Nicklaus Children's Health System Named a 2019 Training Top 125 Winner for the 12th Year


12/5/2018

Training magazine, the leading business publication for Learning and Development professionals, has named Nicklaus Children's Health System to its 2019 Training Top 125 list. The health system has been featured in the listing, which ranks companies that offer excellence in employer-sponsored training and development programs, for 12 years.

"Here at Nicklaus Children's, we value the importance of investing in our talent and continuously seek to enhance staff training and development. It is an honor be recognized by Training magazine for so many consecutive years," said Michael Kushner, Senior Vice President and Chief Talent Officer for Nicklaus Children's Health System.

“The 2019 Training Top 125 winners highlight the importance and value of training—to their organizations, to their employees, and to their industries and communities,” said Training magazine Editor-in-Chief Lorri Freifeld. “They are on the leading edge as they effectively deliver employee training that pushes the needle forward to meet organizational goals while developing an engaged, creative, and committed workforce. Congratulations to these standout organizations for their stellar dedication to learning and employee growth.”

Now in its 19th year, the Training Top 125 ranking is based on myriad benchmarking statistics such as total training budget; percentage of payroll; number of training hours per employee program; hours of training per employee annually; detailed formal programs; learning goals; Kirkpatrick Level 3 and 4 evaluation; and business outcomes measurement. The ranking is determined by assessing a range of qualitative and quantitative factors, including financial investment in employee development, the scope of development programs, how closely such development efforts are linked to business goals and objectives, and the results they achieve.
 

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About Nicklaus Children’s Health System

Nicklaus Children's Health System (NCHS) is the parent organization of Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Florida's only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children. The 309-bed nonprofit hospital, known as Miami Children's Hospital from 1983 through 2014, was founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International and is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine, with many programs routinely ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report.The health system also includes Nicklaus Children's Hospital Foundation, the organization's 501c3 fundraising arm; a network of nonprofit outpatient centers situated in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties; Pediatric Specialists of America, a nonprofit physician practice subsidiary; a managed care plan, and an ambulatory surgery center, as well as an e-commerce line of children's wellness and safety products that support the hospital's mission of serving the region's pediatric population. NCHS is the region's only healthcare system exclusively for children.