Hilton Head Hospital Achieves Excellence Recognition for Third Year

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC -  For the third year in a row, Hilton Head Hospital was recognized by the South Carolina Hospital Association’s (SCHA) Working Well initiative and Prevention Partners for achieving the Excellence Recognition. The Excellence Recognition is awarded for reaching the highest standards in workplace health and prevention. Hilton Head Hospital sustained this recognition by earning straight As 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 Hilton Head Hospital’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.

“Hilton Head Hospital sets a high bar in establishing and sustaining a workplace where employees can make healthy choices,” said Lindsey Bickers Bock, Strategic Coaching Senior Manager at Prevention Partners. “I applaud this great effort and the commitment of their leadership to create a culture of wellness.”

“We are proud to participate in the South Carolina Hospital Association’s Working Well program and honored to have once again achieved the Excellence Recognition,” said Jeremy Clark, Market CEO of Hilton Head Regional Healthcare. “We strive daily to maintain a healthy work environment which promotes wellness for our patients and colleagues alike.”

Prevention Partners works with SCHA’s Working Well initiative to engage corporate leaders and staff throughout South Carolina to enhance and sustain employee wellness efforts. These efforts are generously funded through the Duke Endowment.

About Hilton Head Hospital:  

Hilton Head Hospital is a 93-bed acute care hospital located at 25 Hospital Center Boulevard in Hilton Head Island, SC. The hospital has been serving the medical and health needs of Hilton Head Island and Bluffton communities for more than 40 years now. The hospital provides a number of services, including specialties in cardiac care, orthopedics, breast health, spine care, surgical services and physical rehabilitation. Hilton Head Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. To learn more about Hilton Head Hospital, visit www.hiltonheadregional.com

About Working Well:

Working Well is a statewide strategy to improve workplace wellness policies, systems and environments around tobacco cessation, healthy nutrition and increased physical activity so the healthy choice is the easy choice for employees across South Carolina.

About Prevention Partners:

The nonprofit Prevention Partners builds healthier communities through a suite of products that guide schools, workplaces, hospitals and clinics to address the leading causes of preventable disease: tobacco use, poor nutrition, physical inactivity and obesity.

 

PREVENTION PARTNERS MEDIA CONTACT: 

Lisa Watts

336.501.8579 

LisaW@forprevention.org

 

WORKING WELL MEDIA CONTACT:

Emily O’Sullivan

803.454.6969

eosullivan@scha.org  

 

HILTON HEAD HOSPITAL MEDIA CONTACT:

Lydia Hill

843.689.8245

Lydia.Hill@tenethealth.com


Released:
07-27-2016 02:06 (EDT)