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Monday, April 30, 2012 - Broward Health Human Resources Named Finalist for 2012 ERE Recruiting & Retention Excellence Awards

Fort Lauderdale, FL - Broward Health’s Human Resources program was recently named a finalist in the “Best Retention Program/Practices” category for the 2012 ERE Recruiting & Retention Excellence Awards.

Broward Health’s commitment to create and sustain programs to identify, recruit, develop and maintain engaged and skilled employee partners made them a front-runner in the awards competition.

Other corporate finalists in various categories included UPS, Marriott Corp, United Health Care, Ernst and Young, ATT and T-Mobile. The Support Equipment & Aircraft Launch & Recovery Equipment Department (part of the U.S. Navy) was named winner of “Best Retention Program/Practices.”

Given that Broward Health was named a finalist, Gina Dotson, corporate recruiting coordinator, was invited to participate in a panel discussion during the 2012 ERE Spring Expo and Conference held in San Diego, CA in March to showcase Broward Health’s comprehensive program.

“Workforce planning is a top priority. Our health system’s ability to bring about excellence in patient care is directly tied to our ability to identify and retain highly skilled and empowered workforce partners who are prepared everyday to move the organization forward,” said Dionne E. Wong, Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, Broward Health.

Electronic Recruiting Exchange (ERE) is a highly respected news and professional learning organization that focuses on companies’ best practices in the areas of employee retention and recruiting. In its eighth year, ERE’s awards competition - the Recruiting Excellence Awards -recognizes companies for their best practices is areas such as candidate recruiting, HR technology, careers web site and retention programs.

Broward Health, providing service for more than 70 years, is a nationally recognized system offering world class health care services to our neighbors in South Florida. Broward Health includes Broward Health Medical Center, Broward Health North, Broward Health Imperial Point, Broward Health Coral Springs, Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston, Broward Health Community Health Services, Broward Health Physician Group and Broward Health Foundation. For more information, visit BrowardHealth.org.