Rosecrance named Illinois’ Healthiest employer and 26th in the nation
ROCKFORD – Rosecrance was recently recognized as one of the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America, at an awards program presented by Springbuk®. Locally, Rosecrance won the Illinois’ healthiest employer award for 500-1,499 employees and nationally, Rosecrance ranked 26th out of 100.
The top one hundred workplaces were honored at the Fitbit Captivate Conference in Chicago on September 20th. The winning organizations were acknowledged for their commitment to employee health and exceptional corporate wellness programming.
“At Rosecrance we strive to create a healthier, stronger workforce, which allows us to provide the best possible care to our clients,” explains Kristin Hamblock, Rosecrance Director of Compensation and Benefits.
She adds, “It’s been rewarding to see our Wellness Program grow and to witness staff utilize the program to make positive changes. Our workplace culture really celebrates the idea that a healthy lifestyle also means a happy one.”
Over 1,000 of America’s top wellness programs were evaluated for this award across the country. Award applicants were evaluated across six key categories: Culture and Leadership Commitment, Foundational Components, Strategic Planning, Marketing and Communications, Programming and Interventions, and lastly, Reporting and Analytics. Applicants were evaluated with the proprietary Healthiest Employers® Index, a 1-100 rubric for wellness programming.
By winning this award, Rosecrance is recognized as one of the best of the best in worksite health nationally and considered an exemplary leader for the effectiveness of its wellness initiatives.
“At Rosecrance, we take pride in creating an atmosphere centered on hope, healing and happiness not only for clients, but our employees too,” says Rosecrance President/CEO Philip Eaton. “Health is the most integral part of our mission and culture, and this award affirms that it’s at the heart of everything we do.”
“This year’s winners comprise our strongest class of healthy workplaces since we launched the program nine years ago,” says Rod Reasen, co-founder of the Healthiest Employers® Award Program and Springbuk. “This year’s Healthiest 100 Workplaces include organizations as small as 19 full-time employees and as large as over 150,000 employees. They span nearly every industry, size, geography and include both private and public organizations.”
Rosecrance is a national leader in addiction and mental health treatment. The non-profit organization provides residential and outpatient services and recovery living settings in Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa. Rosecrance served more than
30,000 individuals at over 50 locations last year furthering its mission to provide
help, hope and lasting recovery to children, youth, adults and families. The organization was founded in 1916. (For more information visit rosecrance.org or call us at (815) 391-1000.)