September 09, 2014
Lee’s Summit Medical Center (LSMC) — part of HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider — is one of 100 companies and organizations named “A Best Place to Work” by Modern Healthcare in its annual Best Places to Work in Healthcare. The prestigious recognition honors employers across the U.S. for their outstanding performance in economic development, employee retention and satisfaction.
Lee’s Summit Medical Center is the only healthcare organization in the Kansas City metropolitan area and the state of Missouri named to the 2014 list.
Lee’s Summit Medical Center is a full-service, patient-family centered care provider, serving Lee’s Summit and surrounding areas. Consistently ranked among the top hospitals nationwide for patient satisfaction and hospital safety, LSMC puts patient and families at the center to provide a high-quality experience. More than 500 highly trained staff members and 100 volunteers support all LSMC services – from comprehensive outpatient and preventative care to advanced surgical and treatment options. Earlier this year, HCA Midwest Health also opened CareSpot Express Healthcare in Lee’s Summit, which offers immediate walk-in care for minor injuries and illnesses. In addition, LSMC has Emergency and Trauma Care that assists patients 24/7.
“We are humbled and thrilled to be selected for this esteemed list,” says Matt Sogard, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer of Lee’s Summit Medical Center. “Our people are our greatest asset and this honor is accomplished through our team’s commitment and dedication each and every day in serving our communities.”
“Being named to the Modern Healthcare list of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2014 demonstrates that Lee’s Summit Medical Center has built a culture in which employees are supported and engaged, which benefits not only patients and families but our communities as well,” says M.L. Lagarde III, President of HCA Midwest Health.
LSMC provides comprehensive healthcare through building partnerships with patients and families in order to best meet their needs — from outpatient and preventative services including colonoscopies, mammograms and calcium scoring scans — to surgical and treatment option for chronic health condition such as spine and joint pain. Highly trained physicians use the da Vinci surgical robot to perform minimally invasive procedures such as hysterectomies, gall bladder removal and more.
The ranking of the winning companies will be announced live at the Best Places to Work Awards Gala on October 23rd in Chicago.
For more information about Lee’s Summit Medical Center, visit leessummitmedicalcenter.com.