NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Nashville Business Journal announced Healthways, Inc. (Nasdaq: HWAY), the well-being improvement leader, as a winner in the 2012 Healthiest Employers of Nashville program. Healthways placed first in the Large Company (1,000 – 9,999 employees) category and is one of five award winners chosen from 23 local companies recognized for their dedication to health and well-being in the workplace. Healthways was previously a recipient of the Healthiest Employers of Nashville award in 2010 and 2011.
“Healthways is honored to be recognized as one of Nashville’s healthiest employers for the third consecutive year,” said Ben R. Leedle, Jr., Healthways president and CEO. “Through our Move to Health® program, Healthways has strived to cultivate an environment that enhances the well-being of all colleagues and their families, and this recognition by the Nashville Business Journal highlights the importance of workplace well-being as a vital component in the overall health of a population.”
The Healthiest Employers of Nashville program recognizes champions of corporate wellness in the Middle Tennessee area. The program highlights companies and organizations whose leadership and innovation in their wellness programs are improving workplace well-being and creating positive impacts on company bottom lines. Honorees were chosen based on the results of a detailed survey administered by Healthiest Employers, LLC.
Healthways is the largest independent global provider of well-being improvement solutions. Dedicated to creating a healthier world one person at a time, the Company uses the science of behavior change to produce and measure positive change in well-being for our customers, which include employers, integrated health systems, hospitals, physicians, health plans, communities and government entities. We provide highly specific and personalized support for each individual and their team of experts to optimize each participant’s health and productivity and to reduce health-related costs. Results are achieved by addressing longitudinal health risks and care needs of everyone in a given population. The Company has scaled its proprietary technology infrastructure and delivery capabilities developed over 30 years and now serves approximately 40 million people on four continents. Learn more at www.healthways.com.
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Source: Healthways, Inc.