The Charlotte Business Journal recently published their rankings for the Healthiest Employers of Greater Charlotte. We are thrilled to announce that two of these businesses offer fully covered participation in the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less program for their employees. In the Large Business Division, Charlotte Eye Ear Nose and Throat Associates ranked 14th out of 16 companies and in the Mid-Sized Business Division, Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region ranked 4th out of 16 companies.
Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region was asked to provide details regarding their wellness initiatives for employees and responded, “Our wellness initiatives include the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less program, the On the Move Challenge, as well as premium discounts for non-tobacco, health assessment and wellness challenge participation.” Steps taken to encourage employee participation include premium discounts, Fitbit giveaways, and paid ‘on-the-clock’ time to participate in the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less program for their 575 employees.
Charlotte Eye Ear Nose and Throat Associates (CEENTA) offers the following wellness initiatives to their 685 employees: 20% discount on medical premiums for meeting four criteria; biometric screening events; health coaching; and free participation in Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less. CEENTA offers healthy food choices at staff meetings and includes healthy activities in their philanthropic support. CEENTA has increased their benefit allotment program budget and they now have a specific budget directed toward wellness.
Both Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region and Charlotte Eye Ear Nose and Throat Associates demonstrate a commitment to employee health and wellbeing.
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