Yardley, PA. (July 30, 2015) –The National Business Group on Health recently announced the winners of its 2015 “Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles®“ awards during the annual Leadership Summit on Workforce Well-being, in Washington, D.C. While this award is significant for the companies that receive it, it also reinforces the growing awareness of the link between lifestyle choices and health and the continued commitment that employers are making to improve employee health and corporate performance.
StayWell congratulates its clients who were among the 2015 winners: Cardinal Health received the Platinum award, and BP, FCA US LLC, and Paychex, Inc., received the Gold award. These organizations are being recognized for their outstanding achievements in employee wellness programs.
“At BP, we have a longstanding commitment to employee health and wellness,” said Karl Dalal, director of health and welfare at BP, which received the Gold award. “We are honored to receive this award, which underscores that commitment. We hope to continue improving our wellness program to meet the needs of our workforce and their families.”
With more than 35 years as a leader in workplace health management solutions, StayWell has represented 48 companies that have received the “Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles“ award since the program’s inception in 2005. Of those recipients, 27 have received the Platinum award, 16 have received the Gold award, and 5 have received the Silver award.
“Award programs like the “Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles” award and the C. Everett Koop National Health award are an effective way for employers to compare their programs and outcomes to their peers, while gaining recognition for their efforts and successes,” said Lynn Henry, StayWell EVP and President of its Health Management Solutions business unit. “We applaud all of the winners for the commitment they have made to create a culture of health for their employees, and for the outcomes they’ve achieved.”
According to the National Business Group on Health, the program, now in its tenth year, is a proven standard for acknowledging employee wellness programs and companies that are making health and wellness a top priority. Since the first awards in 2005, the program has continuously evolved, reflecting the tremendous growth change within the corporate wellness field. The Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles award program has recognized 151 U.S. corporations and 391 employee health and well-being programs for their ongoing commitment to promoting healthy work environments.
StayWell is a health engagement company that helps its clients engage and educate people to improve health and business results. StayWell brings decades of experience working across the health care industry to design solutions that address its clients’ evolving needs. We fuse expertise in health engagement and the science of behavior change with an integrated portfolio of solutions and robust content assets to effectively engage people to make positive health care decisions. StayWell programs have received numerous top industry honors, including the C. Everett Koop National Health Award and the Web Health Award for health engagement programs. StayWell also has received URAC and NCQA accreditation for several of its programs. StayWell is headquartered in Yardley, Pennsylvania, and also has major locations in Salt Lake City, Utah, and St. Paul., Minnesota. To learn more, visit www.staywell.com.
Barbara Tabor, APR