For the fifth consecutive year, South County Health was recognized as one of Rhode Island’s Healthiest Employers, an annual recognition by Providence Business News. The organization was selected as the number one healthiest employers among those with 500 – 1,999 employees.
The announcement was made on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at a luncheon where the healthiest employers from each size category were recognized.
In addition to the recognition that South County Health received, Marie Padilla, a member of the Community Health Team, was recognized for her individual success, resulting in weight loss, improved health and a more active lifestyle.
South County Health is featured in the Providence Business News special section, 2017 Healthiest Employers of RI. The organization was selected based on the success of the Well Beyond, benefit-linked, employee incentive program. South County Health realized an 86 percent participation rate in the various programs offered through Well Beyond. The industry average for employee participation is 55 to 75 percent.