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Baptist Health South Florida
The Grow2Heal garden at Homestead Hospital is a creative solution to ongoing challenges with chronic disease management and preventive healthcare.
Hospital leadership dedicated vacant land adjacent to the hospital to develop an organic – and sustainable – garden as a way to offer employees and the community fresh, nutritious foods with a far-reaching impact.
Baylor Scott & White Health
In 2010 a committee was established to provide guidance and suggestions for the wellness program. The objective was to remove a majority of fried items with a few exceptions, start a grab & go program, add a healthy grill menu, and focus all new promotions towards a healthy lifestyle. The committee started the process by introducing small changes in phases.
Eli Lilly and Company
EHS Diabetes Hub:
Diabetes Prevention and Self-Management for our Employees
In an ongoing effort to help people live longer, healthier, more active lives, Lilly continues to enhance the benefits and resources offered to its employees. The EHS Diabetes Hub is a diabetes prevention and self-management program designed to serve Lilly employees at LCC, LTC and Clinton. The program is...Read More
Healthy Options at Employee Cafeterias
Two RWJBarnabas Health sites have gone “Fryless” and have also instituted pricing structures to offer healthy food and beverages at lower prices than unhealthy options. Vending offerings have also changed to provide 100% healthy options in these two sites. Other RWJBarnabas sites currently offer 70% healthy vending options and are following suit to ...Read More
The Hitchhiker's Guide to Route 66
The health and wellness initiative at AlphaMed Press focuses on fostering increased physical activity and sharing information on healthier diet options in a supportive and interactive team environment. Physical activity, like walking, can improve health and fitness by helping lose body fat and helping to prevent heart disease, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis...Read More
BHealthy and Beth Challenge
12 Week Wellness and healthy weight challenge offered free of charge to help employees increase their activity level and make better choices in the food they eat. Offered free of charge 3 times a year and focuses on healthy weight and lifestyle. The program offers support and lifestyle behavior education for healthy behaviors and prizes are awarded for goals met. ...Read More
Community Supported Agriculture
RTI International has made a commitment to sustaining a culture that values, enables, and supports healthy food choices, while providing access to healthy nutrition for the staff. In 2002, as part of a Golden LEAF Foundation initiative, NC State University's Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) teamed with the NC Cooperative Extension Service and RTI...Read More