WWCMA Announce Winners for Inaugural Worksite Wellness Awards
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Posted by: Laura Polas
Boston, Massachusetts - September 22, 2015 - The Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts (WWCMA) has announced the winners of its WorkWell Massachusetts Awards program aimed to recognize Massachusetts employers for their exemplary work in worksite health promotion. Winners will be recognized at WWCMA’s Fourth Annual Worksite Wellness Conference being held at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts today.
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) In addition, applicants are required to provide details on their strategic planning and organizational support, program design and implementation, participant engagement, and measurements and evaluation.
Employers are eligible to earn a Gold, Silver, or Bronze award. WWCMA appointed a Peer Review committee of independent industry professionals to review the applications and designate the award winners and categories.
The 2015 WorkWell Massachusetts Award winners include:
- Berkshire Health Systems
- Web Industries, Inc.
- athenahealth, Inc.
- Borislow Insurance
- Cambridge Health Alliance
- Celldex Therapeutics, Inc.
- Injured Workers Pharmacy (IWP)
- TripAdvisor, Inc.
- A.I.M. Mutual Insurance Companies
- Babson College
- Endurance International Group
- Kronos Incorporated
“We are excited to recognize these Massachusetts employers and their teams for leading innovative, successful worksite wellness programs,“ states Mari Ryan, Chair of the Board of Directors, WWCMA. “Healthy employees, families, and communities are vital for the economic growth of Massachusetts. WWCMA is pleased to be a part of this important effort.”
“Our inaugural WorkWell MA Awards program is a great success,” states Archana Kansagra, WWCMA Board Director and Awards & Recognition Board Chair. “Massachusetts is home to the top worksite wellness promotion professionals in the industry. It is our committee’s honor to showcase the commitment to health and progress being done across the Commonwealth and we are very proud of this year’s winners.”
Applications will be accepted for the 2016 WorkWell Massachusetts Award Program in Spring 2016.
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.