There are a lot of problems in Virginia healthcare starting with staff shortages, especially nurses, and our COPN incumbent protection system.
So, it is not an easy thing to compete and grow in the healthcare space.
But two Virginia companies are doing so and succeeding in ways such businesses must, by being great places to work and by avoiding the COPN grinder.
In 2022, no Virginia organization earned a place in Fortune’s 30 Best Large Workplaces in Health Care.
But we did have two companies in its best small and medium healthcare companies list:
- #30 American Retirement Homes/Americare Plus, based in Tappahannock, with six retirement homes and ten home health offices in Virginia. With 452 employees, it is listed as a medium size employer.
- #44 Pediatric Therapy Studio, in Tysons, with 32 employees, listed as a small employer.
One key to success: neither competes directly with a core business of a COPN-protected monopoly. Continue reading