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Greater Hudson Valley Health System Named One of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere for the Second Time

World's Most Ethical Companies

Recognition honors those companies who recognize their critical role to influence and drive positive change in the business community and societies around the world.

The Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS), comprised of Orange Regional Medical Center, Catskill Regional Medical Center, Orange Regional Medical Group, Catskill Regional Medical Group and Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation, has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies.

GHVHS is one of only six honorees worldwide in the non-profit healthcare providers industry, underscoring their commitment to leading with integrity and prioritizing ethical business practices.

In 2019, 128 honorees were recognized spanning 21 countries and 50 industries. This thirteenth class of honorees profoundly continues to be the driving force for improving communities, building capable and empowered workforces, and fostering corporate cultures focused on ethics and a strong sense of purpose.

“We are extremely honored to be named as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies,” said Scott Batulis, Greater Hudson Valley Health System President & CEO. “I congratulate our physicians and staff who have earned this designation through their commitment to delivering exceptional care and service.” 

Trish Manna, Corporate Compliance Officer of GHVHS, said “It’s an honor to be recognized for the second year in a row and classified among one of The World’s Most Ethical Companies. This award exemplifies our values of honesty, integrity and transparency, and our relentless pursuit of compliance and ethical best practices.”

Methodology & Scoring

The World’s Most Ethical Companies assessment is based upon the Ethisphere Institute’s Ethics Quotient® (EQ) framework, which offers a quantitative way to assess a company’s performance in an objective, consistent and standardized manner. The information collected provides a comprehensive sampling of definitive criteria of core competencies rather than all aspects of corporate governance, risk, sustainability, compliance and ethics.

Scores are generated in five key categories: ethics and compliance program (35 percent), culture of ethics (20 percent), corporate citizenship and responsibility (20 percent), governance (15 percent) and leadership and reputation (10 percent). All companies that participate in the assessment process receive their scores, providing them with valuable insights into how they stack up against leading organizations.

­­Honorees

The full list of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies can be found at https://worldsmostethicalcompanies.com/honorees.

Best practices and insights from the 2019 honorees will be released in a report and webcast in March and April of this year.

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About Greater Hudson Valley Health System

The Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles northwest of New York City. It is currently the active parent company for two member hospitals, medical groups and Foundations – Catskill Regional Medical Center, Orange Regional Medical Center, Catskill Regional Medical Group and Orange Regional Medical Group, Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation and Catskill Regional Medical Center Foundation. The GHVHS is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.

Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, the GHVHS was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. GHVHS provides services by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members and is recognized by Ethisphere as one of the 2019 and 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies. For more information of the Greater Hudson valley Health System, visit https://www.ormc.org/about-us/ghvhs.

About the Ethisphere Institute

The Ethisphere® Institute is the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace trust and business success. Ethisphere has deep expertise in measuring and defining core ethics standards using data-driven insights that help companies enhance corporate character and measure and improve culture. Ethisphere honors superior achievement through its World’s Most Ethical Companies recognition program and provides a community of industry experts with the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA). More information about Ethisphere can be found at: https://ethisphere.com.

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