Hoag Orthopedic Institute Named ‘Best Place to Work in Healthcare’ by Modern Healthcare

HOI Only Hospital in Southern California Included in 2016 Rankings

IRVINE, Calif., 2016-Jul-19 — /EPR Network/ — Hoag Orthopedic Institute (HOI), one of the largest providers of orthopedic care in the nation, has been named a Modern Healthcare “Best Places to Work in Healthcare” for 2016, making it the only hospital in southern California to receive the distinction. Modern Healthcare, the industry’s leading source of healthcare business and policy news, research and information, is ranked number one in readership among healthcare executives.

The hospital is one of the top 100 companies and organizations in the U.S. named in this year’s roster for empowering employees to provide patients and customers with the best possible care, products and services.

“Hoag Orthopedic Institute is honored to be included in this year’s prestigious ‘Best Places to Work in Healthcare’ list,” said Dr. Carlos A. Prietto, president and CEO of Hoag Orthopedic Institute. “Our staff is truly extraordinary and should be celebrated for the instrumental role they’ve played in establishing our culture as one that epitomizes patient-centric care and service.”

Modern Healthcare’s 2016 Best Places to Work in Healthcare list was announced in July, 2016 with a ranked order to be announced in early October. The list will also be prominently featured in a special supplement of the magazine in the October 10 issue.

“This accolade is a prominent affirmation of what we’ve long known at Hoag Orthopedic Institute based on the continual stream of positive feedback we hear from our patients,” added Dr. Robert Gorab, chief medical officer of Hoag Orthopedic Institute. “When you have staff who are motivated to excel, empowered to succeed, and passionate about what they do, it’s reflected in the quality of care that is provided.”

Hoag Orthopedic Institute, the highest volume provider of joint replacements in California, has received consistent recognition from various publications and health care organizations for its patient-focused services since opening in 2010. For more information on the various accolades the hospital has received, visit: http://www.orthopedichospital.com/Why-Choose-HOI-.


About Hoag Orthopedic Institute
Hoag Orthopedic Institute (HOI) is located in Orange County, California. It consists of a specialty hospital located in Irvine and two ambulatory surgery centers: Orthopedic Surgery Center of Orange County in Newport Beach and Main Street Specialty Surgery Center in Orange. HOI has more than 300 physicians on staff, including more than 80 orthopedic specialists. HOI ranks in the 99th percentile for patients’ likelihood to recommend the hospital and 98th percentile for overall hospital rating, according to Press Ganey’s national database of hospitals. HOI focuses in the treatments of the knee, hip and spine disorders, and takes pride in specialty care related to sports medicine, orthopedic trauma and extremities care. Since opening in 2010, HOI’s hospital has been named by U.S. News & World Report and Becker’s Orthopedic, Spine & Pain Management Review as one of the top orthopedic hospitals in the nation. Most recently, HOI has been recognized by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as one of 207 hospitals nationwide, and one of seven in California to earn the highest, five-star rating for patient experience. For more information, visit www.orthopedichospital.com.


James Chisum

MGA for Hoag Orthopedic Institute

(562) 493-6023


Carlos A. Prietto, MD

Hoag Orthopedic Institute

(949) 727-5000




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