Thursday, January 23, 2014
Carroll Hospital Center Named 2014 Healthiest 100 Workplaces Award Winner
CONTACT: Simone Lindsay, 410-871-7121
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Westminster, Md. – (January 23, 2014) — Carroll Hospital Center is proud to announce that it has been named one of the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America by Healthiest Employers, a leader in employee health analytics, best practices and benchmark data. The hospital was ranked 79th among the list of 100 companies for having achieved remarkable and sustainable success through a broad range of corporate wellness programs and employee wellness initiatives.
Carroll Hospital Center attained this recognition after a year-long, highly selective two-stage assessment process spanning the United States to include companies of all sizes from all regions and industries.
“We are extremely proud to receive this recognition,” said Leslie Simmons, R.N., F.A.C.H.E., Carroll Hospital Center president. “It acknowledges our organization’s ongoing commitment to helping our employees improve their health and well-being and our successes in achieving this goal.”
The Healthiest 100 Workplaces award recognizes employers who have comprehensively incorporated the most effective employee wellness programs and practices. The Healthiest 100 have successfully implemented practical, effective and continuously improving corporate wellness strategies for creating a sustainably healthy workplace.
Rod Reasen II, president of Healthiest Employers, notes that "This highly selective award recognizes employers who demonstrate exceptional leadership in using wellness as a strategy to drive workplace productivity, employee health, and community well-being. As these employers demonstrate, every organization has a path to the Healthiest 100, regardless of size, industry or geography."
Carroll Hospital Center is a nonprofit, acute care facility offering the latest in medical technology, more than 400 experienced medical professionals in a variety of specialties and a continuum of health and wellness programs and services to meet the needs of the community. Carroll Hospital Center offers an uncompromising commitment to the highest quality health care experience for people in all stages of life and has received numerous awards and accreditations for its excellence and quality care.
Healthiest Employers provides corporate wellness best practices and benchmark data and employee health analytics to employers, providers, carriers, brokers and consultants. This suite of proprietary tools includes Springbuk for intuitive health analytics (Spring 2014), the 360 Insight Series, and Corporate Wellness and Trend Reports for best practices and benchmark research. HE's national Directory helps employers select customer-ranked wellness vendors.