OML featured as top employer on KVAL 13 News

OML featured as top employer on KVAL 13 News
OML Named Top Oregon Employer for Fourth Consecutive Year


March 19, 2007

Springfield, Ore. – For the fourth consecutive year, Oregon Medical Laboratories (OML) was recently named one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon by Oregon Business magazine.

“It is extremely rewarding to be recognized as among Oregon’s top employers,” says Jeffrey Houck, MD, Interim CEO. “Even more important is that it is our employees’ who have put us there. It is their efforts that make us a top organization.”

To determine the state’s top employers, Oregon Business magazine surveys employees on workplace qualities such as benefits, work environment, decision-making, performance management and career development.

Just last month the fast-growing company announced an exclusive agreement to distribute 4medica, a web-based application that enables physicians and hospitals to order tests and receive results online. The 4medica agreement applies to hospitals in Oregon, Washington and Alaska. In addition, last fall OML received the prestigious Emerald Award for Job Growth from the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce.

Oregon Medical Laboratories has 450 employees at its five laboratories and 10 patient service center locations in Eugene/Springfield, Cottage Grove, Portland and Florence. Benefits including generous and flexible health plan options and paid time off programs. OML also offers free bus passes, tuition reimbursement, scholarships, distance learning program, onsite chair massages and an onsite wellness center. Almost 85 percent of the company’s employees have worked at OML for five or more years and 32 percent for 10 or more years.

OML offers more than 1,000 different medical diagnostic tests, clinical laboratory consultation and drug testing services to thousands of hospitals, physician offices and employers throughout the Pacific Northwest. Last year, the company performed more than 7 million tests.

For more information about OML, visit or contactLinda Hawleyat 541.984.8225. Oregon Business survey results are at

Media Contact: Linda Hawley
Oregon Medical Laboratories
541-984-8225,[email protected]

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