NEW HYDE PARK, NY —
Northwell Health has been selected as one of the 2018 World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.
Northwell, New York's largest health care system with 23 hospitals and about 650 outpatient facilities, was named a Most Ethical Company for the fourth consecutive year. It is one of 135 honorees in 2018 spanning 23 countries and 57 industries, including one of seven non-profit health care providers.
"Northwell's standing amongst the most ethical companies in the world speaks to our culture of compassion and quality care we deliver to our patients along with the high standards we expect from our employee caregivers," said Michael J. Dowling, president and CEO of Northwell Health. "This honor reminds us that we must hold ourselves accountable in everything we do each and every day."
The Arizona-based Ethisphere Institute judged companies based on their performance in five key areas, from corporate governance to risk, sustainability, compliance and ethics. The 12th class of honorees had record levels of involvement with their stakeholders and communities around the world. Measuring and improving culture, leading authentically and committing to transparency, diversity and inclusion were all priorities for honorees.
"We are truly honored to be counted among The World's Most Ethical Companies," said Greg Radinsky, senior vice president and chief corporate compliance officer of Northwell Health. "The award recognizes Northwell Health's commitment to integrity, innovation and excellence which we strive to deliver every day to our patients and members."
Honorees will be recognized at an event on March 13 in New York City.
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About Northwell Health
Northwell Health is New York State's largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, more than 650 outpatient facilities and nearly 15,000 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 66,000 employees – 15,000-plus nurses and 4,000 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We're making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu.
About the Ethisphere Institute
The Ethisphere® Institute is the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace trust and business success. Ethisphere has deep expertise in measuring and defining core ethics standards using data-driven insights that help companies enhance corporate character and measure and improve culture. Ethisphere honors superior achievement through its World's Most Ethical Companies recognition program and provides a community of industry experts with the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA). More information about Ethisphere can be found at: https://ethisphere.com.