MedAmerica Named a Best Place to Work in the Bay Area for Ninth Consecutive Year


EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MedAmerica, a leading healthcare practice management organization in the U.S., has been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal. MedAmerica was selected from among the 450 companies nominated this year across the Bay Area and ranked 28 in the list of mid-sized companies (101-500 employees), having previously come in at 48 last year.

"Our employees are some of the most talented, dedicated, and creative people that I have had the pleasure to call my colleagues," said Mike Harrington, CEO of MedAmerica. "They are the ones that truly deserve this honor. Most of our innovative employee programs are developed and implemented by staff to create a more collaborative workplace environment."

"I think what makes MedAmerica unique is the people and the culture. The company really sets itself apart from other organizations," praises Jennifer Shuler, Meeting and Events Manager. "We have a leadership team that is visionary in seeing our role in the big picture in the healthcare industry, and that vision is extremely contagious. It's what motivates us all to do our best."

The San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal compile their annual list of Best Places to Work in the Bay Area by distributing anonymous surveys to employees inquiring about a variety of topics including workplace culture, benefits, management practices, and opportunities for advancement. Results are then grouped and ranked according to company size.

About MedAmerica

Since 1975, MedAmerica has successfully managed hospital-based physician group practices across the Acute Care Continuum, with expertise in emergency medicine, hospital medicine, ambulatory & urgent care, and other acute care specialties. With a commitment to service excellence, accountability, and camaraderie, MedAmerica develops innovative strategies to suit every practice type. From acute care practice management and throughput solutions to contract evaluation and facilitation, to developing and administering health and benefit plans, MedAmerica offers solutions to fit a wide variety of needs.

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