December 30, 2011
Health Advocate™, Inc., the nation’s leading independent healthcare advocacy and assistance company, has been selected as a winner of the 21st annual Optimas Award by Workforce Management, the leading business publication for workforce management and human resources professionals. Health Advocate was awarded the Optimas Award in the Service category.
Optimas Awards are presented to companies across the globe in recognition of workforce management initiatives that directly improve business results. Awards are presented in the categories of General Excellence, Competitive Advantage, Corporate Citizenship, Financial Impact, Global Outlook, Innovation, Managing Change, Partnership, Service and Vision.
“We are honored to receive such a prestigious award and to be recognized for our services globally,” said Michael Cardillo, President, CEO and cofounder of Health Advocate. “This is a great accomplishment for us to be an honoree among some of the most well-respected companies worldwide. This award truly demonstrates our employees’ hard work and dedication to helping clients and members navigate the healthcare maze using cost effective and seamless solutions.”
“The Workforce Management Optimas Awards pay tribute to leading companies that share an aptitude and ability to provide tangible business results through forward‐thinking workforce initiatives,” said Todd Johnson, publisher of Workforce Management. “The winners have brought innovation, discipline and vision to their organizations, and positioned themselves for long‐term sustainability and vitality for success. This year’s winners are no exception.”
“As we look at the list of Optimas winners over the course of 20 years, we are proud to note that the majority have stood the test of time and remain some of the true leaders in workforce management practices today,” Johnson added.
About Health Advocate
Health Advocate™, Inc., the nation’s leading independent healthcare advocacy and assistance company, serves 22+ million Americans through more than 8,000 client relationships, including many of the nation’s largest companies, helping members personally navigate healthcare and insurance-related issues, saving time and money. Our Core Health Advocacy service is centered around our Personal Health Advocates, who assist members with a range of clinical, administrative and insurance-related issues. Our spectrum of add-on, complementary employee- and employer-based solutions include our Wellness Advocate™, Benefits Gateway and Health Information Dashboard™, EAP+Work/Life™, Personalized Health Messaging™ and decision support programs. The solutions are designed to lower healthcare costs, increase productivity and improve outcomes.
Founded in 2001 and headquartered in suburban Philadelphia, Health Advocate has been recognized, for the fifth consecutive year, as one of America’s fastest growing private companies by Inc. North America on Deloitte’s 2010 Technology Fast 500™, 2011 Enterprise Awards’ Life Sciences Company of the Year in the Greater Philadelphia Region, 2011 Entrepreneur of the Year in the Greater Philadelphia Region by Ernst & Young and is rated one of the Top 20 Best Places to Work by Philadelphia magazine.
Health Advocate is not affiliated with any insurance or third party provider.
Health Advocate does not replace health insurance coverage, provide medical care or recommend treatment.
About Workforce Management
Published by Crain Communications Inc, Workforce Management (workforce.com) is the leading business publication for workforce management and human resources professionals providing news, trends and analysis to over 54,500 print and 400,000+ registered online subscribers. Other products include a weekly e‐mail newsletter, Workforce Week®; twice‐monthly newsletter, Dear Workforce®, providing a forum for expert human resources Q&A; WorkforceHRjobs, a job board for HR professionals and the industry respected Optimas Awards. Entering its 90th year, Workforce Management magazine is one of the oldest and one of the largest continuously published business magazines in the United States.
The Optimas Award winners are featured in the December issue of Workforce Management magazine and online at http://www.workforce.com. For a complete list of Optimas Award winners visit, workforce.com/optimas.
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