Kaiser Permanente Earns High-Performing Score in Best Hospitals Study

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Based in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Joe Goddard serves as owner and managing partner of The Cardinal Healthcare Group, a recruiting and staffing firm charged with locating strong candidates for high-level leadership positions in a variety of industries, including information technology and healthcare. As part of The Cardinal Group, Joe Goddard of Fayetteville recently secured a deal to recruit ER physicians and dermatologists on behalf of healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente.

A regional health care provider, Kaiser Permanente serves more than 11 million people from its numerous locations in the United States. Recently, 22 of the conglomerate’s hospitals received the distinction of being among the best by U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-18 Best Hospitals study.

More than 4,500 hospitals across the nation were assessed. Eight of Kaiser’s hospitals landed in the top ten percent for elaborate specialty care and are considered high-performing. These specialties include cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology.

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Workmatters – Helping Believers Find Purpose in Their Work

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A veteran of the recruiting industry, Joe Goddard of Fayetteville, Arkansas, serves as managing partner of the Cardinal Group. In this role, he leads a Fayetteville company that operates Bronko Technology Consulting, Inc., and Cardinal Healthcare Group, Inc. Outside of his leadership role at the company, Joe Goddard contributes to several local organizations, including Workmatters.

Founded in 2002 at Central United Methodist Church in Fayetteville, Workmatters quickly expanded to include members throughout Northwest Arkansas. Workmatters is a Christian organization that brings together believers who strive to find meaning in their work. The group sees work as a fundamental part of life and a way to worship God.

Workmatters ultimately helps individuals discover the Lord’s purpose for their work. Believing that God uses Christians in the workplace, the organization has established a goal of equipping 1 million Christians across 10,000 companies by 2025.

Workmatters attracts thousands of individuals to its live events and engages some 6,500 people a week through its blog posts and video content.