Novant Health Recognized as One of the 2016 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America®

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Healthcare system ranked 82 out of 100 in the 2016 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America.

Novant Health is dedicated to enhancing our wellness culture across our system.

For the second year in a row, Novant Health has been recognized as one of the 2016 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America, a national awards program that honors the “best of the best” in workplace wellness.

“We’re honored that Novant Health is ranked 82 out of 100 in the 2016 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America,” said Janet Smith-Hill, executive vice president and chief human resources officer for Novant Health. “Our comprehensive wellness program and dedication toward improving the health of our team members has positioned us as a top employer in the nation.”

More than 5,000 organizations completed the Healthiest Employer Strategic Wellness Assessment in order to be considered for the Healthiest 100 Award. The Healthiest 100 Award measures employers across six key values: Vision, Culture and Engagement, Learning, Expertise, Metrics and Technology.

“Year after year, we see strong growth and continued investment in worksite wellness programs,” noted Rod Reasen, CEO of Springbuk, the scoring engine behind the national Healthiest Employer® Awards Program. “These 100 organizations are the best of the best. Their efforts are improving the health of their workforce and community.”

Novant Health offers team members a variety of wellness programs, resources and incentives, including healthier cafes, wellness challenges, webinars and open access to primary care providers within the same day, if necessary. Novant Health also has enhanced its incentive program to expand preventive screening options, increase award amounts for meeting biometric targets and give rewards for using wearable device technology to track activity and nutrition. As a result, in 2015, Novant Health team members earned $10.3 million for their health care needs through the organization’s wellness incentive program, MotivateMe.

“Today, building a culture of wellness means that employers have to focus on all aspects of health, including physical, mental, spiritual and even financial health. At Novant Health we offer traditional benefit plans but also innovative benefits to help recruit and maintain a healthy workforce,” said Smith-Hill. “It’s about delivering an experience that brings value to team members. We’re dedicated to enhancing our wellness culture across our system.”

Additional information on award criteria and selection process is available at

About Novant Health
Novant Health is an integrated network of physician clinics, outpatient facilities and hospitals that delivers a seamless and convenient healthcare experience to communities in Virginia, North and South Carolina, and Georgia. Named in 2016 by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the nation’s 150 best places to work in healthcare, Novant Health consists of more than 1,380 physicians and nearly 24,000 employees and provides care at 530 locations, including 14 medical centers and hundreds of outpatient facilities and physician clinics. Headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the health system serves more than 4 million patients annually and in 2015 provided more than $706 million in community benefit, including charity care and services. Diversity MBA has recognized the organization as one of the 50 best places for women and managers of diverse background to work. Novant Health provides care in Virginia under the joint operating company, Novant Health UVA Health System.

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