Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts (WWCMA) Announce Winners for 3rd Annual Employer Awards

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The Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts (WWCMA) has announced the winners of its annual WorkWell Massachusetts Awards program aimed to recognize Massachusetts employers for their exemplary work in worksite health promotion. Winners will be recognized at WWCMA’s Sixth Annual Worksite Wellness Conference being held today at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts.

WorkWell Massachusetts Award Program 2017

"We are proud to recognize these innovative Massachusetts employers for their commitment to employee health and well-being. The WorkWell Massachusetts Award is an important program put forth to honor the work being done by employers to improve the health and vitality of our communities.”

The Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts (WWCMA) has announced the winners of its annual WorkWell Massachusetts Awards program aimed to recognize Massachusetts employers for their exemplary work in worksite health promotion. Winners will be recognized at WWCMA’s Sixth Annual Worksite Wellness Conference being held today at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts.

The WorkWell Massachusetts Award program criteria is based on the following:

1. The HERO Employee Health Management (EHM) Best Practices Scorecard in Collaboration with Mercer– a tool designed to help organizations learn about best practices, discover opportunities to improve their programs, and measure progress over time.
2. A Supplemental application which asks applicants to provide details on their strategic planning and organizational support, program design and implementation, participant engagement, and measurement and evaluation process.

Employers are eligible to earn a Gold, Silver, or Bronze award. WWCMA appointed a Peer Review committee of independent industry experts to review the applications and designate the award winners and categories.

The 2017 WorkWell Massachusetts Award winners include:

Gold

  • Berkshire Health Systems
  • Dana Farber Cancer Institute
  • Lowell General Hospital
  • Signature Healthcare

Silver

  • AccuRounds
  • A.I.M. Mutual Insurance Companies
  • athenahealth, Inc.
  • Babson College
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Boston College
  • Boston Medical Center
  • Cambridge Health Alliance
  • Flexcon Industries
  • College of the Holy Cross
  • Kronos Incorporated
  • Ocean Spray Cranberries
  • OMAM, Inc.
  • Pegasystems
  • TripAdvisor
  • Watermark

Bronze

  • Scantic Valley Regional Health Trust
  • Springfield Partners for Community Action
  • Tocci Building Systems

"We are proud to recognize these innovative Massachusetts employers for their commitment to employee health and well-being", states Kristie Howard, WWCMA Board of Directors Chair. “The WorkWell Massachusetts Award is an important program put forth to honor the work being done by employers to improve the health and vitality of our communities.”

“The WWCMA WorkWell Massachusetts Award program continues to be a coveted designation drawing employers committed to worksite wellness”, states Archana Kansagra, WWCMA Board of Director and Awards & Recognition Committee Chair. “Each year these organizations continue to set the bar higher in their concerted effort to promote the health of their employees as the best-in-class in our industry. We are very proud to recognize this year’s winners and their incredible programs designed to improve employee health and overall well-being.”

The application process and more information on the 2018 WorkWell Massachusetts Award Program will be available in the early spring of 2018.

About WWCMA:
The Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts (WWCMA) is the preeminent, independent, and objective resource for health promotion in the workplace. A 501c3 not-for-profit member organization, WWCMA champions wellness programs that help employers encourage healthy employees, healthy families, and healthy communities across the Commonwealth. The council offers innovative wellness best practice programs, training, and events along with insightful resources and tools to help educate and advance Massachusetts organizations and their corporate wellness teams. Visit us at wwcma.org and follow us @WorkWellMass.

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