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:
Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP
West View Health Care Center
Beacon Mutual Insurance Co.
Kahn Litwin Renza & Co.
Neighborhood Health Plan
R.I. Medical Imaging
University Medicine Foundation
Fellowship Health Resources
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
AAA Southern New England
Amica Mutual Insurance Co.
Care New England
CharterCare Health Partners
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.
PBN is now accepting applications for its newest award program and event for RI & Bristol County to celebrate the Manufacturing Renaissance that is evolving regionally and across the country. The deadline for applications is March 20th.
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.