National Healthy Worksite Program Case Studies
In the case studies below, employer participants in the National Healthy Worksite Program (NHWP) share their progress and challenges in bringing NHWP interventions to their workplaces or improving their existing programs. NHWP was designed to help employers put into action science- and practice-based disease-prevention and wellness strategies that would lead to specific measurable health outcomes to reduce chronic disease rates. From 2013-2015, each employer in the NHWP received support, training, and technical assistance to put in place a combination of program, policy, and environmental interventions to support physical activity, good nutrition, and tobacco-use cessation.
Midland Empire Resources for Independent Living (MERIL) is a small community-based, non-residential, nonprofit healthcare and social assistance organization serving nine counties in northwest Missouri, designed to empower people with disabilities to actively and independently participate in society.
CIPROMS, Inc. is a mid-sized company specializing in medical coding and billing services. CIPROMS has a 95% female workforce and leadership team. CIPROMS’ employees work hard to achieve their client-focused mission to "deliver effective, medical-practice solutions that enable our clients to realize their passion for practicing medicine... without enduring endless administrative burdens."
Worklogic HR is a privately-held company that serves the human resource management needs of small and mid-sized firms in and around California. By delivering tailored human resource, benefit, payroll, safety and workers’ compensation business solutions—Worklogic HR simplifies its clients’ human resource management processes, reduces the associated costs, and frees up management to focus on core competencies and moving their companies forward.
Established in 2005, One Click Ventures (OCV), was the first retailer to offer consumers a personalized experience to buying eyewear online. OCV is a growing ecommerce company near Indianapolis, Indiana. When it started the CDC National Healthy Worksite Program in 2013, OCV had about 40 employees, but it grew by 50% during the program.
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