Becker's Hospital Review and Becker's ASC Review have published their annual list, "100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare." The hospitals, health systems, ambulatory surgery centers and physician groups included in this list offer robust benefit packages, positive work environments, excellent employee recognition programs and opportunities for professional development and continuing education.

The Becker's Hospital Review and Becker's ASC Review editorial teams accepted nominations for the 2013 list and selected recipients based on nominations and thorough editorial research.

“This national recognition is a testament to the Team of professionals we have at Southwestern and the Culture we have tried to instill over the last 3 years.  I couldn’t be more proud of our entire organization,” said Steve Hyde, CEO.

Southwestern Medical Center (Lawton, Okla.)
Type of facility: Hospital/health system
What makes it a Great Place to Work: Southwestern Medical Center, a 199-bed hospital, supports professional development of its employees; it offers up to $5,000 annually for tuition reimbursement. In addition, the hospital works to ensure employees achieve a strong life-work balance and partners with area businesses to provide discounts to country clubs, spas and gyms. Southwestern Medical Center works to instill its mission, vision and values in employees. When employees have worked between 90 and 120 days, they are invited to a "mission meal" with senior leaders to discuss their orientation and any concerns.

About Southwestern Medical Center

Southwestern Medical Center, a member of Capella Healthcare’s family of hospitals, is a 199-bed hospital serving Comanche County and Southwest Oklahoma.  Since 1957, SWMC has been accredited by Joint Commission.  The NeuroscienceCenteris the first and only accredited Stroke Program in SW Oklahomaby Joint Commission.  Southwestern Regional Cancer Center was the first in SW Oklahoma accredited by the Commission on Cancer.  SWMC is also accredited by CARF for rehabilitation services.  Southwestern Medical Center has been serving the community for 105 years with exceptional service and quality care at all times.  For more information, please visit

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Becker's ASC Review features general business, legal and clinical guidance on topics including joint-ventures, development and expansion, and regulatory and compliance issues. Each of the nine annual issues of the publication reaches a qualified audience of more than 25,000 key business decision-holders, including surgeons, medical directors, directors of surgery, ASC administrators and others involved in the rapidly growing field of outpatient surgery. Further, every ASC in the nation receives Becker's ASC Review.