NEW YORK, March 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- EHE International, the recognized leader in preventive medicine, today announced it has joined the Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO) Think Tank, demonstrating its commitment to improving employee, family and overall community health and well-being.
"The HERO Think Tank gives EHE a unique opportunity to expand our presence in important research and conversations around employee health," said Deborah McKeever, president and COO of EHE International. "Our membership in HERO will strengthen ties with health, benefits consultants, HR and c-suite executives responsible for designing and executing their organizations' health strategy, and will allow us to share information and expertise among industry experts on the latest solutions."
HERO is a national non-profit dedicated to identifying and sharing best practices in the field of workplace wellness that improve the health and well-being of workers, their spouses, dependents and retirees. HERO creates opportunities for thought leaders and interested employers to come together to create and disseminate research, education and best practices that advance the principles and science of workplace health and well-being.
"We're thrilled to welcome EHE to the HERO Think Tank," said Paul Terry, president and CEO of HERO. "Employers play a unique and crucial role in improving individual and population-wide health and we applaud EHE for recognizing this connection and for more than 100 years remaining committed to helping employers create a healthy workplace culture."
About EHE International
Since 1913, EHE International has been dedicated to helping organizations improve health care, reduce costs and manage risks. Its Centers of Excellence in Preventive Healthcare protocols are specifically designed for early detection of preventable disease and associated risk factors. The exam is supported by a full year of post-exam management and care coordination that includes personal health coaching, in-network physician referrals, patient engagement and resources to support population health management. EHE International is the only preventive healthcare program available nationally. Its clinically based educational and social-engagement platforms are the preferred choice among America's leading employers. EHE provides each client with free, HIPAA-compliant access to the health outcomes data it collects. Through our independent research advisory board, EHE provides analytical benchmark data that helps employers gauge the overall health status and culture of their organizations. For more information, visit www.eheintl.com.
Based in Edina, Minn., the Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO) is a not-for-profit, 501(c)3 corporation that was established in 1996. HERO is dedicated to identifying and sharing best practices that improve the health and well-being of workers, their spouses, dependents and retirees. To learn more, visit www.hero-health.org. Follow us on Twitter or LinkedIn.
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