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Central Texas Medical Center: News

Central Texas Medical Center's workforce recognized for employee engagement excellence
Adventist Health System, which includes CTMC, named
a Gallup Great Workplace Award winner for fifth year in a row

SAN MARCOS, TEXAS – Adventist Health System, which includes CTMC, is honored to receive the 2015 Gallup Great Workplace Award. The award recognizes organizations for their ability to create an engaged workplace culture that drives business outcomes. This is the fifth consecutive year that Adventist Health System and all of its hospital campuses, including CTMC, has received the Gallup Great Workplace Award.

“We are proud to share in this recognition with all of Adventist Health System’s employees. Employee engagement is a top priority at CTMC because we understand that engaged employees offer a better patient experience and contribute to improved health care delivery,” said CTMC president and CEO Sam Huenergardt.

The Gallup organization compares companies across a workplace research database comprised of work teams in more than 100 countries. This year Gallup honored 40 organizations, including Adventist Health System, with the Gallup Great Workplace Award. In these organizations, on average 64 percent of employees are emotionally invested in and focused on creating value for their organizations every day, compared to the worldwide average of 13 percent.

“The world’s top-performing organizations help lead the global economy by engaging their workforces,” said Jim Harter, Ph.D., Gallup’s chief scientist of workplace management and well-being. “Gallup’s Great Workplace Award winners understand and acknowledge the importance of employee engagement by making it a vital part of their organization while using it as a driving force to create real business outcomes.”

This year’s physical award will be presented during Gallup’s Spring Summit in Omaha, Nebraska, June 2-4, 2015. The summit brings together all Great Workplace Award winners, including Adventist Health System, to share best practices for creating and sustaining an engaged workforce.

About CTMC
The 178-bed hospital, which originated in 1923 as Hays County Soldiers, Sailors and Marines Memorial Hospital, opened at its current Wonder World Drive location in 1983. The CTMC staff of more than 600 employees works with more than 220 active and consulting physicians to provide quality services to patients and their families. For four consecutive years, CTMC has been named The Best Hospital in Hays County in the annual “Best of Hays” publication released by the San Marcos Daily Record. In addition to interventional cardiac services, CTMC is a Certified Chest Pain Center and an accredited Primary Stroke Center. CTMC leads the region in da Vinci robotic-assisted surgery and offers a variety of specialty care services including medical imaging, rehabilitation, home health care, hospice, women’s services and more. For more information, follow CTMC on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, and visit our website at

CTMC is a member of the Adventist Health System (AHS), a not-for-profit healthcare organization that emphasizes Christ at the center of care. Founded in 1973, Adventist Health System is a national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction. Today, Adventist Health System supports 45 campuses in 10 states and employs nearly 70,000 individuals. Adventist Health System hospitals are comprised of nearly 8,300 licensed beds, providing care for 4.5 million patients each year in inpatient, outpatient and emergency room visits.


Central Texas Medical Center
1301 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666