Colleagues from the Intensive Care Unit at Valley Regional Medical Center celebrating the Best Places to Work in Healthcare award

Valley Regional Medical Center, a beacon of excellence in healthcare, has been selected by Modern Healthcare (MH) as one of the 2024 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. The complete list of this year’s winners, in alphabetical order, is available at Modern Healthcare will publish a special supplement featuring a ranked list of all the winners along with the October 14, 2024 issue of MH magazine.

"With all the economic uncertainty, staffing challenges, and folks wanting more flexible work setups, every company has to get clever about how they attract and hold onto talent," noted Dan Peres, President of Modern Healthcare. "The 2024 Best Places to Work awards winners really get it. They show us how vital it is to understand what employees want and need. With healthcare shifting so much, finding the right people is a top priority, and the winners know that keeping their team happy is the key to business success."

Valley Regional Medical Center is a comprehensive 214-bed full-service hospital with a diverse team of physicians representing more than 25 specialties. Their commitment to excellence is evident in the wide range of high-quality programs, including advanced diagnostic imaging, interventional cardiac catheterization, open heart surgery, laparoscopic and endoscopic surgeries, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, robotics, women’s services, pediatric services, and neonatal intensive care. The hospital is nationally accredited as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and designated as an Advanced Level III Trauma Center. In 2024, Valley Regional Medical Center was honored as one of Healthgrades’ Top 50 Hospitals for Surgical Care.

“This prestigious recognition is a testament to our commitment to provide a supportive and fulfilling work environment and our joint commitment to our patients, community, and each other,” said David Irizarry, chief executive officer at Valley Regional Medical Center. “We are deeply grateful to our dedicated employees who have made this recognition possible for a third consecutive year.”

The Best Places to Work in Healthcare award program identifies and recognizes outstanding employers in the healthcare industry nationwide. Modern Healthcare partners with Workforce Research Group on the assessment process, which includes an extensive employee survey.

Valley Regional Medical Center will find out its ranking on the Best Places list and be celebrated at the 2024 Best Places to Work in Healthcare Awards Gala, which will take place Oct. 10 in Nashville, TN. Information about the gala is available at