Brown & Brown Named a Great Place to Work

Daytona Beach-based Brown & Brown has been named a Great Place to Work for the fourth year in a row by Great Place to Work, a global authority on workplace culture, employee experience and leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation.

The award is based entirely on what employees say about their experience working at Brown & Brown, according to a media release.

In a post on the Brown & Brown website, company officials said the achievement “serves as a point of pride for our team, lets candidates know that Brown & Brown is a great place to work, and reaffirms to our customers that they made a great decision in trusting our team to help them protect what they value most.”

Flagler Hospital Gets an ‘A’ for Safety Efforts

Flagler Hospital received an “A” hospital safety grade from The Leapfrog Group, according to a media release. This national distinction celebrates Flagler Hospital’s achievements in protecting hospital patients from preventable harm and errors.

“Providing quality – and safe – patient care is our highest priority. Thanks to our hard-working and dedicated staff, we are consistently reaching that goal,” said Carlton DeVooght, president and CEO of Flagler Health+, in the release. “The standards for patient safety at Flagler Health+ are high because it is what our patients deserve. Only through our team’s unwavering commitment can we deliver what is recognized to be some of the nation’s safest healthcare standards.”

The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization with a 10-year history of assigning letter grades to general hospitals throughout the United States, based on a hospital’s ability to prevent medical errors and harm to patients. The grading system is peer-reviewed, fully transparent, and free to the public. Hospital Safety Grade results are based on more than 30 national performance measures and are updated each fall and spring.

“I applaud the hospital leadership and workforce for their strong commitment to safety and transparency,” said Leah Binder, president, and CEO of The Leapfrog Group, in the release. “An ‘A’ Safety Grade is a sign that hospitals are continuously evaluating their performance so that they can best protect patients. Your hospital team should be extremely proud of their dedication and achievement.”

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