Gilead Sciences Wins Workplace Health Award from American Heart Association: BaySport Partners with Gilead Sciences in Health and Wellness to Claim Silver Achievement
BaySport client, Gilead Sciences, is recognized by the American Heart Association for their achievement in providing its employees’ quality and effective workplace health programs, earning them the Silver Award.
BaySport partners with Gilead Sciences to provide their global employee workforce of over 5,000 people, resources including biometric health screenings, health fairs, wellness promotions, flu vaccination clinics, monthly newsletters, and managing their on-site fitness centers. “It’s a pleasure to work with Gilead Sciences because they care about their employees,” said Jessica Olsen, Program Director of Gilead Sciences’ Health and Wellness Program. “The Silver Workplace Health Achievement recognition from the American Heart Association proves that we are doing all the right things to ensure best practices are in place to support Gilead employees’ wellbeing.”
The American Heart Association has defined best practices for employers to use to build a culture of health for their employees in the workplace. The Association’s Workplace Health Achievement Index measures the extent to which the company has implemented those workplace health best practices. Companies recognized at the Silver level have achieved an Index score of 130 – 174 out of a maximum 217 points.
About BaySport, Inc.
Founded in 1987, BaySport is a leading provider of preventive medicine, physical therapy, and corporate health services with offices in San Francisco, Redwood City, Santa Clara, and Los Gatos. With over 100 corporate clients, BaySport has developed many clinic and worksite based programs aimed at improving employee health and reducing employer health costs. From corporate fitness center management to health screening services to executive physical examinations, the BaySport staff is able to help participants identify health risks and make lifestyle adjustments to reduce their risk of heart attack or stroke, certain cancers, and other diseases. More information about BaySport, Inc. is available at www.baysport.com.
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