NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EHE International, Centers of Excellence in Preventive Healthcare, today released this statement to congratulate O'Neal Industries and McKesson Corporation for receiving the 2015 C. Everett Koop National Health Award. Each year, the Koop Award is presented to organizations which recognize outstanding worksite health promotion and improvement programs.
"The C. Everett Koop National Health Awards is an opportunity to honor companies who understand the critical correlation between employee health and company performance. O'Neal Industries and McKesson Corporation have demonstrated their commitment to employee well-being with innovative wellness programs that not only improve the overall health of the company, but also advance a culture of health for others to emulate. As a proud supporter of The Health Project, EHE International congratulates this year's winners for their role in raising awareness of the tremendous benefits of building a cost-effective wellness program that makes employee well-being the cornerstone of business success."
The Koop Award is presented by The Health Project, a private-public organization formed to bring about critical attitudinal and behavioral changes in the American healthcare system, principally through the promotion of programs with demonstrated effectiveness in improving population health and reducing healthcare costs. Named for the late Surgeon General of the United States, who was a founding honorary chairman of The Health Project, the C. Everett Koop National Health Award recognizes organizations whose health programs have a proven record of improving employee health and reducing healthcare costs. EHE International is a sponsor of The Health Project.
This year's recipients will be honored at the Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO) Forum in Chicago, IL. For more information on the C. Everett Koop National Health Award, please visit www.thehealthproject.com.
About EHE International
Since 1913, EHE International has been the recognized leader in preventive healthcare. Its Centers of Excellence in Preventive Healthcare protocols are specifically designed for early detection of preventable disease and associated risk factors, supported by robust personal coaching and health management tools and resources. EHE International is the oldest and largest preventive healthcare specialist and its clinically based educational and social engagement platforms are the preferred choice among America's leading employers. For more information, visit www.eheintl.com.
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