Workplace Health Achievement Recognitions

Workplace Health 2016 Achievement Recognitions

Companies recognized by the American Heart Association meet AHA criteria for their achievement to implement quality employee health programs in a workplace environment characteristic of culture of health best practices.

Congratulations to our 2016 Recognized Companies:

2016 Recognized Companies

The Workplace Health Achievement Index was called for and tested by the AHA’s CEO Roundtable to provide employers with best practices to evaluate the quality and effectiveness of workplace health programs.

“Our CEO members have collectively pledged to improve the health level of our nation’s companies, their employees, and communities,” said Henry Kravis, Co-CEO and Co-Chairman of KKR and Co-Chairman of the AHA CEO Roundtable. “We hope other companies will join us in this important mission and that ultimately we can all recognize – and learn from – what leading employers are doing across the country.”

“These tools build on our companies’ successes and showcase what we’ve been learning,” said Terry Lundgren, Chairman and CEO of Macy’s, Inc. and co-Chairman of the CEO Roundtable. “Now, we invite others to use the tools and share their experiences so we can continue to learn what works to improve workplace health.”

The AHA CEO Roundtable companies have served as a learning laboratory environment to develop, test and refine the Workplace Health Achievement Index and additional resources for practical use.

CEO Roundtable Member Companies include:

  • American Heart Association
  • Anadarko
  • Aramark
  • AT&T
  • Bank of America
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Boston Scientific
  • CVS Health
  • Deloitte LLP
  • Dow
  • Express Scripts
  • HCA
  • Humana
  • IBM
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • KKR
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Macy’s, Inc.
  • Merck
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Nielsen
  • Time Warner
  • Smucker’s Big Heart Pet Brands
  • US Foods
  • VF Corporation
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance



Recognition Criteria


Recognition is based on a company’s cumulative score after completing the AHA’s online Workplace Health Achievement Index. 2016 recognitions are based on scores gathered as of a June 30, 2016 cut off.



Companies achieving Index scores between 175-217 points.



Companies achieving Index scores between 130-174 points.



Companies achieving Index scores between 86-129 points.

Early Adopters

Companies successfully completing all Index components with Index scores less than 86 points.


Recognition Benefits


Companies meeting criteria for Gold, Silver or Bronze recognition:

  • Are listed on AHA’s heart.org/workplacehealth website
  • Receive a congratulatory letter from American Heart Association CEO, Nancy Brown
  • Receive a plaque designating the recognition level for the year achieved
  • Are provided with a fill-in-the-blank press release for one-time use
  • Are provided with a digital icon badge designating the recognition level achieved. The badge may be used for internal and external websites, social media, employee recruitment and retention material.
  • All uses must be accompanied by an AHA authorized statement of relationship and adhere to usage guidelines.

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  • Self-assess your company against evidence-based AHA criteria
  • Receive a report on Index scores
  • Update the Index as you make improvements to build your culture of health
  • Annual cutoff deadline is set for March 31st of each year for determining
    AHA recognitions in July/August

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