NBGH honors five retail pharmacy operations for their company wellness programs

CVS, Walgreens, McKesson among those honored

WASHINGTON — The National Business Group on Health, a nonprofit association of large U.S. employers, on Wednesday honored five retail pharmacy operations for their company wellness programs, including CVS Caremark, McKesson, Target, Kroger and Walgreens. 

“We have a strong commitment to keeping our team members and our organization healthy, and we’re proud to be recognized as a leader in creating cultural and environmental programs that support employees in their lifestyle, and also foster behavior change to improve overall health and wellness,” stated Kathleen Wilson-Thompson, Walgreens SVP and chief human resources officer. “By giving our employees the most helpful tools and resources, we’re practicing every day our company’s overall purpose, which is to help people get, stay and live well.”

The retail pharmacy operations were among 63 U.S. employers that received the 2014 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles award at the Leadership Summit sponsored by the National Business Group on Health’s Institute on Innovation in Workforce Well-being.



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