PBN announces 2019 Healthiest Employers

PROVIDENCE – Providence Business News has named the 31 honorees for the 2019 edition of the Healthiest Employers recognition program.

The companies were judged based on responses to more than 60 questions that encompass communication and marketing, culture and leadership commitment, foundation components, programming and interventions, reporting and analysis, and strategic planning by organizations to promote wellness.

The honorees will be celebrated at an Aug. 8 luncheon at the Providence Marriott Downtown, where the rankings will be revealed, including the top honorees in each of the five size categories.

The evaluation and scoring of the applications was done by Healthiest Employer LLC, which works with more than 6,000 employers across the nation to promote workplace wellness and provide information for organizations to improve their staffs’ health.

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The partner sponsors for the event are Aetna Inc., Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, CVS Health Corp. and Tufts Health Plan.

The 2019 Healthiest Employers honorees, listed alphabetically in size categories:

2-149 Employees
Elite Physical Therapy
Groov-Pin Corp.
Narragansett Bay Insurance Co.
Parkinson Technologies Inc.
Rhode Island Zoological Society

150-499 Employees
AstroNova Inc.
Children’s Friend
Cooley Group
Dominion Diagnostics LLC
Gentle Giant Moving Co.
Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island
Pawtucket Credit Union
Providence Community Health Centers Inc.
Rhode Island Medical Imaging Inc.

500-1,999 Employees
Blount Fine Foods Corp.
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island
Bryant University
South County Health
Thielsch Engineering Inc.

2,000-4,999 Employees
Benchmark Senior Living LLC
Brown University
FM Global
Gilbane Inc.
Ocean State Job Lot Inc.
Toray Plastics (America) Inc.
Tufts Health Plan

5,000+ Employees
Cintas Corp.
CVS Health Corp.
International Game Technology PLC
Lifespan Corp.

The event celebrating the Healthiest Employers will take place from noon to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8, at the Providence Marriott Downtown. Make plans to attend by visiting the PBN Events page.

William Hamilton is PBN staff writer and special projects editor. You can follow him on Twitter @waham or email him at hamilton@pbn.com.