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 American Heart Association Target:BP – Gold-level recognition
 American Heart Association Target:BP – Gold-level recognition logo

Target:BP is an AHA program focused on managing high blood pressure throughout communities launched in response to a growing body of evidence that shows high blood pressure is a contributing factor to many major health conditions  such as heart attack, heart failure, stroke and kidney failure. MNPS participates with the AHA on the Nashville Target:BP initiative with brings together healthcare providers across the city and county to determine best practices in reducing high blood pressure in our community. In 2018, we achieved Gold level recognition because 70% of our Vanderbilt at MNPS Employee & Family Healthcare Centers patients diagnosed with high blood pressure are at their goal blood pressure.

American Heart Association Workplace Health Achievement Index – Gold-level recognition 2019
American Heart Association Workplace Health Achievement Index – Gold-level recognition 2019

The American Heart Association Workplace Health Achievement Index assesses the culture, structure and health outcomes of organizations’ workplace health program, and scores and recognizes organizations on the health of the workplace using science-based and evidence-informed measures. The index asks questions on:

  • Demographics of employee population

  • Structure of wellness program

  • Use of incentives

  • The degree to which the organization values and supports the health of its employees through policy, promotion of employee wellness, and the wellness resources provided to employees

  • Use of data to guide wellness programming

Cigna Well-Being Award 2019
Cigna Well-Being Award 2019 logo

Each year, Cigna selects a group of organizations for Cigna Well-Being Award® recognition. This is a distinct honor for workplaces that are making a difference in the health and well-being of their employees. The Well-Being Award application evaluates areas such as leadership, organizational foundations, policy and environment, program implementation and participation.

Health at Work Award 2019
Health at Work Award 2019 logo

MNPS has been announced a Silver winner of the 15th annual Health at Work Awards sponsored by ComPsych, honoring organizations who promote employee health and wellness. Winners were selected based on their wellness program’s comprehensiveness, delivery, promotion, participation rates and results achieved. ComPsych Corporation is the world’s largest provider of employee assistance programs and is the pioneer and worldwide leader of fully integrated EAP, behavioral health, wellness, work-life, HR, FMLA and absence management services under its GuidanceResources brand.

C. Everett Koop National Health Award - Honorable Mention 2019
C. Everett Koop National Health Awards logo

The C. Everett Koop National Health Awards recognize outstanding worksite health promotion and improvement programs. Each year, awards are presented by The Health Project’s leadership to winning organizations as part of the HERO Forum. One of the unique and important requirements of the Koop Awards is that winners are able to document results, both in terms of health improvement and economic impact. The projects must answer the questions: what was done; did it work; and was it worth it. Through its tradition of awarding programs with demonstrated health improvements coupled with cost savings, The Health Project has been instrumental in promoting the measurement and evaluation of evidence-based workplace health promotion programs.

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