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PBN names Healthiest Employers winners


PROVIDENCE – Providence Business News has announced the winners of its newest event, Healthiest Employers, which recognizes companies – large and small – that have health and wellness initiatives and believe in encouraging employees to adapt healthy lifestyles.

Based on company size, finalists were chosen based on scores in six wellness categories – culture and leadership commitment, foundation components, strategic planning, communication and marketing, programming and interventions, and reporting and analysis. Top honorees will be named in each size category at an awards luncheon at the Providence Marriott on Aug. 9.

Out of 40 applicants, 28 honorees were chosen based on a 75-question assessment, scored using a proprietary system that automatically ranks organizations based on their individual answers.

The 2012 Healthiest Employers honorees (listed alphabetically), by global employees:

5-149 Employees

  • Moran Shipping

  • Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP

  • Preventure

  • West View Health Care Center

150-299 Employees

  • Arpin Group

  • BankNewport

  • Beacon Mutual Insurance Co.

  • Kahn Litwin Renza & Co.

  • Neighborhood Health Plan

  • R.I. Medical Imaging

  • University Medicine Foundation

300-599 Employees

  • Dave’s Marketplace

  • Fellowship Health Resources

  • SEA Corp.

600-1499 Employees

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island

  • Carousel Industries

  • Bryant University

  • Ryan LLC

1500-4999 Employees

  • AAA Southern New England

  • Amica Mutual Insurance Co.

  • Care New England

  • CharterCare Health Partners

  • FM Global

  • Gilbane Inc.

5000+ Employees

  • Hasbro Inc.

  • Lifespan

  • United Natural Foods Inc.

  • Toray Plastics (America) Inc.

The event celebrating the inaugural Healthiest Employers class will take place on Thursday, Aug. 9, from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Providence Marriott.

Make plans to join the fun now by visiting the PBN Events page. Tickets are $75.

The 2012 Healthiest Employers program is presented by Providence Business News. Presenting sponsor is Tufts Health Plan. Partner sponsors are CVS Caremark Corp., Preventure and USI Insurance Services.


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