MILWAUKEE – Children’s Hospital
of Wisconsin said Wednesday it has been awarded the Well
Workplace Gold status for the third time.
This designation is given by the Wellness Council of America,
and its local affiliate, Wellness Council of Wisconsin,
according to a statement. The Gold Well Workplace Award
recognizes the hospital for its commitment to the health and
well-being of its employees, the statement said.
“Not only has Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin created a
world-class wellness program, but they have
also worked to integrate wellness programming into their vision
and mission,” said Ryan
Picarella, president of WELCOA. “Truly, Children’s Hospital is
forging new ground in workplace
wellness "linking health promotion objectives to business
The organization’s wellness initiatives include a web-based
program, which features a
variety of health-focused challenges, educational opportunities
and nutrition and fitness activities.