SCHA receives Excellence Recognition from Prevention Partners

Prevention Partners recognizes SCHA for its workplace wellness programs and practices for its employees.

The South Caroilna Hospital Association (SCHA) was recognized for excellence in its employee health programs and practices by a leading advocate for workplace wellness.

The Excellence Recognition, which is from SCHA's Working Well initiative and Prevention Partners, is awarded for reaching the highest standards in workplace health and prevention. SCHA received this recognition by earning As in areas physical activity, nutrition, tobacco free and culture of wellness. Excellence was defined by achieving modules developed by WorkHealthy AmericaSM, a Prevention Partners program that draws on evidence-based best practices for the workplace.

“We work diligently to provide a wellness environment for our employees,” said SCHA Vice President Community Engagement Rozalynn Goodwin. “We are committed to overall wellness for our employees and participating with our member hospitals that are leading the way in their local communities."

Specifically, the recognition cites policies, programs and benefits that support employee health, optimize employee productivity and integrate wellness into daily operations.

“The South Carolina Hospital Association sets a high bar in establishing a workplace where employees can make healthy choices,” said Meg Molloy, president and CEO of Prevention Partners. “I applaud this great effort and the commitment of their leadership to sustain a culture of wellness.”

Prevention Partners is working with the South Carolina Hospital Association’s Working Well initiative to engage hospital leaders and staff to enhance and sustain employee wellness efforts. These efforts are funded through the Duke Endowment.