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Dayton, OH, United States, 2013/06/18 - Premier Physician Services, a leading Emergency Medicine physician group, receives national wellness award by Interactive Health for improving employee health - PremierDocs.com.
In a presentation ceremony on June 12 to nearly 700 employees, Premier Physician Services received Interactive Health’s Healthiest Companies in America award for creating a culture of health for its employees.
“Being selected as one of the Healthiest Companies in America is very exciting for Premier! As healthcare costs continue to rise, for both the company and the employee, creating a wellness program just made sense. As a company, we wanted to incentivize employees and their families for engaging in healthy behavior because, we care about our employees and it’s the right thing to do,” stated Melissa Roderick, VP of Human Resources for Premier.
Ms. Roderick added,“We’re continuously evaluating our program and measuring its impact to ensure we’re achieving our.end goal - rewarding our employees and their families for leading a healthier lifestyle. It’s that simple.”
Premier CEO, Dr. Bill Cole, said,“Investing in a wellness program a few years ago was a ‘no brainer.’ Our program provides incentives for our employees to adopt a healthier lifestyle and provides the needed tools and feedback to make it a reality.
Dr. Cole added,“The program pays dividends for Premier by reducing medical claims, reducing lost time at work, and results in a more engaged and productive work force. As a leading healthcare company focused on our patient’s health, it is especially nice to know we are assisting in keeping our employees healthy.”
Interactive Health is the leading provider of outcomes-based health management solutions designed to engage employees in the management of their health through early detection and identification of risk factors.
Premier Physician Services provides Emergency and Hospital Medicine services. Since 1987, Premier has contracted with hospitals and health systems to staff their Emergency Departments and Hospital Medicine programs with exceptional, caring physicians and mid-level providers. Premier brings operational insight and resources to effectively manage these services.