HORAN Best-in-Class Wellness Program Awards

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At the HORAN Health Management Symposium, HORAN presented an award and recognized eight exemplary Wellness Programs. The winners were:

-          Cincinnati Eye Institute, Cincinnati, OH

-          Forest Hills School District, Cincinnati, OH

-          Gorilla Glue Company, Cincinnati, OH

-          Kadant Black Clawson Inc., Mason, OH

-          Montgomery County, Dayton, OH

-          RACO Industries, LLC, Cincinnati, OH

-          Standard Textile Co. Inc., Cincinnati, OH

-          Stober Drives, Inc., Maysville, KY


These Best-in-Class Wellness Programs were recognized for design, implementation, and overall achievements.  The typical profile for these winning wellness programs includes these factors:

·         Average program timetable exceeds  five years

·         On-site biometric screens and health risk assessments  with participation rates of 95% or higher and incentives of $1,500 or higher

·         Promotion of a preventative physical exam through a significant incentive

·         Spouse participation included in the incentive structure

·         Health coaching offered to participants on-site or via telephone

·         Comprehensive communication plan involving senior leadership


Photo (left to right) Doug Miller, Executive Vice President at HORAN, Brandon Christin, Health Management Director at HORAN, Karen Maxwell, Director of Human Resources at Cincinnati Eye Institute, Ellen Chamberlain, Human Resources Assistant at Forest Hills Local School District, Nancy Myles, Human Resources Manager at Kadant Black Clawson, Inc., Amy Reddy, Human Resources Director at RACO Industries, LLC., Kay Moss, Human Resources Manager at Stober Drives, Connie Retherford, Director of Compensation and Benefits at Standard Textile, Yvette Walker, Human Resources Benefits Manager at The Gorilla Glue Company, and Scott Silver, Health Management Director at HORAN