Baptist Easley Hospital Earns Excellence Recognition for Second Year

For the second year in a row, Working Well and Prevention Partners have again awarded Baptist Easley Hospital with the Excellence Recognition for reaching the highest standards in workplace health and prevention. Baptist Easley sustained this recognition by earning straight A’s in four modules of WorkHealthy America, a Prevention Partners initiative addressing tobacco use, physical activity, nutrition, and the overall culture around health and wellness. The Excellence Recognition honors Baptist Easley’s commitment to employee health as demonstrated by its policies, programs and benefits to support employee health, optimize employee productivity, and integrate wellness into daily operations.

 Baptist Easley sets a high bar in establishing and sustaining a workplace where employees can make healthy choices,” says Meg Molloy, President and CEO of Prevention Partners. “I applaud this great effort and the commitment of Baptist Easley’s leadership to create a culture of wellness.”

Kelly Price, Manager of Employee Wellness and Community Health at Baptist Easley says, “Baptist Easley Hospital is honored to receive the Excellence Recognition for the second year.  Employee wellness continues to be priority as our mission is to preserve, promote, and enhance the health of those we serve including employees and families. Prevention Partners and the SC Hospital Association provide the framework and support as we strive towards making our workplace a healthier and safe environment.  The Excellence Recognition holds us accountable to constantly strive to achieve the highest standards in worksite health and prevention.”

About Working Well:

Funded by The Duke Endowment, managed by SC Hospital Association, and informed by Prevention Partners’ success in developing infrastructure for effective worksite wellness programs in North Carolina, Working Well is an effort to improve population health across the state of South Carolina by establishing a culture of worksite wellness where the healthy choice is the easy choice. 

About Prevention Partners: 

www.forprevention.org.    

 


Released:
02-26-2015 11:51 (EST)