March 2004

Alegent Health in Omaha Receives Award from Workforce Management Magazine


Alegent Health, Omaha, Neb., has received Workforce Management magazine's 2004 Optimas Award in the financial impact category. The award recognized Alegent's success at recruiting and retaining key staff during a critical shortage of health care workers. Alegent's employee retention strategies have reduced job vacancy and turnover rates for cost savings of $10 million per year. For more information, contact Christa Hines, public relations specialist for Alegent Health, at chines1@alegent.org.