Loma Linda University (LLU) Behavioral Medicine Center (BMC) has been named a top workplace in health care according to Modern Healthcare.

The BMC was honored at the 2017 Best Places to Work Awards Dinner on Thursday, September 28, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The recognition program, now in its 10th year, honors workplaces throughout the health care industry that empower employees to provide patients and customers with the best possible care, products and services.

Kerry Heinrich, JD, CEO, LLU Medical Center, is incredibly grateful for the recognition from Modern Health Care.

“Our commitment to whole person care at Loma Linda University Health applies not only to our patients, but to our employees as well,” Heinrich said. “The Behavioral Medicine Center team serves with dedication and compassion as they support patients facing critical moments in their lives. This survey reveals our employees value their respectful, team-focused workplace. We are grateful that Modern Health Care has identified our team for this singular honor.”

Vice president/administrator of the Behavioral Medicine Center, Edward Field, MBA, said it’s truly an honor to receive the award from Modern Health Care.

“This validates the hard work of our leadership team to engage our staff,” he said. “It truly shows how much we value them by creating an environment where they can learn, grow and thrive.” 

Modern Healthcare partners with the Best Companies Group on the assessment process, which includes an extensive employee survey completed by a random selection of the nearly 350 employees at the BMC.

PHOTO CAPTION: Representatives from LLU Behavioral Medicine Center gathered at Modern Healthcare's recognition dinner, Thursday Sept. 28, in Las Vegas, NV.

About Loma Linda University Health

Loma Linda University Health includes Loma Linda University's eight professional schools, Loma Linda University Medical Center's six hospitals and more than 900 faculty physicians located in the Inland Empire of Southern California. Established in 1905, Loma Linda University Health is a global leader in education, research and clinical care. It offers over 100 academic programs and provides quality health care to over 40,000 inpatients and 1.5 million outpatients each year. A Seventh-day Adventist organization, Loma Linda University Health is a faith-based health system with a mission "to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ."

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