Holland Hospital Receives Healthiest 100 Workplaces Award

Employers, the leader in employee health analytics, best practices and benchmark data, this week announced its 2014 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America award winners.  Holland Hospital ranked 49th on the list, earning recognition for its broad range of corporate wellness programs and employee wellness initiatives.


“This highly selective award recognizes employers who demonstrate exceptional leadership in using wellness as a strategy to drive workplace productivity, employee health, and community wellbeing,” explains Rod Reasen II, President of Healthiest Employers.  “As these employers demonstrate, every organization has a path to the Healthiest 100, regardless of size, industry or geography."


The 2014 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America award recognize employers who have comprehensively incorporated the most effective employee wellness programs and practices.  "We are humbled by this recognition - and very proud,” says Chuck Kohlruss, Vice President of Human Resources & Operations Support.  “We've worked hard to create a culture of wellness at Holland Hospital with a variety of programs and services.  Good health is important to all of us and affects every aspect of an individual's personal and work life.”


According to Healthiest Employers, award winners have successfully implemented practical, effective and continuously improving corporate wellness strategies for creating a sustainably healthy workplace.  “It is an honor to be in the top 100 Healthiest Workplaces in America,” says Sandy Navarro, Holland Hospital Employee Wellness Coordinator.  “We believe that by taking care of ourselves, we are better able to take care of our patients.  Together, we have created an environment that supports wellness both at work and at home.” 


Holland Hospital serves the health care needs of the greater Holland area and surrounding communities in Ottawa and Allegan counties with a 189-bed main campus and numerous off-site locations.  The hospital medical staff includes more than 300 primary care and specialty physicians with support from approximately 2,000 full- and part-time hospital employees. Holland Hospital has been ranked among the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health (formerly Thomson Reuters) for eight consecutive years and named to Healthgrades America’s 100 Best hospitals list. 


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