CENTENNIAL, Colo., Dec. 5, 2017 — AlloSource, one of the nation's largest providers of cartilage, bone, skin, soft-tissue and cellular allografts for use in surgical procedures and wound care to advance patient healing, today announced it received recognition from the American Heart Association for promoting a workplace culture of health and well-being.
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. AlloSource received Silver-level recognition for its health and wellness efforts.
“Our role in healthcare gives us a firsthand look at the importance of health and wellness,” said Shelley Zelin, AlloSource Chief Human Resources Officer. “Providing a robust wellness program is one of the best ways we can invest in our employees. We are proud to identify new ways to give our staff and their families opportunities to take control of their health. This recognition from the American Heart Association is a wonderful honor and we look forward to continuing to expand our wellness offerings.”
AlloSource's wellness program has received local and national recognition for its commitment to driving employee health by empowering AlloSource associates and their families to become active participants in their own wellness. In addition, the company offers an onsite health clinic and fitness area. AlloSource also employs a full-time ergonomics auditor to help prevent and treat potential repetitive motion injuries.
The 2017 Workplace Health Achievement Awards were presented Monday, December 4 in Denver, Colo.
AlloSource is one of the largest nonprofit cellular and tissue networks in the country, offering more than 200 types of precise cartilage, cellular, bone, skin and soft-tissue allografts to advance patient healing. For more than 20 years, AlloSource's products have bridged the proven science of allografts with the advanced technology of cells, offering life-saving and life-enhancing possibilities in spine, sports medicine, foot and ankle, orthopedic, reconstructive, trauma and wound care procedures. As the world's largest processor of cellular bone allografts, fresh cartilage tissue for joint repair and skin allografts to help patients heal from severe burns, AlloSource delivers unparalleled expertise and service to its growing network of surgeons, partners, and the country's most reputable organ procurement organizations. The company is accredited by the American Association of Tissue Banks and is headquartered in Centennial, CO. For more information, please visit allosource.org or our educational website, allograftpossibilities.org.
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