Health Management Associates, Parent Company of St. Cloud Regional, Named one of World’s Most Admired Companies

St. Cloud, FL (March 7, 2012) - Health Management Associates, parent company of St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, has been named by Fortune magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired companies in Health Care. 

“We are very proud to be a member of the Health Management family,” said Kim Bassett, CEO of St. Cloud Regional Medical Center. “This award is powerful evidence of the excellent support Health Management provides to enable St. Cloud Regional to deliver great healthcare to our community. It is also a testament to the dedication to patient care of the Associates and physicians at our hospital and other Health Management hospitals around the country.” 

Within the category of Health Care: Medical Facilities, Health Management was named the No. 1 company in Quality of Products/Services and in Social Responsibility. Fortune compiles the ratings each year based on a survey of businesspeople in each industry who are asked to vote for the companies they admire most. Apple was named this year’s most admired company across all industries. The list will be published in the magazine’s March 19 issue.