Doctors Community Hospital Makes Forbes’ List of Best Midsize Employers – the Only Hospital in Prince George’s County on the List

Lanham, Maryland – Doctors Community Hospital was named in Forbes 2019 list of “America’s best midsize employers” – the only Prince George’s County hospital listed.  It was compiled using market research data collected by Statista, which surveyed 50,000 American workers who were employed at companies with between 1,000 and 5,000 employees.

According to Forbes, Statista conducted anonymous surveys that asked respondents to rate how likely they were to recommend their employers on a scale from zero to 10.  Additionally, respondents were asked to nominate organizations in different industries.  Doctors Community Hospital was listed as one of America’s best midsize employers in the healthcare and social industry category.

“Employees are our most important resource. Their experiences, skills and compassion helped us become a healthcare leader that is relied on by tens of thousands of area residents,” stated Phil Down, president, Doctors Community Hospital.  “We continuously strive to nurture a workplace environment that is valued by our employees.  The Forbes recognition is an indicator that our efforts are positively resonating among not only our current employees but even those who work in other industries.”

As mentioned by Kimara Harris, senior director of Human Resources at Doctors Community Hospital, “Our employees are keenly focused on prioritizing patients’ well-being.  To show our appreciation for their pivotal contributions, we regularly explore ways to develop and motivate employees.”  In recent years, the hospital has invested in numerous related initiatives including an employee gym, healthier cafeteria food options, wellness programs and work-life balance benefits.  The hospital has also earned the Healthiest Maryland Business’ Wellness at Work Gold Award, which recognizes exemplary accomplishments in the promotion of workplace health.

“Doctors Community Hospital’s mission is ‘dedicated to passionately caring,’” stated Down.  “We support that belief by not only providing quality care to patients but also by helping our employees reach their professional and personal goals.”

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Doctors Community Health System is a network of medical and surgical services provided throughout Prince George’s County and in Anne Arundel County. At the heart of this network is its flagship – Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham, Maryland. To complement the hospital’s high-quality and comprehensive services, the system has more than a dozen centers of care in Bowie, Camp Springs, Crofton, District Heights, Hyattsville, Lanham, Largo, Laurel, Riverdale and Temple Hills. Also, the hospital is a primary stroke center designated by the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems. The system has experienced physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals who specialize in:

  • Ambulatory Surgery
  • Breast Health
  • Diabetes Care
  • Diabetes Education
  • Digestive Disease Care
  • Emergency Services
  • Imaging Services
  • Infusion Care
  • Orthopedic Services
  • Primary Care and Family Medicine
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Rehabilitation Program
  • Sleep Care
  • Surgical Services
  • Transitional Care
  • Wound Care

For more information, visit DCHweb.org or call 301-DCH-4YOU (301-324-4968).