DULUTH, Minn. (PRWEB) October 08, 2020
Kevin Schmidt, Chief Executive Officer of WorkWell Prevention & Care, was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Worksite Health Centers (NAWHC), the nation’s only non-profit association dedicated to employer-sponsors of onsite health, fitness and centers. NAWHC offers advocacy, education, benchmarking, networking and resources for employer sponsors and managers.
As CEO of WorkWell Prevention & Care, a company dedicated to workplace injury prevention programs, reducing injury claims and promoting healthy and safe employees, Schmidt brings more than two decades of business-to-business operational management experience. The proven expertise of WorkWell, along with his tenure with employer-sponsored onsite health centers, pairs perfectly with the mission of the NAWHC.
“I am elated to join the NAWHC and help advocate for the importance of worksite health centers. Never before has employee health been so important. Between the ramifications of the pandemic and five generations in the workplace, onsite care is critical to reduced costs, improved employee health, productivity and engagement,” Schmidt said.
Schmidt has been working to improve the health of employers’ workforces for the last 19 years as a pioneer in providing specialized onsite musculoskeletal injury prevention, treatment and wellness services to large national organizations in multiple industries. He uses his expertise to help design and refine onsite programs that appeal to the multi-generational needs of the modern workforce and engage them in making changes that improve an employer’s population health.
He has worked in the high tech and manufacturing industries and gained experience in many other industries as a consulting manager with Accenture’s business strategy practice. He has an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
About WorkWell Prevention and Care
For over 25 years, WorkWell has helped companies of all sizes create healthcare programs that impact business results. Experts in workplace injury prevention, the company provides managed services for onsite and post offer employment testing services using the industry’s most respected therapists. WorkWell creates programs that go beyond the basics of injury prevention and focus on caring about people - easing the stress from an injury and educating on prevention. The result is a consistent ROI of 25-50% fewer claims and programs that make healthcare work for business.
About the National Association of Worksite Health Centers
The National Association of Worksite Health Centers (NAWHC) is the nation’s only non-profit organization focused on assisting public and private employers and their vendor partners in developing and getting the greatest return from their onsite, near-site, shared and virtual health centers, onsite pharmacies, worksite fitness and wellness centers. NAWHC offers educational programs, networking opportunities, resources, benchmarking and support for those interested and involved with worksite clinics. NAWHC serves as a clearinghouse of information on worksite health centers and the marketplace, providing educational programs, resources, benchmarking surveys, and employer case studies.