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  • Hosparus Health named to Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work for 2019

  • Amy Higgs
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Modern Healthcare has named Hosparus Health a Best Place to Work in Healthcare for 2019. The Louisville-based not-for-profit hospice and palliative care provider is the only company from Kentucky to be named to this prestigious national list. 

A ranked order will be revealed at an awards dinner Sept. 26 in Dallas during Modern Healthcare’s Workplace of the Future Conference. The list of winners also will be featured in a supplement published with the magazine’s Sept. 30 issue.  

Organizations chosen for Best Places to Work stood out in their efforts to create an empowered and satisfied workforce by nurturing a sense of loyalty and building engagement. Companies are being recognized in three categories: healthcare providers, insurers and suppliers. The selection process for the awards was managed by Best Companies Group.  

Hosparus Health has approximately 700 employees serving patients and families in 37 counties in Kentucky and Southern Indiana. It has offices in Louisville, New Albany, Elizabethtown, Campbellsville, Bowling Green and Glasgow. 

“Hosparus Health is known for enhancing quality of life for our patients and families, but our culture of compassion begins with our team,” said Melissa Merrifield, Vice President of Human Resources for Hosparus Health. “It’s a huge honor to be recognized on a national level for our efforts to establish and sustain a supportive workplace environment. This award is validation that our employees’ dedication and passion for our mission is not only what makes us great care provider, but a truly great place to work in our industry.”

“We are incredibly honored to be one of only 100 outstanding employers in the nation that were named Best Places to Work in Healthcare. It’s especially exciting that Hosparus Health is the only company from Kentucky to be selected for this year’s list,” adds Phil Marshall, President and CEO of Hosparus Health. “Our team is one of the most committed in the industry, working tirelessly every day to further our mission. This recognition demonstrates that our staff truly believes in advancing our caring, compassionate culture. I am humbled and grateful to lead such an amazing organization.”  

For more about Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare and to view this year’s listing, visit 

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