SYRACUSE, N.Y., Nov. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bankers Healthcare Group, the leading provider of financial solutions for healthcare professionals, was recently awarded second place in the medium-sized company category of the inaugural Healthiest Employers of Central New York. Healthiest Employers of CNY is an awards program that honors organizations dedicated to building a healthy workplace.
Healthiest Employer, a privately held technology firm that specializes in population health, conducts the awards in over 45 U.S. cities. Hundreds have been presented since 2009, but this year is the first time they've come to the CNY market.
Employers' wellness programs were evaluated using an online assessment that measures performance in six categories: leadership commitment, foundational components, strategic planning, communication and marketing, programming and interventions and reporting and analysis.
"We're honored to be recognized among Central New York's healthiest employers," said BHG CEO Al Crawford. "Through our collective efforts, we're building a happier, healthier community. Congratulations to this years' winners."
"Employee wellness has always been a central focus of our organization," said BHG President Bob Castro. "At BHG, we strive to uphold an environment in which good health is encouraged—not just a healthy body, but a healthy mind and healthy relationships, as well."
BHG offers many benefits to employees, including programs that support physical wellness, employee recognition and community volunteerism:
- The BHG wellness program features individual and group fitness classes in on-site gym facilities hosted by Metro Fitness certified trainers, in-house clubs and competitions, as well as company-sponsored participation in local athletic events.
- The BHG organizational health committee implements educational programs and team events that promote unity in the office and healthy communication between employees.
- BHG presents a variety of awards to employees on a monthly and annual basis, including employee of the month or year, most valuable player, positive mental attitude, work ethic and organizational health.
- BHG's various charity initiatives have benefitted national organizations such as the ALS Association, American Diabetes Association and the American Cancer Society as well as local entities like Golisano Children's Hospital and the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund of CNY.
To learn more about career opportunities at BHG, visit https://bhg-inc.com/company/career-opportunities.
About Bankers Healthcare Group
Since 2001, Bankers Healthcare Group has been committed to providing hassle-free financial solutions to healthcare professionals, including personal and commercial loans, credit cards and insurance services. BHG has provided more than $2 billion in funding to thousands of satisfied customers nationwide. Inc. has recognized the company ten times for growth and job creation. For additional information, please visit www.bhg-inc.com.
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