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Gold Standard Accredited Hospitals Quotes

An extraordinary  work group is created by the sum of its parts.  An element of extraordinary is related to the health of the mind, body and spirit of the people.  Our commitment to our employees, patients and our community is exemplified by our CEO Cancer Gold Standard.  Prevention is key to health and well-being.

Maryann Roefaro
Hematology Oncology Associates of Central New York

The prestigious Gold Standard accreditation signifies to all that  RWJBarnabas Health maintains a culture that encourages a healthy lifestyle for our employees, our patients, and their families.

Barry H. Ostrowsky
President and CEO
RWJBarnabas Health

This accreditation is a great symbol of how we have improved our own lifestyle habits in order to model our vision of creating the healthiest community in Maryland.  When we counsel our patients on these same changes, it helps the message when we can say we understand how difficult lifestyle changes can be.

Lyle E. Sheldon
President and Chief Executive Officer
University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health

Talent tops the list among every organization’s greatest assets. Through initiatives like the CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation, we can provide the best for our best – from cancer prevention and early detection to innovative treatments and advancements in research.

Peter W.T. Pisters, MD
MD Anderson Cancer Center

As a community healthcare provider and advocate for wellness and disease prevention, CentraState strives to maintain a healthy and safe environment and model healthy behaviors with a genuine concern for everyone’s well-being, including our employees, physicians, and volunteers. We are honored to receive this designation and to be lauded for our efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for our employees and others for whom we provide care.

John T. Gribbin
President and CEO
CentraState Medical Center

The Gold Standard was achieved as a result of our diligent commitment to cancer prevention through early detection practices. I am very proud of the work we have done at Hackensack Meridian Health to institute an all encompassing program that enables us to battle cancer.

Robert C. Garrett
Chief Executive Officer
Hackensack Meridian Health

From covered cancer screenings and vaccinations, to smoking cessation counseling and healthy food choices in our cafeterias, we have a longstanding commitment to the health and wellness of our associates and their families. To be honored for this commitment by the prestigious CEO Roundtable on Cancer is especially gratifying.

Joseph W. Devine
Jefferson Health - New Jersey Division

Since 2011, I have been honored to receive this accreditation for our health system for promoting healthier behavior. We believe that fostering a health-conscience work environment is key to supporting a positive corporate culture.

Michael J. Dowling
President and CEO
Northwell Health

Trinitas Regional Medical Center has successfully fostered healthy living through important educational efforts and lifestyle change programs that have made a difference in the lives of our employees. Our numerous smoking cessation and fitness programs, our commitment to healthy eating, and diagnostic and preventative testing continue to be a source of pride for all of Trinitas. Recognition of these efforts by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer has given these initiatives a vital boost.

Gary S. Horan
President & Chief Executive Officer
Trinitas Regional Medical Center

We are at an inflection point. The excitement now is that we are seeing what appears to be cures in some patients that have been treated with groundbreaking immunotheraputic approaches to cancer treatment. This is why the CEO Cancer Gold Standard certification is so meaningful; The staff here at Fred Hutch doesn’t have a casual relationship with our work;  Everyone is fully invested professionally -- and personally – in our work toward a cure.  

Gary Gilliland
President & Director
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

At Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, we truly value our CEO Gold Standard accreditation. The Gold Standard accreditation recognizes that MSK is as committed to reducing the risk of cancer among those who work within our walls as we are to helping people with cancer around the world.

Craig B. Thompson
President and CEO
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Marian Cancer Care at Mission Hope Cancer center is proud to have been recognized for this prestigious distinction. In the same way that our employees care for their patients, Marian Regional Medical Center cares about the health of our employees and their families. We are committed to supporting the health and well-being of all employees and their dependents by offering comprehensive health benefit plans, wellness programs and our comprehensive cancer services that help to reduce employees’ risks of developing cancer.

Sue Andersen
President and Chief Executive Officer
Marian Regional Medical Center

At Mayo Clinic, we conduct team-based, patient-centered cancer research that is quickly translated into clinical practice to address unmet patient needs — offering hope and healing to those who need it most. Our staff, of course, is key to our success, and we also encourage preventive behaviors, such as exercise, a balanced diet and quitting tobacco to create a healthy, productive workplace that best serves patients.

Gianrico Farrugia, MD
Chief Executive Officer
Mayo Clinic

All of us at AU Health strive for the highest quality of care for our patients. Just as importantly, we are committed to promoting the wellbeing of our employees and their families, especially when it comes to cancer.  We provide numerous incentives to help employees become tobacco-free, and we also offer health and wellness opportunities on everything from diet and exercise to screenings and seminars, demonstrating our commitment as a Gold Standard employer.”

Lee Ann Liska
Chief Executive Officer
AU Medical Center

Achieving CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation reflects Valley’s commitment to providing exceptional cancer prevention services to our employees, their families, and to all of our patients, and is recognition of the quality of our comprehensive, multidisciplinary patient care.  We are proud to have met this high standard and to be recognized for our efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for our employees and the community.

Audrey Meyers
President and CEO
Valley Health System

As Iowa’s only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, we at Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center have a responsibility to reduce the burden of cancer for everyone we serve, including our faculty and staff. We are honored to receive CEO Gold Standard accreditation for University of Iowa Health Care in recognition of our organization’s employee health and wellness efforts.

George J. Weiner
Director, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa
University of Iowa Health Care

Our mission, in part, is to improve and protect the health of individuals in the community through programs that promote healing and wellness, and our staff is a vital part of that community. We are committed to providing our staff members with programs and tools that help them get healthy and stay healthy. We are extremely proud to receive this accreditation in recognition of these efforts and to be recognized as a Gold Standard employer.

Joel Seligman
President and CEO
Northern Westchester Hospital

As an institution that focuses solely on the prevention and cure of cancer, Moffitt is proud to earn this designation for its employees. We value the power of prevention and what better place to start than with our own team members.

Alan F. List
President and Chief Executive Officer
Moffitt Cancer Center

Being accredited with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard is another indication of how Orange Regional values its employees and their families. We’re taking the necessary measures to create a culture that fosters healthy lifestyles.   

Scott Batulis
President and CEO
Orange Regional Medical Center

Since our hospital first opened in 1952, our mission has been aimed at improving the health of all North Carolinians.  We are equally committed to the health of our own employees.

William L. Roper
UNC Health Care System

As a leading health organization in our region, we want to be a strong influence for better health and prevention, and there’s no better place to start than among our own employees.

David Flicek
CEO and President
Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center