Farmington, CT – May 10, 2023 - EmblemHealth has been recognized as a recipient of Workhuman’s 2023 Accelerate Award for the success of its employee recognition program, BRAVO!. The organization was recognized for this achievement during Workhuman’s industry-leading conference, Workhuman Live, which took place April 17 through April 20 in San Diego, California.
The EmblemHealth family of companies includes EmblemHealth, one of America's largest not-for-profit health insurers, and ConnectiCare, a leading health plan in Connecticut. The family of companies also includes medical practices AdvantageCare Physicians and BronxDocs, occupational health clinic EmblemHealth Health@Work, and EmblemHealth Family Dental as well as WellSpark Health, a barrier-breaking wellbeing company.
Workhuman’s Accelerate Award is given to the companies with the best social recognition program launches. Recipients of this award demonstrate best practices to deliver an integrated, values-based, robust launch to drive their program forward. The EmblemHealth family of companies launched its employee recognition program in April of 2022. One year later, 69 percent of managers have nominated their employees for an award through BRAVO! and 84 percent of employees have utilized the program to recognize their colleagues.
“At EmblemHealth, recognition is key to our company culture,” said Bill Voigt, Chief Human Resources Officer, EmblemHealth. “Our employee recognition program, BRAVO!, is a testament to our commitment to ensuring employees feel valued for their contributions, feel inspired to succeed, and live out the values of our organization.”
“Recognition is a powerful tool that can be used to encourage and motivate our employees to perform at their best,” said Adele Balboni, Director Total Rewards and Wellness, EmblemHealth. “Recognition programs, like BRAVO!, take time and diligence to implement. I am honored to accept this award in recognition of our continued efforts to make employees feel valued for their work.”
“Fostering an inclusive, engaging company culture that unites employees is top priority for business leaders across the globe, and organizations like EmblemHealth are setting an outstanding example of what employee experience should be. We at Workhuman are proud to recognize the team with the Accelerate Award for their outstanding recognition program launch,” said Zoe Peterson-Ward, Chief Customer Officer, Workhuman.
Driving a more human-centric workplace can foster inclusivity, engagement, and wellbeing. With a socially connected employee recognition solution powered by Workhuman’s secure, SaaS platform, EmblemHealth is helping to create a supportive workplace where employees can thrive.