Virtua earns Healthy Workplace Award in 2013
Virtua was again recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal for its employee wellness program. This recognition marks the fourth consecutive year Virtua has been identified as one of the healthiest workplaces in the region.
Forty-two organizations were among the finalists at this year's awards ceremony as Delaware Valley companies continue to focus their efforts on expanding their employee wellness programs.
"It is very exciting to see more and more organizations embracing a wellness strategy and investing in the health and well-being of their employees," said Andrew Faupel, Director or Wellness.
As a leader in Wellness, Virtua won the top-spot in the competition in 2009 as "Best in Show" and has remained among the elite companies in the competition every year.
As one of New Jersey’s largest health systems, Virtua helps people be well, get well and stay well through a comprehensive range of health care services. Services are delivered through three health and wellness centers, three fitness centers, four acute care hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices with more than 240 physicians, urgent care centers, seven ambulatory surgery centers, home health services, two long-term care and rehabilitation centers, 12 paramedic units and a wide range of outpatient services. A leader in maternal and child health services, Virtua delivers almost 8,000 babies a year. Virtua also provides employment and wellness services to 1,700 businesses and corporations. An innovator in clinical and information technology such as electronic medical records, Virtua is recognized for its ground-breaking partnerships with GE Healthcare
, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
and the Fox Chase Cancer Center
. It is the official orthopedic provider for the Philadelphia Flyers
. Virtua employs more than 8,400 people and has been honored as the #1 Best Place to Work in the Delaware Valley for seven consecutive years. It is the recipient of the Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corporation. For more information, visit www.virtua.org