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Salem Health honored six times in Best of Mid-Valley Awards

May 07, 2018

Community members recently recognized Salem Health’s quality care in the "Best of the Mid-Valley 2018" awards presented by the Statesman Journal.

Salem Health received awards for:

  • Best Hospital (gold)
  • Best Place to Have a Baby (gold)
  • Best Nonprofit (silver)
  • Best Surgery Center (silver)
  • Best Place to Volunteer (bronze)
  • Best Medical Practice (bronze)

“Every day we search for ways to serve our community better,” said Leilani Slama, vice president of community engagement at Salem Health. “It’s rewarding when the community recognizes our efforts and we appreciate the honor.”

Each year, the Statesman Journal presents awards to a variety of local businesses based on community voting. Awards are presented in categories such as downtown experience, food and drink, home and garden, shopping and services, and places to go. Salem Health was also voted Best Hospital, Best Place to Have a Baby and Best Surgery Center in 2017.

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