Gilsbar Receives Gold Level Workplace Health Achievement from American Heart Association

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American Heart Association recognizes Gilsbar for workplace health programs and workforce heart health in annual assessment

The results of the American Heart Association 2018 Workplace Health Achievement Index were announced and Gilsbar achieved Gold level recognition for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace.

The Index, created by the American Heart Association in partnership with their CEO Roundtable, uses science-based best practices to evaluate the overall quality and comprehensiveness of workplace health programs. More than 1,000 companies completed the Index assessment this year with only the highest performers receiving Gold recognition.

Gilsbar’s employees’ health was compared to the Association’s Workplace Health Achievement Index to measure the effectiveness of our workplace health programs as well as the overall heart health of our employees. The American Heart Association’s Workplace Health Achievement Index assessment is grounded in data-driven science and a quality improvement framework.

Catherine Haun, Gilsbar’s Internal Wellness Coordinator, stated “When someone joins the Gilsbar team, our corporate wellness program is one of the first things they learn about and are encouraged to join. Our wellness team and employee wellness committee work all year long to provide tools, challenges, rewards and opportunities for each person to get involved right where they are.”

Gilsbar is proud of our employees and the work they do to provide exceptional service to our clients, as well as the work they do to stay healthy and grow personally.

About Gilsbar, LLC
Established in 1959, Gilsbar, LLC® is one of the largest privately-held insurance services organizations in the country. Recognized as a catalyst for creating healthy businesses, Gilsbar, LLC® offers self-funded and fully-insured benefit plan management services, along with Wellness, Advocacy, and overall Population Health Management. Gilsbar, LLC’s integrated delivery model improves the health and well-being of its members, resulting in significant health plan savings for its clients.

Gilsbar, LLC® has been honored by Inc. magazine for its sustained growth, Modern Healthcare and Business Insurance magazines as a Best Place to Work, and WELCOA and the American Heart Association for its proven wellness methodology.

For more information, visit http://www.Gilsbar.com.

About the American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – the two leading causes of death in the world. We team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases. The Dallas-based association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. To learn more or to get involved, call 1-800-AHA-USA1, visit heart.org or call any of our offices around the country. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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