21. Griffin Hospital
What makes it so great?
Renowned for its patient service, Griffin has hosted visits from more than 580 other hospitals hoping to learn how it does it. Employees rave about the caring atmosphere and the ìGriffin family.î

Headquarters: Derby, Conn.
Top 3 (of 1) U.S. locations: Derby , N.A., N.A.
2005 revenue ($ millions): 97
U.S. employees 1,098
Employees outside U.S. 0
New jobs (1 year) 36
% job growth (1 year) 6
% voluntary turnover 13
Applicants 7,007
Most common job (salaried):
N/A
N.A.
Most common job (hourly):
RN - Nurse
$67,619
Job sharing program? No
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 110
Paid sabbaticals? No
100% health care coverage No
% minorities 10%
% women 78%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
From the January 22, 2007 issue
Footnote:
áFiscal year 2006 revenues.
Notes:
N.A.: Not available. U.S. employees includes part-timers as of time of survey. Job growth, new jobs, and voluntary turnover are full-time only. Revenues are for 2005 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees.
* Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of salaried and hourly employees.