March 16, 2022 Shields Health Solutions

Shields Health Solutions Earns Great Place To Work™ Certification for the second year and Named Forbes Best Startup Employers 2022

Both awards emphasize the company’s unique culture, employee satisfaction, and its ability to recruit new talent

STOUGHTON, Mass. (March 16, 2022) – Shields Health Solutions (ShieldsRx), the premier specialty pharmacy accelerator in the country, announced today that it is Great Place to Work-Certified™ for the second year in a row. Additionally, Forbes recognized ShieldsRx as a Best Startup Employer for 2022.

“We are delighted to receive multiple recognitions for our workplace culture,” said Annie Maloney, Chief People Officer at Shields Health Solutions. “Earning the Great Place to Work™ and recognition as a Best Startup Employer further validates our belief in our ‘Culture of Kindness,’ which is a guiding principle in everything we do – from how we collaborate as a company to delivering the highest quality of care to the patients we serve. We are very grateful to receive both distinctions.”

Certification is a significant achievement as the company expands its footprint across the United States. Using validated employee feedback gathered with Great Place to Work’s rigorous, data-driven methodology, Certification confirms that 95 percent of employees agree that Shields is a Great Place To Work™ compared to the 59 percent at a typical U.S.-based company.

“Great Place to Work Certification™ isn’t something that comes easily – it takes ongoing dedication to the employee experience,” said Sarah Lewis-Kulin, vice president of global recognition at Great Place to Work. “It’s the only official recognition determined by employees’ real-time reports of their company culture. Earning this designation means that Shields Health Solutions is one of the best companies to work for in the country.”

The Forbes Best Startup Employers award further illustrates Shields’ unwavering dedication to employee well-being, particularly when the Covid-19 pandemic and public health emergency has exacerbated the rate of employee burnout across industries, especially in healthcare. The winning organizations were determined by the scrutinous examination of over eight million data points. The companies that won the award received the highest total score evaluated on three different criteria: reputation as an employer, employee satisfaction, and growth.

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Their employee survey platform empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work For All™.

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About Shields Health Solutions

Shields Health Solutions (ShieldsRx) is the premier specialty pharmacy accelerator in the country. The Shields Performance Platform, an integrated set of solutions, services and technology, is intentionally designed to elevate payer and drug access for specialty pharmacies, elevate health outcomes for complex patients, and elevate growth throughout the entire health system. As the foremost experts in the health system specialty pharmacy industry, Shields has a proven track record of success including access to over 80 percent of all limited distribution drugs (LDDs) and most (health insurance) payers in the nation; and a clinical model proven to lower total cost of care by 13%. In partnership with more than 70 health systems across the country through national-scale collaboration, ShieldsRx has a vested interest in delivering measurable clinical and financial results for health systems. For more, visit our blog and follow us on social media, @ShieldsRX, LinkedIn, Facebook, and YouTube.