North Kansas City Hospital Earns Highest Achievable Honor by the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Healthy KC Award

Award recognizes WellRight's customer's efforts to support and champion wellness for its employees with platinum certification.

Chicago, IL (March 16, 2021): Semi-annually, in partnership with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s Healthy KC initiative recognizes area organizations for innovation and excellence in promoting a culture of health in the workplace through their wellness certification program. Certifications range from Honorable Mention up to Platinum and are based on five pillars of health and wellness: Nutrition, Physical Activity, Tobacco Cessation, Work-Life Integration and Design-Built Environment.

This year, the North Kansas City Hospital was awarded Platinum certification, the highest achievable honor. The award is given to local businesses who champion workplace wellness in an effort to draw attention to the overall health and well-being of their employees.

“As a hospital system, our team is on the front lines of the pandemic each and every day,” says Leia Darden, MPH, CWC, Wellness Coordinator for NKCH. “With the support of the WellRight platform, our wellness program is able to provide the right level of support at the right time. And it is an honor to be recognized by Healthy KC for our program.” 

President and CEO of WellRight, Tad Mitchell, adds, “We love it when companies like NKCH use our technology to invest in their people! We are particularly proud to support our hospital system clients during this time–especially when it comes to managing stress and anxiety, providing mental health support, and keeping their workforce healthy.” 

 

About WellRight: 

WellRight delivers complete wellness programs, addressing key dimensions of holistic health. Every aspect of the program has been designed to make well-being a lasting habit and includes variety and flexibility of customizable group and personal wellness challenges, a comprehensive Health Assessment, free coaching, clear progress bars to track results, and fun and customizable reward structures to build and maintain motivation and engagement. Learn more at https://www.wellright.com.

 

About North Kansas City Hospital:

For more than half a century, North Kansas City Hospital has been the Northland’s preferred healthcare provider. The hospital serves the community with 451 licensed beds, more than 3,000 employees, and 508 physicians representing 46 medical specialties. From a Level III neonatal intensive care unit to home health and hospice services, NKCH provides a lifetime of care.