OrthoForum member, OrthoCarolina, has been named Charlotte’s Healthiest Employers by the Charlotte Business Journal for the second year in a row. Their score was the highest overall for any company in the category for this year’s awards.
The Healthiest Employers awards program highlights local companies embracing the benefits of health and fitness programs for their employees.
OrthoCarolina offers the wellness program, Be Well, to all employees. 90 percent of the staff in their 39 locations participate in the program. Since 2014, OrthoCarolina has saved around $1.2 million each year in employee healthcare costs due to the program.
In addition to the Be Well program, they also provide a companywide comprehensive approach to total body wellness, that includes fitness, nutrition, health screenings, education, and personal motivation services.
OrthoCarolina currently employs approximately 1,600 people.