SYRACUSE, N.Y., Jan. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bankers Healthcare Group, a leading provider of financing solutions for healthcare professionals, plans to continue to upgrade its award-winning corporate wellness program in 2015. As a company that works exclusively with healthcare professionals, BHG puts a great deal of emphasis on employee health and wellness.
The company was recently honored with a Workplace Wellness Award, presented November 6, 2014 by the Business Journal News Network and BizEventz. "I truly believe in healthy body—healthy mind," said Albert Crawford, CEO and co-founder of BHG, "We get a chance to move at BHG, to work up a sweat and work off some stress, and this helps to increase energy, concentration and productivity."
The wellness program features individual and group fitness classes in an on-site gym facility, in-house programs such as running club, ski club, Biggest Loser and Biggest Leaner competitions, company-sponsored participation in local athletic events, a new UV-filtered water system and healthy vending machine options. BHG's employee gym has a variety of cardio machines such as a treadmill, several rowing machines, plenty of weightlifting equipment and strength training machines, a basketball hoop as well as a golf simulator.
According to the American College of Sports Medicine's Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends, worksite health promotion ranks number 11 among the top fitness trends of 2015. "Designed to improve the health and well being of employees, this is a trend for a range of programs and services that evaluate health, health care costs, and worker productivity," said Walter Thompson, Ph.D., Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine.
In 2013, the CNY Business Journal recognized BHG as Central New York's no. 1 place to work among companies with more than 50 employees. BHG was honored again as a CNY Best Places to Work finalist in 2014.
About Bankers Healthcare Group, Inc.
Since 2001, Bankers Healthcare Group has been committed to providing hassle-free financing solutions for healthcare professionals, allowing them to remain focused on delivering high quality care. BHG has provided more than $1 billion in funding to thousands of satisfied customers nationwide. Inc. has recognized the company nine times for growth and job creation. For additional information, please visit www.bhg-inc.com or follow @BHGstat on Twitter.
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