Woman's Hospital Named One of America’s Best In-State Employers by Forbes

August 21, 2023

Woman’s has been named one of America’s Best In-State Employers 2023 by Forbes. Woman’s is among 34 Louisiana organizations recognized out of 1,392 total recipients.

“It’s an honor to be recognized as one of Louisiana’s best employers,” says Rene Ragas, president and CEO of Woman’s Hospital. “We value each member of our team and recognize they are critical to our mission of improving the health of women and infants.

Forbes’ America's Best-In-State Employers 2023 ranking is based on an independent survey of employees who work for companies across all industry sectors. Qualifying companies must have over 500 employees and be located in the United States.

The final calculation is based on a total of over 2.1 million recommendations. The evaluation was made on a state-by-state basis and is based on three distinct criteria:

  • Direct Recommendations: Employees were asked to rate their willingness to recommend their own employers to friends and family. Additionally, employees were asked to give their opinions on a series of statements surrounding work-related topics such as working conditions, diversity, salary, potential for development and company image regarding their current employer.
  • In-State Indirect Recommendations: Participants were prompted to evaluate employers in their state that stand out either positively or negatively.
  • National in-industry Indirect Recommendations: Participants were also prompted to evaluate other employers nationally)in their respective industries that stand out either positively or negatively.

View the full list of America’s Best In-State Employers 2023 award winners.