Inc. (NYSE: HUM), a leading health and well-being company, and HumanaVitality®,
a comprehensive wellness and loyalty solution, congratulate winners of
the first annual Illinois' Healthiest Employer awards, which honor
organizations that have a proven commitment to workplace wellness. In
partnership with Crain's Custom Media, winners received recognition
during a special luncheon hosted earlier this week at the Westin River
North in Chicago.
As part of the program, Healthiest Employer LLC independently reviewed
applications from nearly 110 organizations, later selecting five winning
companies in Illinois ranging in size from five to 5,000+ employees.
Each of the winners demonstrates innovation and leadership within
employee wellness programs:
"We're proud to support the Illinois' Healthiest Employers award and
highlight the excellent workplace wellness initiatives represented by
this year's winners," said Dave Reynolds, Illinois Commercial Market
President at Humana. "Their dedication to wellness helps employees
achieve personal health goals and make significant lifestyle changes,
which results in a happier, healthier and more productive workforce."
Applicants answered questions online about their company wellness
programs and submissions were evaluated in six key categories:
"Through our partnership with the Illinois' Healthiest Employers awards,
we aim o bring awareness to the importance of health and wellness
programs for all employers and recognize those companies that are
excelling in this space," said Joe Woods, CEO of HumanaVitality. "We
have also found that through employee wellness programs such as
HumanaVitality, employers may increase retention, satisfaction and
All submissions for the award are reviewed independently by Healthiest
Employer LLC, a company dedicated to measuring wellness programming
among today's employers. The online assessment form was developed by
representatives from the wellness, medical, higher education, research,
not-for-profit and government communities.
Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is a leading health
care company that offers a wide range of insurance products and health
and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to
lifelong well-being. By leveraging the strengths of its core businesses,
Humana believes it can better explore opportunities for existing and
emerging adjacencies in health care that can further enhance wellness
opportunities for the millions of people across the nation with whom the
company has relationships.
More information regarding Humana is available to investors via the
Investor Relations page of the company's web site at www.humana.com,
including copies of:
HumanaVitality®, headquartered in Chicago, Ill., is a joint venture
between Humana Inc. and Discovery Holdings, Ltd. Humana partnered with
Discovery because of its 14 years of worldwide experience using
behavioral, clinical and actuarial science to motivate individuals to
make healthier choices. By integrating rewards with healthy behaviors,
HumanaVitality provides the tools and support necessary to help Humana
members live healthier lives and furthers Humana's Dream to Help People
Achieve Lifelong Well-BeingSM.
HumanaVitality has more than 1.5 million members who are enhancing their
health and wellness through a comprehensive integrated approach to
lifestyle improvement. For more information about HumanaVitality, please
visit the company's website at www.humanavitality.com.
You can also find us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/humanavitality,
follow us on Twitter: @HumanaVitality
and add us on Google+: HumanaVitality.
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