Morrison Healthcare, Crothall Healthcare and TouchPoint Support Services Recognized as Three of Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2014

Morrison named for a fourth consecutive year, Crothall a second consecutive year and TouchPoint makes its debut as Compass Group North America companies dominate this year’s list

ATLANTA--()--Morrison Healthcare, Crothall Healthcare and TouchPoint Support Services have been selected as three of Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2014. The Compass Group North America companies are among 100 companies named to the list. This year marks Morrison’s fourth consecutive year, Crothall’s second consecutive year and TouchPoint’s first time on the list.

“We are honored to be recognized among the best in Healthcare for the fourth consecutive year alongside our sister Compass Group companies, Crothall and TouchPoint,” said Morrison Healthcare Chief Executive Officer, Tim Pierce. “Modern Healthcare is one of the most-trusted publications in our industry, and this recognition is a testament to the hard work and commitment put forth by our associates to provide our clients, patients, caregivers and guests with the best food and nutrition services.”

“Continuing to receive this vote of confidence from our people is extremely humbling,” said Crothall CEO Bobby Kutteh. “All of our teams at Crothall, Morrison, and TouchPoint, both at our accounts and in our corporate supporting departments, are creating a culture of gratitude, and they are making a real difference every day for our healthcare customers. I am so proud and grateful to every one of our people for this and for their hard work and commitment.”

“Being recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare is truly an honor, and we are humbled to be a part of this prestigious group,” said TouchPoint Support Services CEO, Scott MacLellan. “This award is a result of the dedication by all TouchPoint associates in creating an unparalleled hospitality experience for each person that we have the privilege to serve. We are excited to be able to join our sister sectors within Compass Group in receiving this prestigious award.”

Modern Healthcare’s Top 100 list recognizes employers for “creating a workplace that enables associates to perform at their optimum level and to provide patients and customers with the best possible care and services.”

Modern Healthcare, one of the industry’s most-trusted and credible news sources, selects from hospitals, physician practices, insurers, suppliers, and consulting groups across the country. Companies are chosen based on employer and employee surveys.

About Morrison Healthcare

Morrison Healthcare is a leading national food and nutrition services company exclusively dedicated to serving more than 600 hospitals and healthcare systems. Morrison's hospital kitchens, restaurants and cafés feature socially responsible practices and exceptional guest experiences. The company's comprehensive Mindful Choices® wellness and sustainability platform includes the latest in healthful eating and understanding of behavioral change in food consumption. Morrison has joined the Partnership for a Healthier America's (PHA) Hospital Healthy Food Initiative by committing 400 of its hospitals to improve the nutrition of patient meals and onsite food options. Morrison's alignment with PHA positively impacts up to 41 million patients and 500 million hospital meals annually. The Atlanta-based company has been named one of Modern Healthcare magazine's "Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare" for the past four years. The company is a division of Compass Group and has more than 1,300 registered dietitians, 450 executive chefs and 19,000 professional food service team members. www.morrisonhealthcare.com.

About Crothall Healthcare

Crothall Healthcare provides specialized, high-quality, innovative, and responsive support services to the healthcare industry, using a framework of operational excellence formed by three key components: Passion. Precision. Performance. Our core services include: Environmental Services, Patient Transport, Laundry & Linen, Facilities Management, and Healthcare Technology Solutions. www.crothall.com

About TouchPoint Support Services

TouchPoint Support Services is a leading provider of integrated food & nutrition, environmental, and support services to hospitals and senior care communities across the country. By shifting from the traditional focus of individual touch points with patients, residents and guests to the cumulative experience that our collective departments provide, TouchPoint is able to deliver a seamless hospitality experience that is unparalleled. A member of Compass Group, TouchPoint Support Services employs nearly 8,000 associates and operates in over 100 acute and senior care facilities across the United States, offering over 250 combined services at these locations. www.IamTouchPoint.com

About Compass Group North America

Based in Charlotte NC, Compass Group North America is the leading foodservice management and support services company with $12.8 billion USD (£8 billion) in revenues in 2013. With over 500,000 associates worldwide, its parent company, UK-based Compass Group PLC had revenues of £17.6 billion in the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013. www.compass-group.com

Contacts

Morrison Healthcare
Tom Hughes, 404-236-7934
Director of Communications
tomhughes@iammorrison.com

www.IamTouchPoint.com

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Contacts

Morrison Healthcare
Tom Hughes, 404-236-7934
Director of Communications
tomhughes@iammorrison.com