Methodist Healthcare System | Keeping Well | Winter 2018

U .S. News & World Report, the global authority in hos- pital rankings, ranked Methodist Hospital as No. 1 in San Antonio on its 2017–2018 Best Regional Hospitals list. Hospitals are ranked by state and metro area based on their performance in both complex and common care. Methodist received recognition as high-performing in five areas of care: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Colon Cancer Surgery, Heart Failure and Liver Cancer Surgery . In its 28th year, the U.S. News & World Report rank- ings and rating compare more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. M E T H O D I S T H E A L T H C A R E — S A N A N T O N I O ● W I N T E R 2 0 1 8 A STAR IS BORN. How our NICU helps make wishes come true. SEE PAGE 4 U.S. News & World Report ranks Methodist Hospital No. 1 on Best Regional list Scott Davis, CEO, Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Hospital and Methodist Texsan Hospital, receives congratulations from Fawn Lopez, Publisher and Vice President of Modern Healthcare magazine, when the hospitals were named Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2017. B E S T PLACES TO WORK MODE RN HE A LT HCAR E NAME S T HR E E METHODIST HEALTHCARE HOSPITALS TO ITS BEST PLACES TO WORK IN HEALTHCARE 2017 M odernHealthcare has named threeMethodist Healthcare hospitals to its Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2017. Metropolitan Methodist Hospital, Methodist Texsan Hospital andMethodist Ambulatory Surgery Hospital are among only 150 sites that have been included on the list. ✦ Methodist Healthcare placed more sites on the list than any other healthcare system or health organization in San Antonio. Rankings were Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Hospital, No. 16; Methodist Texsan, No. 27; and Metropolitan Methodist Hospital, No. 67. The recognition program, now in its 10th year, honors workplaces throughout the healthcare industry that empower employees to provide patients and customers with the best possible care, products and services. Modern Healthcare is a weekly industry source of healthcare business and policy news, research and information. “What truly makes Methodist Healthcare special is our people: a team of compassionate, dedicated healthcare professionals work- ing to fulfill our mission of serving humanity to honor God by providing exceptional and cost-effective healthcare, accessible to all,” said Jaime Wesolowski, President and CEO of Methodist Healthcare. “Working together toward a common goal creates a work environment that results in a very rewarding experience for our employees. They grow from it individually, and we all grow together as a team.” Accepting the Modern Healthcare Best Places to Work Award on behalf of Metropolitan Methodist Hospital are (from left) Ulondia Lee, Chief Nursing Officer; Ashley Holmstrom, Vice President, Clinical Nursing; Diana Henderson, MD, Chief Medical Officer; and Greg Seiler, Hospital CEO. 2 SIGN UP FOR WELLNESS SEE OUR CLASS OPTIONS 3 MONSTER DASH 5K AND KIDS’ BASH WERE A TREAT 6 NO FLU FOR YOU! GET YOUR FLU SHOT 7 DOG ON THE JOB MEET HAZEL, OUR CERTIFIED FACILITY DOG I n SIDE