For the seventh year in a row, Tactile Medical has been named to the Star Tribune’s Top Workplaces. The northeast Minneapolis-based medical device company has 185 Minnesota staff, plus an additional 111 in states across the country.
The Star Tribune, in partnership with Workplace Dynamics, surveyed employees at 1,556 companies on criteria ranging from organizational effectiveness and employee engagement to confidence in leadership and work/life flexibility. This year, Tactile Medical ranked 15 among midsized companies. In 2015, its rank was 63 among small firms.
“We are grateful to our many dedicated employees who help us to serve our patients in need,” said Jerry Mattys, Chief Executive Officer at Tactile Medical. “Together we are improving patient outcomes and reducing the cost of care in the treatment of chronic diseases at home.”
Tactile Medical is a leader in treatment options for lymphedema and venous ulcers, developing evidenced-based home therapy products to improve health and quality of life for patients with chronic swelling conditions. Staff work directly with clinicians, patients, and health plans, and provide personalized patient-centered support and advocacy, to support and empower patients to care for their medical conditions at home.
In the workplace survey, employees cited their confidence in Tactile Medical’s products and the ability to serve patients as key contributors to their satisfaction, while others highlighted opportunity for growth and focused team members.
“It is very satisfying to know that what we do improves the quality of life for tens of thousands of people,” said Wade Zander, Business Director at Tactile Medical.