Stillwater News Press


September 30, 2012

Business Watch: Stillwater Medical Center makes magazines top 100 workplaces list

STILLWATER, Okla. — Stillwater Medical Center recenty was honored as one of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2012 by Modern Healthcare, the industry’s leading source of healthcare business and policy news, research and information.

“Modern Healthcare congratulates the 100 organizations named as the 2012 Best Places to Work in Healthcare,” said Fawn Lopez, vice president and publisher of Modern Healthcare. “These healthcare employers are models for others who are seeking to build a culture of support and engagement, resulting in optimum performance levels and multiple benefits for patients and customers.”

A group of Stillwater Medical Center team members will attend an exclusive awards banquet in Nashville on Oct. 9 where Modern Healthcare will reveal the ranked order of the 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2012.

Workplace safety

seminar slated

The most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statics reflects that there are more than 3 million non-fatal injuries and illnesses that are work related each year. These cases result in employees missing nearly one million days of work.

On Oct. 9, Ed Bugby, Safety Training Specialist at Meridian Technology Center, will offer insight on how businesses can prevent their employees from becoming a statistic with this presentation, “Creating an Integrated Safety Environment.”

As part of the ongoing HR Matters series co-sponsored by the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce and Meridian Technology Center, Bugby will discuss how businesses can develop a safety culture that can result in increased productivity and decreased workplace injuries.

To register for the Oct. 9 session of HR Matters, call or e-mail the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce at (405)-372-5573 or

Chamber, YPS golf

tourney on tap

Stillwater Chamber of Commerce and the Young Professionals of Stillwater will present the 2012 Golf Classic Friday at Stillwater Country Club.

The 2012 Golf Classic is designed to raise funds for the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce and the Young Professionals of Stillwater.

The 2012 Golf Classic will be a four-person scramble.

Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. with lunch at noon. A shotgun start is set for 1 p.m. An awards ceremony and a ball drop to win $500 will immediately follow the event.

Individual player fee is $100. Ball drop tickets are $10 each. Contact the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce at  or 405.372.5573.

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