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Falls Church, VA, Sept. 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Inova Health System has been recognized as one of the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America.
The top one hundred workplaces were honored at the Fitbit Captivate Conference in Chicago on September 20th. The winning organizations were honored for their commitment to employee health and exceptional corporate wellness programming. Over 1,000 of America’s top wellness programs were evaluated for this award across the country.
Award applicants were evaluated across six key categories: Culture and Leadership Commitment, Foundational Components, Strategic Planning, Marketing and Communications, Programming and Interventions, and lastly, Reporting and Analytics. Applicants were evaluated with the proprietary Healthiest Employers® Index, a 1-100 rubric for wellness programming. These organizations have achieved lasting success through a wide array of employee wellness initiatives and corporate wellness programs.
By winning this award, Inova is recognized as one of the best of the best in worksite health nationally. The Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America award culminates the conclusion of the year-long wellness awards program that Healthiest Employers® hosts in over 40 cities across the United States. Each of the winning companies is considered an exemplary leader for the effectiveness of their population health and wellness initiatives.
“As a healthcare system, the health and well-being of our employees is at the heart of what we do. Our health and wellness programs are a cornerstone of our corporate citizenship and our commitment as to be the best place to work. The Inova Well team designed programs to cover the full spectrum of health – mind, body and spirit. The programs accommodate our caregivers’ 24/7 work schedule and are affordable, at multiple locations and flexible schedules,” said Dr. Jones, Inova’s President and CEO. “Inova strives to improve the health of the diverse community we serve and we believe that the health and wellness of our team, our caregivers and advanced practice providers are an essential of this commitment. We are proud to be considered one of the 100 Healthiest Workplaces.”
“This year’s winners comprise our strongest class of healthy workplaces since we launched the program nine years ago,” said Rod Reasen, co-founder of the Healthiest Employers® Award Program and Springbuk. “This year’s Healthiest 100 Workplaces include organizations as small as 19 full-time employees and as large as over 150,000 employees. They span nearly every industry, size, geography and include both private and public organizations.”
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Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. At Inova, we serve more than 2 million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. We are shaping the future of health through our integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes. Inova is home to world-class researchers, expert medical specialists and renowned scientists who are driving innovation to improve patient care, prevent disease and promote wellness. Our commitment to health and wellness is further reflected in our sustainable practices. For more information, visit www.inova.org, or find Inova on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
About Springbuk, Inc.
Springbuk is a health intelligence software that empowers everyone in an employer’s health ecosystem to glean actionable insights to improve their population’s wellbeing and contain claims costs. Their software is leveraged by employers, insurance brokers, onsite clinics, Third-Party Administrators, and wellness vendors to identify avoidable medical and Rx spend. These insights allow every stakeholder to make smarter decisions regarding the health of their employee populations. Each year, Springbuk administers the Healthiest Employers® Award Program across the US to honor the nation’s most dedicated employers in bettering their worksite health and wellness programs. Learn more at www.Springbuk.com.
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