CHICAGO, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interactive Health is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a 2013 Illinois' Healthiest Employer by Crain's Chicago Business. Interactive Health was named the Healthiest Employer winner in the 100-499 employees category, competing against 38 other organizations.
The Healthiest Employer awards program recognizes organizations that are committed to creating a healthy workplace. The award measures wellness programs in six key categories: culture and leadership commitment, foundational components, strategic planning, communication and marketing, programming and interventions, and reporting and analysis. Award recognition signals an employer's commitment to improving employee health.
"We are thrilled to win Illinois' Healthiest Employers. Wellness is our business, and I am proud of our employees for embracing healthy living. I want to recognize and thank our wellness champions; their creativity and enthusiasm is vital to our program's success," said Joseph O'Brien, President and CEO, Interactive Health.
As a wellness program provider, Interactive Health's entire business is built on creating a culture of health that improves health and wellbeing. In 2013, several enhancements were made to help its employees incorporate healthy behaviors as a part of their "Inspire Health, Lead the Way" wellness program. The program includes biometric screenings, immediate outreach to at-risk employees, extensive health coaching, an on-staff physician, team challenges, educational workshops, and a personal health action plan for each employee and spouse. Interactive Health makes a conscious effort to keep its culture fun, with exercise breaks and free onsite massages.
About Interactive Health
Interactive Health (www.interactivehealthinc.com) is the leading provider of outcomes-based health management solutions designed to engage employees in the management of their health through early detection and identification of risk factors. Through Smart Testing and a personalized health risk assessment, a proven methodology is applied to detect health risk at the earliest possible stage. If health issues are detected, Interactive Health immediately intervenes to engage individuals with a personalized course of action. A unique achievable goal is assigned to each participant based on individual results and health improvements are measured using Interactive Health's proprietary Health Index. Interactive Health has a 20-year track record of creating the Healthiest Companies in America.
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