Centennial, Colo. — August 9, 2018 — AlloSource, an organization dedicated to advancing the science and use of transplantable allogeneic cells and tissue, today announced it received Gold level recognition from the American Heart Association for promoting a workplace culture of health and wellbeing.
The American Heart Association’s Workplace Health Achievement Index scores companies of all sizes on 55 best practices in seven categories: leadership, engagement, programs, policies and environment, partnerships, communications, and reporting outcomes. The AHA created the Index in collaboration with its CEO Roundtable members from some of America’s largest companies who are committed to applying evidence-based approaches to improve the health of our nation’s companies.
“Our role in the healthcare industry reinforces the importance of promoting a healthy workplace for our staff and we commit to continuously improving our benefits holistically,” said Shelley Zelin, AlloSource Chief Human Resources Officer. “We are inspired by the important work our employees do every day and are proud to invest in their wellness, so they can honor the gift of tissue donation by helping patients heal.”
AlloSource’s program looks at employee health and wellness through a holistic approach that encompasses fitness, medical, educational and financial wellbeing. The organization has received local and national recognition for its commitment to promoting employee health by empowering AlloSource associates and their families to become active participants in their own wellness. The company offers everything from an onsite health clinic and fitness area and onsite fitness classes to educational classes on financial wellbeing and a tuition reimbursement program. In 2017, AlloSource received Silver-level recognition from the American Heart Association and is proud to have advanced to Gold-level recognition by continuing to improve the health of their workforce.
The 2018 Workplace Health Achievement Awards were presented Wednesday, August 8 in Denver, Colo.
AlloSource is dedicated to advancing the science and use of transplantable allogeneic cells and tissue through pioneering research in regenerative therapies. The organization offers life-saving and life-enhancing solutions in orthopedic, spine, burn and wound procedures to help restore patient health and mobility. As a world leader in cell-based products, fresh cartilage tissue for joint repair and skin allografts to help heal severe burns, AlloSource’s products bridge the proven science of allografts with the advanced technology of cells. The company is accredited by the American Association of Tissue Banks and is headquartered in Centennial, CO. For more information, please visit allosource.org.