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Advocate Sherman Hospital lauded

Published: Sunday, April 13, 2014 5:30 a.m. CDT

ELGIN – Advocate Sherman Hospital has been named a “Company That Cares” for the seventh consecutive year.

This designation recognizes companies that demonstrate a commitment to associates and their communities. The Companies That Care Honor Roll is a national list recognizing employers for socially responsible workplace practices and community involvement. Advocate Sherman Hospital is one of 11 companies nationwide receiving this honor, according to a news release from the hospital. 

“We are honored to receive this recognition, which truly speaks to the mission and character of Advocate Sherman Hospital,” Advocate Sherman Hospital President Linda Deering said in a statement. “This honor affirms our dedication to making Advocate Sherman a place that truly demonstrates how much we care for patients, associates, physicians, volunteers and our community.”

“These employers are best in class,” said Marci Koblenz, co-founder and president of the Center for Companies That Care. “We have always been impressed with Advocate Sherman’s shared decision-making model, focus on leadership development, and reinforcement of ethical behavioral standards.” 

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