Providence Health Plans shared top health care honors in the 2010 Portland Business Journal “Most Admired Companies” awards. The awards are given based on results of a survey of 1,800 chief executives across all industries in Oregon.
Overall, Providence had three entries in the top 10 - more than any other health system. Providence St. Vincent Medical Center finishing tied for fifth and Providence Portland Medical Center eighth.
In accepting the award, Barbara Christensen, PHP chief sales and marketing officer, noted that in recognizing Providence, the award also recognized “the vision and work of our founders – a work we are proud to carry on today.”
In all, 82 health care companies received votes in the survey.