July 7, 2011

Soliant Names 2011 Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in America

ATLANTA, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Soliant Health, a leading specialty healthcare staffing provider and part of Adecco Group, is proud to announce that Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center of Midlothian, Virginia was named America's Most Beautiful Hospital by Soliant.com visitors.

The contest, which is in its third year, turned this year's choice over to America and after almost 70,000 votes, Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center took the top spot. Having opened in 2005, this welcoming state-of-the-art facility offers the latest in digital technology while embracing an architectural celebration of the American spirit. The building's peaceful gardens and paths provide a restful and contemplative environment for patients, families, staff and the community.

"We are honored to have been selected as America's Most Beautiful Hospital by Soliant's website visitors," said Peter J. Bernard, CEO of Bon Secours Virginia Health System. "St. Francis, like all Bon Secours hospitals, is designed to be a place of both physical and spiritual healing. The hospital and the grounds were designed to incorporate natural elements like natural light, running water and foliage to promote a sense of healing and reflection for patients and visitors as well as staff."

"There's no question that a hospital like Bon Secours St. Francis draws attention to the importance of a hospital's atmosphere," said David Alexander, president of Soliant Health. "When a hospital is designed with patient and staff needs in mind, the healing process can take place with improved morale and efficiency for staff members."

While Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center came away as the 2011 winner, there was stiff competition from a number of other amazing hospitals. The top twenty list was rounded out by:

2. Chippewa County Montevideo Hospital
3. Stony Brook University Hospital
4. West Kendall Baptist Hospital
5. Columbus Regional Hospital
6. LeConte Medical Center
7. The Elliot at River's Edge
8. UPMC Hamot Women's Hospital
9. Manatee Memorial Hospital
10. Sharp Memorial Hospital
11. McKay-Dee Hospital Center
12. Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital
13. Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center
14. Union Hospital
15. Forest Park Medical Center
16. Thomas Memorial Hospital
17. Sumner Regional Medical Center
18. Legacy Emanuel
19. Florida Hospital Waterman
20. Metro Health Hospital

To read more about the winners of Soliant Health's America's 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals, please visit: http://blog.soliant.com/most-beautiful-hospitals/2011/

To learn more about Soliant Health, visit the company's website at Soliant.com.

About Soliant Health

Soliant Health, an Adecco Group company, is a leading provider of specialized healthcare staffing services to hospitals and healthcare providers. By supplying traveling healthcare professionals on both temporary and direct hire assignments, Soliant Health delivers comprehensive healthcare staffing services to leading facilities across the United States. Soliant's teams of professionals are qualified to fill physician, nursing, therapy, pharmacy, clinical research, imaging, and other healthcare positions.

SOURCE Soliant Health