Story by: Norton Healthcare on September 27, 2019
Norton Healthcare has been awarded an honorable mention for the C. Everett Koop National Health Awards.
The awards, named for Dr. Koop, who served as U.S. surgeon general from 1982 to 1989, recognize organizations with outstanding worksite wellness programs.
The awards require strong documentation for both health improvement and business impact. Organizations that are recognized must demonstrate:
Norton Healthcare supports a well workforce through N Good Health, our comprehensive wellness program for employees and eligible spouses.
Since its inception in 2012, N Good Health has maintained an average employee engagement rate of over 80% and an average spousal participation rate of 68%. In 2018, 71.4% of eligible employees completed the program’s four steps to earn wellness credit incentives, representing a year-over-year increase of nearly 3%.
Norton Healthcare employees are showing improvements in their health outcomes through participation in the program, including:
“Norton Healthcare is committed to improving the health of our community. And that starts with our own,” said Allison Ledford, director, employee wellness. “N Good Health’s goal for Norton Healthcare is for it to be the healthiest health system in the nation. To do that, we will continue to find innovative ways to stay a healthy place to work, support healthy choices and work-life balance, and improve our employees’ health.”
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