SOURCE: Limeade

Limeade

April 17, 2012 11:30 ET

Swedish Medical Center Selects Limeade to Improve the Health and Well-Being of Their Employees

Swedish Joins Growing List of Leading Healthcare Providers to Engage Employees With Limeade

BELLEVUE, WA--(Marketwire - Apr 17, 2012) - Henry Albrecht, Limeade CEO, today announced that Swedish has selected Limeade to help engage their employees in health and well-being initiatives. Swedish joins a growing list of leading healthcare providers using Limeade, including Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Independent Health, Group Health Cooperative and Puget Sound Blood Centers. Swedish is the largest non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. Limeade is an online corporate wellness platform that builds happy, healthy, high-performance workforces.

Limeade's refreshingly positive, social approach is redefining engagement in the wellness industry with market-leading results. The Limeade-powered wellness program at Swedish will include a health and well-being assessment; personalized goal setting and tracking; preventative care; social challenges that keep people engaged year round; integration with the vast resources and tools available at Swedish; and incentives that reward and motivate employees. The wellness program created by Limeade for Swedish will be offered to all of Swedish's 11,000 union and non-union employees.

"We are excited to partner with such a forward thinking organization as we strive to establish a robust wellness program that helps our employees take care of themselves with the same level of care that we provide patients. We look forward to working with Limeade to create an award winning program in the years to come," said Jay Fathi, M.D., Medical Director of Primary Care and Community Health at Swedish.

"As a leader in the healthcare industry and a pillar in the Seattle community, we are thrilled to partner with Swedish to enhance the well-being and health of their employees. We're excited to energize Swedish employees with fun, social challenges that reward and recognize positive changes," said Henry.

About Swedish
Swedish has grown over the last 102 years to become the largest non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group -- a network of more than 100 primary-care and specialty clinics located throughout the Greater Puget Sound area. In addition to general medical and surgical care including robotic-assisted surgery, Swedish is known as a regional referral center, providing specialized treatment in areas such as cardiovascular care, cancer care, neuroscience, orthopedics, high-risk obstetrics, pediatric specialties, organ transplantation and clinical research. For more information, visit www.swedish.org, www.swedishcares.org, www.facebook.com/swedishmedicalcenter or www.twitter.com/swedish.

Swedish is affiliated with Providence Health & Services, which is a Catholic, not-for-profit organization founded by the Sisters of Providence in 1856 with 27 hospitals, 214 physician clinics and almost 53,000 employees across five states. Based in Renton, Wash., Providence Health & Services provides strategic and management services to integrated health-care systems in Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington State. For more information, visit www.providence.org.

About Limeade
Limeade is an enterprise wellness company focused on building happy, healthy, high-performance workforces. Limeade provides a refreshing alternative to traditional, antagonistic wellness approaches, and connects all wellness programs in an integrated, cohesive user experience. Limeade clients include Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, healthcare providers and health plans, and large, high-performance employers. Additional information about Limeade may be found at www.limeade.com.

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