IPRO has been awarded a 2018 Top Workplace honor by Newsday. The award is based solely on employee feedback gathered through an independent third-party survey administrator. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few. IPRO was ranked #8 out of 17 midsize Long Island employers (150–499 workers). According to an IPRO employee quoted in the survey: “I am doing something with real impact on the healthcare outcomes of people.” IPRO is “very pleased because this award represents how our employees view our organization,” said Theodore O. Will, IPRO’s Chief Executive Officer. “This recognition confirms the positive feelings our employees demonstrate when asked how they experience IPRO as a place to work.” Survey participation is limited to area companies with 50 or more employees but employers can be public, private, for-profit or not-for-profit, governmental organizations or businesses. Employees of participating companies complete a 24-question survey anonymously. There is no cost to companies or employees to participate. According to Newsday, the goal of the survey is to identify workplaces “where employees feel their work is appreciated; where they identify with the company’s goals and vision; and where they have confidence in their leadership, among other factors.” According to Will: “It isn’t simply the recognition that’s important. Experts find that employees of award winners are more likely to want to stay with organizations and make long-term contributions.” He mentioned a number of innovations IPRO has made in recent years, including all-site, interactive Town Meetings, a company-wide Corporate Wellness Program, a number of holiday giving programs and a strong commitment to internal quality management via ISO Certification and Lean.