Newspaper names Fairview a top workplace

Honor recognizes most progressive companies


Fairview Lakes Medical Center has been named one of the Star Tribune’s Top Workplaces in Minnesota.

Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions about company leadership, communication, career opportunities, workplace environment, managerial skills, pay and benefits. The analysis includes responses from more than 71,000 employees at 1,360 public, private and nonprofit organizations.

“I’m very pleased with the excellent working relationship we have among the nearly 900 staff employed at Fairview Lakes Medical Center,” said Steve Housh, president of Fairview Lakes Medical Center. “We know this is a great place to work, but it’s gratifying to be recognized and included in such a high-caliber group of employers.”

“The companies included in the Star Tribune Top Workplaces deserve high praise for creating the best work environments in the state of Minnesota,” adds Star Tribune publisher Michael J. Klingensmith. “My congratulations go to each of these exceptional companies.”

To qualify for the Star Tribune Top Workplaces, a company must have more than 50 employees in Minnesota. Rankings were calculated based on the survey information collected by WorkplaceDynamics, an independent company specializing in employee engagement and retention.

The full report can be found at or in the newspaper’s June 17 edition.  To see Fairview Lakes Medical Center’s listing go to:

Fairview Lakes Medical Center is a full-service hospital with a 24-hour emergency department, Level III trauma center and 10 onsite medical clinics.

As part of Fairview Health Services, Fairview Lakes Medical Center partners with the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, to offer leading-edge medicine.