Ovation Recognized as Level 3 Healthy Workforce Partner by Metro Hartford Alliance
June 29, 2011
Farmington, CT - Ovation Benefits, a national leader in workforce health improvement and one of the largest independent benefits brokers in the country has been recognized as a Healthy Workforce Partner with the Metro Hartford Alliance, receiving a level 3, Gold designation. The designation by the Metro Hartford Alliance underlines the commitment of Ovation's senior leadership to providing the company's employees with a healthy workplace.
With over a decade of committed leadership in the burgeoning market of workforce health, Ovation Benefits is increasingly dedicated to developing a better understanding about the risk factors that drive health expense and their connection to preventable disease. Ovation's culture of good health has enabled the company to reduce health risk factors amongst their employees, as well as reduce total health care costs; two key components of obtaining Gold status.
“Good health is good business, and our company is built on helping employers and employees to prevent and reverse the course of chronic disease,” says Bill Carew, President and CEO of Ovation Benefits and the head of the Healthy Workforce 2015 initiative for the Alliance. “We are proud to be a leader in the Alliance as we promote the tremendous investments in workforce health that employers in our region are making.”
Healthy Workforce is an initiative of the Metro Hartford Alliance that emphasizes the importance of developing and sustaining healthy workplaces in the overall effort to support continual economic growth in the region, making Hartford a premier place to live and work. Level 3 Partners are recognized for their success in lowering health care costs through the reduction of health risk factors in the workplace, as well as pledging to numerous health-oriented initiatives including health education programs, promoting a healthy workplace, measuring health outcomes, and leading others into partnership with the Metro Hartford Alliance.
ABOUT METRO HARTFORD ALLIANCE
The MetroHartford Alliance is Hartford's Chamber of Commerce and the Hartford Region's Economic Development Leader. Formed in 2001, the MetroHartford Alliance united the business expertise of Hartford's Chamber of Commerce (founded in 1799) and the economic development leadership of the MetroHartford Economic Growth Council to create the Region's leading business and economic development organization. The Alliance brings together 1,000 businesses, education and healthcare institutions, municipalities, non-profit organizations, and government leaders who are invested in the Hartford Region's future economic growth and its viability for robust business development. To that end, the Alliance supports pro-growth legislation, helps local companies expand, assists start-ups, encourages government investment in key infrastructure assets, develops programs for young professionals, and recruits companies from out of state to build a presence in the Region. The mission of the MetroHartford Alliance is to compete aggressively and successfully for jobs, talent and capital for the Hartford Region and to ensure that the Hartford Region is a premier place for all people to live, work, play and raise a family.
ABOUT OVATION BENEFITS
Ovation Benefits, established in 2002, is the national leader in Workforce Health Improvement and one of the largest independent benefit brokers in the nation, representing more than 250 employers and more than 100,000 individuals in 43 states. Ovation's clients include small business, middle market and Fortune 1000 employer groups and more than 40 cities, towns and boards of education. “TakeCharge” is Ovation's new fully integrated, turnkey product platform that incorporates best in class health improvement benefits, incentives, interventions and member support designed to deliver sustainable cost reduction through health improvement and unparalleled employee engagement. For further information, please visit www.ovationbenefits.com.