Cincinnati Eye Institute named ‘Healthiest Employer’
Cincinnati Eye Institute (CEI) has been recognized as one of the top 100 'Healthiest Employers' in American, in a new ranking.
CEI ranked No. 85 according to Healthiest Employers, LLC, which evaluates corporate wellness programs. Other Cincinnati-based companies that made the list include The Kroger Co. (No. 38), TriHealth (No. 67), and Mercy Health (No. 74).
CEI has been honored for its commitment to employee health with exceptional corporate wellness programming. Award applicants were evaluated across six key categories: Culture and Leadership, Foundational Components, Strategic Planning, Communication and Marketing, Programming and Interventions, and Reporting and Analysis.
CEI developed Working on Wellness (WOW) program that raises awareness and offers rewards when employees engage in a variety of health activities. These include health screenings, volunteering with service projects, nutrition and fitness activities, and financial wellness meetings. In addition, CEI also sponsors several 5k events and encourages employee participation. Recognizing the importance of a healthy workforce, CEI also includes health-related activities in its company-wide bonus program.
“Since the development of our WOW program, we have been rewarded with a ‘zero-to-low’ single-digit premium increases,” said Karen Maxwell, VP of Human Resources at CEI. “We are seeing these efforts in our reduced premiums and healthier, happier employees.”