Des Moines Register Names Stewart Memorial Community Hospital A Winner Of The Iowa Top Workplaces 2021 Award


Lake City, Iowa September 12, 2021 - Stewart Memorial Community Hospital has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2021 honor by The Iowa Top Workplaces. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage, LLC. The anonymous survey uniquely measures 15 culture drivers that are critical to the success of any organization: including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.

“During this very challenging time, Top Workplaces has proven to be a beacon of light for organizations, as well as a sign of resiliency and strong business performance,” said Eric Rubino, Energage CEO. “When you give your employees a voice, you come together to navigate challenges and shape your path forward. Top Workplaces draw on real-time insights into what works best for their organization, so they can make informed decisions that have a positive impact on their people and their business.”

ABOUT: Stewart Memorial Community Hospital (SMCH) is a 25 bed Critical Access Hospital located in Lake City. Our facility includes inpatient, 24-hour emergency room care, obstetrics, surgical services, respiratory therapy, cardiac rehab, nutritional services, physical, speech, and occupational therapy along with 4 clinics serving the communities of Lake City, Lake View, Rockwell City, and Gowrie.

More important than the size of the hospital and clinics is the depth and quality of our staff. They stand ready to improve and adapt their skills as innovations and new treatments are introduced. The hospital currently employs 240 dedicated team members and is honored to be a 9-time recipient of the Des Moines Register’s Top Work Places award.

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Energage is a purpose-driven company that helps organizations turn employee feedback into useful business intelligence and credible employer recognition through Top Workplaces. Built on 14 years of culture research and the results from 23 million employees surveyed across more than 70,000 organizations, Energage delivers the most accurate competitive benchmark available. With access to a unique combination of patented analytic tools and expert guidance, Energage customers lead the competition with an engaged workforce and an opportunity to gain recognition for their people-first approach to culture. For more information or to nominate your organization, visit or