Hospital for Special Care a Healthy Workplace Gold Medal WinnerFebruary 20, 2020
The Business Council of Fairfield County hosted its Healthy Workplace Employer Recognition Program on Friday, February 14, honoring 51 companies for their wellness achievements in four categories of distinction – Platinum, Gold, Silver and Innovation – awarded on the basis of program components and outcomes. Hospital for Special Care was among 10 companies recognized in the Gold category.
The Healthy Workplace Employer Recognition Program was established to highlight the efforts of employers who understand the competitive advantage of a healthy workforce. The recognition program is presented by The Business Council’s Health, Wellbeing and Safety Roundtable, with the leadership support of Aircastle Advisor LLC, UnitedHealthcare of CT, Inc., and USI Insurance Services and with generous assistance from Aon.
“Reflecting the advances in health and preventative care, we are excited to see this year’s honorees offering program incentives that tie directly back to wellness initiatives,” stated Anthony Aguanno, UnitedHealthcare Senior Account Executive and co-chair of The Business Council’s Health, Wellbeing and Safety Roundtable. “As wellness programs continue to mature, and as wellness goals become more personalized, these companies are seeing health data trend positively. We applaud their efforts for creating opportunities for their employees to live happier, healthier and more productive lives.”
From encouraging physical activity and healthy behavior to managing chronic illness, these employers have made great strides in implementing a diverse range of programs within the workplace to assist their employees to live healthier lives.
“Changing behaviors, building engagement, measuring for outcomes, and helping employees to manage stress and achieve a work/life balance can be hard work,” stated Matthew Fair, Vice President, USI Insurance Services and co-chair of the Healthy, Wellbeing and Safety Roundtable. “The companies and professionals we honor with the Healthy Workplaces Employer Recognition have creatively and successfully delivered programs that ensure the health and productivity of their workforce while managing costs. Their increasing levels of participation across a diverse and mobile workforce are a testament to their commitment.”