Independent Health Recognized as American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Worksite

Independent Health has been recognized as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association (AHA) for embracing the health and wellness of employees.

The Fit-Friendly Worksites program is designed to be a catalyst for positive change in business by recognizing employers who champion the health of their employees. Independent Health received Platinum-Level status, the highest possible designation, for promoting a culture of wellness in the workplace, embracing at least nine criteria in physical activity, nutrition and culture outlined by the AHA, offering employees physical activity support, increasing the number of healthy eating options and demonstrating measurable outcomes related to workplace wellness initiatives.

Independent Health’s Wellness Department encourages many healthy behaviors through its comprehensive HealthyMe worksite wellness program and FitWorks online tool that allows employees to track points they earn for meeting healthy goals.