October 07, 2020
System earns distinctive platinum honor for fifth consecutive year

ARLINGTON, Texas — For the fifth consecutive year, Texas Health Resources has received Platinum-level recognition as a Best Employer: Excellence in Health & Well-Being award winner. One of only 18 employers in the United States to receive this honor, Texas Health has appeared on this prestigious list sponsored by the Business Group on Health® since 2006.

Well-being award

Texas Health is one of only 18 employers in the United States to receive the honor.

This award recognizes the best workforce well-being programs in the U.S., particularly those on the forefront of innovative total well-being strategies with exceptional commitment to improving their employees’ quality of life. The Platinum designation is awarded to organizations that have established a connection between workforce well-being and key business outcomes. The award criteria include a wide range of what the Business Group on Health® calls well-being contributors including job satisfaction, community involvement, financial security, emotional health and social connectedness.

The Be Healthy program is one example of Texas Health’s commitment to promoting a healthy work environment and encouraging employees and their families to maintain healthy lifestyles. Each year, employees have the opportunity to offset insurance premiums and earn other rewards by meeting health targets and completing wellness activities through this program.

“We are honored to be recognized among the best workforces in the nation for health and well-being,” said Barclay Berdan, FACHE, chief executive officer for Texas Health. “I’m encouraged to see our employees continued commitment to achieving their well-being goals through offered programs such as Be Healthy.

The Business Group on Health® recognized Texas Health as one of the nation’s most innovative programs for:

  • Job satisfaction and holistic programs that encourage financial, emotional, physical, and social well-being
  • Leadership involvement
  • Achieving the largest Blue Zones® Approved Worksite designation
  • Community involvement

The Business Group on Health® is the nation's only nonprofit organization devoted exclusively to representing large employers' perspective on national health policy issues and optimizing workforce strategy through innovative health, benefits and well-being solutions.

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About Texas Health Resources

Texas Health Resources is a faith-based, nonprofit health system that cares for more patients in North Texas than any other provider. With a service area that consists of 16 counties and more than 7 million people, the system is committed to providing quality, coordinated care through its Texas Health Physicians Group and 29 hospital locations under the banners of Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial, Texas Health Harris Methodist and Texas Health Huguley. Texas Health access points and services, ranging from acute-care hospitals and trauma centers to outpatient facilities and home health and preventive services, provide the full continuum of care for all stages of life. The system has more than 4,100 licensed hospital beds, 6,400 physicians with active staff privileges and more than 26,000 employees. For more information about Texas Health, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit www.TexasHealth.org.  

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