Health Management Associates Reviews

Updated 17 May, 2015
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Health Management Associates President, CEO, and Director Gary D. Newsome
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  1. don't work for this company

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    Former Employee - Mid Management
    Former Employee - Mid Management

    I worked at Health Management Associates full-time

    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    good if you are corporate employee, stock options were good when company was doing well. Good discounts on healthcare at organization owned hospitals and doctors

    Cons

    Terrible corporate leadership
    poor vacation time
    low salary

    Advice to Management

    Sell

  2. Radiology Technologist

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    Former Employee - Radiology in Fort Smith, AR (US)
    Former Employee - Radiology in Fort Smith, AR (US)

    I worked at Health Management Associates

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Staff was awesome to work with.

    Cons

    Constant change in Administration made it difficult to build community confidence.

  3. Patient Care comes second to drama

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    Former Employee - Surgical Services in Winder, GA (US)
    Former Employee - Surgical Services in Winder, GA (US)

    I worked at Health Management Associates full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    You get a paycheck... that's about the only pro there is to this place. Not much else to say there.

    Cons

    The hospital is so small that everyone gossips about everyone. No one has anything better to do than stir up the pot. It's sad because patient care comes second to drama. There is nothing nice about the place. There are so many problems and its something new everyday. They by no means have it together. They need a total revamp and its hard to say where to even start with that place. During the time I was there no one communicated with me about anything that was happening in the department. During the time that I was there I learned that they have had 45 nurses in a matter of 3 years.

    Advice to Management

    Please hire more staff. In all departments. If you pay people a comparable rate maybe they will be more willing to stay and not go to another facility.

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  5. Extremely stressful

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Health Management Associates

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    get to Work from home.

    Cons

    Not enough employee support a

    Advice to Management

    Interact with employees

  6. Good opportunities to move up the ladder

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Health Management Associates

    Pros

    Great opportunity to learn and grow about hospital management.

    Cons

    Many executive jobs require you to move frequently.

  7. Great coworkers

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    Former Employee - Marketing in Naples, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Marketing in Naples, FL (US)

    I worked at Health Management Associates full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    the best thing about working for this company is coworkers...a lot of hard working staff and leadership team members.

    Cons

    the lack of corporate communication and support made it difficult to successfully meet departmental goals

    Advice to Management

    leadership at local facilities worked very hard to provide great care for the community...keep up the good work

  8. It was a wonderful and an experience I will always treasure

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    Former Employee - Main Receptionist/Administrative Assistant in Naples, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Main Receptionist/Administrative Assistant in Naples, FL (US)

    I worked at Health Management Associates full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The people who worked for Health Management became good friends to me. I learned so very much just talking to various clients, colleagues and vendors each day.

    Cons

    Just very disappointed the way things ended with the buy out of CHS

  9. Corporate knows Nothing about how hospitals should run

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    Former Employee - Chaplain in Naples, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Chaplain in Naples, FL (US)

    I worked at Health Management Associates full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Helping Patients feel safe and loved

    Cons

    Too low of salaries. only senior management gets paid well

    Advice to Management

    All corporate executives should have past hospital expereince

  10. OK

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Insurance Reimbursement Specialist in Sarasota, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Insurance Reimbursement Specialist in Sarasota, FL (US)

    I worked at Health Management Associates full-time (More than a year)

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Chance to work overtime for most people

    Cons

    The opportunity for growth is not as it appears

    Advice to Management

    more training

  11. HMA

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    Former Employee - Medical Technologist in Monroe, GA (US)
    Former Employee - Medical Technologist in Monroe, GA (US)

    I worked at Health Management Associates full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The particular HMA hospital that I worked for was accomodating to working mothers and flexible with scheduling.

    Cons

    The pay rate compared to surrounding hospitals was far less than competitive. Management would act like they cared and that employees opinions mattered but it was clear that they didn't.

    Advice to Management

    Become more visible by department rounding and implement a better competitive salary package.


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