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SwedishAmerican Health System Among Healthiest Companies in America

May 6, 2014

SwedishAmerican Health System announced today it has been named one of the “Healthiest Companies in America” by Interactive Health, the leading provider of outcomes-based health management solutions. SwedishAmerican was one of only 67 honorees from across the United States to be recognized for its efforts to prioritize employee wellness and create an ongoing culture of health.

“SwedishAmerican Health System is proud to be named one of the Healthiest Companies in America,” says SwedishAmerican President and CEO Dr. Bill Gorski. “The health and wellbeing of our employees is critical to our success and our role in the community. From innovations in our employee health plan offerings and incentives to the recent opening of our BetterLife Wellness Center, we are committed to a culture of good health.”

The “Healthiest Companies in America” award is given to organizations across the nation that achieved a company-wide low health risk status while sustaining high employee participation in their wellness program. The winning organizations demonstrated improved overall employee health across the following key health indicators: glucose, blood pressure, cholesterol and tobacco usage.

“It takes courage and commitment to develop a strategic approach to wellness, which is what each of our winners demonstrated in 2013,” says Joseph A. O’Brien, president and CEO of Interactive Health. “We are proud to honor them with the ‘Healthiest Companies in America’ award.”

For more information and to view a complete list, visit www.interactivehealthinc.com.

About SwedishAmerican Health System

SwedishAmerican is a not-for-profit, locally governed healthcare system, headquartered in Rockford, Illinois. The health system is comprised of two hospitals, 30 clinics, a home health care agency and a foundation.

About Interactive Health

Interactive Health is the leading provider of outcomes-based health management solutions designed to engage employees in the management of their health through early detection and identification of risk factors. Through Smart Testing and a personalized health risk assessment, a proven methodology is applied to detect health risk at the earliest possible stage. If health issues are detected, Interactive Health immediately intervenes to engage individuals with a personalized course of action. A unique achievable goal is assigned to each participant based on individual results and outcomes are measured using Interactive Health’s proprietary Health Index. Interactive Health has a 20-year track record of creating the Healthiest Companies in America.

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Katryna Kirby

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