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America by Healthiest Employers

Norton Healthcare ranked No. 4 on the 2018 list, moving up two spots from No. 6 in 2017. The highly selective list is presented by Healthiest Employers, a national leader in employee health analytics, best practices and benchmark data.

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2018 Healthiest Employer of Louisville by Business First

Norton Healthcare was named the healthiest employer in the category for large organizations. Organizations were judged on their commitment to wellness demonstrated by their culture, leadership, programming, planning, marketing, metrics and outcomes.

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One of 125 Top Companies for 2018 by Training Magazine

Norton Healthcare is among Training magazine’s 2018 Training Top 125 list. The award recognized Norton Healthcare throughout the business world for our strong commitment to continuous, top-quality training.

2018 Workplace of Year by Advisory Board

This annual award recognized hospital and health systems nationwide for outstanding employee engagement. The award recognizes Norton Healthcare’s commitment to create a best-in-class work environment for our employees.

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2018 list of Best Places to Work in IT by IDG’s Computerworld

At No. 11, Norton Healthcare was named a top-ranking health care organization nationally and the highest in Kentucky among large organizations. The annual list of the top 100 organizations is complied based on benefits, career development, training and retention, as well as a survey of information technology workers.

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2018 Fleur de Lis Award and Worksite Wellness Award from the Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Movement and the Kentucky Department for Public Health

Norton Healthcare was one of four businesses to earn the Fleur de Lis Award. It honors organizations that are hitting or exceeding their wellness targets. Norton Healthcare also was one of 19 organizations in that category to receive the platinum-level Worksite Wellness Award, a statewide recognition based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention worksite health criteria, including tobacco control, nutrition, physical activity and stress management.

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Norton Healthcare among the 2021 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America

Norton Healthcare was named No. 10 on the 2021 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America by Healthiest Employers for its investment in the health and well-being of its employees. In addition, Norton Healthcare was named No. […]

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From little English and no job to helping Spanish speakers understand their health care

Eight years ago, Francisco Bravo lived in a small town near Guadalajara, Mexico. He recently had earned a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and aspired one day to work in a hospital as a nutritionist. Soon […]

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Making the call

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, teams across Norton Healthcare pulled together to do what needed to be done. That included the results team led by Michelle Rose, manager, Population Health, Norton Infectious Diseases Institute. Little […]

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Chief nursing officer reflects on COVID-19 experience

More than a year after our first COVID-19 diagnosis, many staff have come to terms with the virus and its continued presence in our lives. As health care professionals, we know what to expect with […]

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Faith leaders support confidence, health

Churches and other faith communities have long been a cornerstone for families and a trusted source of guidance during challenging times. For more than 20 years, Norton Faith & Health Ministries has served to provide […]

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