80. Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health Ntwrk.
What makes it so great?
Employees of the eastern Pennsylvania hospital system pay nothing for health insurance and get bonuses tied to patient satisfaction scores and financial results. Employee referrals account for 50% of new hires.

Headquarters: Allentown, Pa.
Top 3 (of 94) U.S. locations: Allentown , Bethlehem, Trexlertown
2005 revenue ($ millions): 900
Website: www.lvh.org
U.S. employees 7,838
Employees outside U.S. 0
New jobs (1 year) 681
% job growth (1 year) 12
% voluntary turnover 6
Applicants 36,894
Most common job (salaried):
Patient Care Coordinator
Most common job (hourly):
Registered Nurse
Job sharing program? Yes
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 88
Paid sabbaticals? No
100% health care coverage Yes
% minorities 9%
% women 81%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
From the January 22, 2007 issue
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.