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Employee Health Management Awards

The HERO Employee Health Management (EHM) Awards honor dedication and commitment to the field, and acknowledge out-standing achievements in the practice of EHM in the areas of Leadership and Research. Honorees are asked to share their experiences in EHM with their peers at the HERO Forum was during the awards ceremony. The 2014 HERO Forum for Employee Health Management Solutions will be held at the Westin San Diego, CA, Sept 30 - Oct. 2, 2014.

The Bill Whitmer Leadership Award

David Anderson The Bill Whitmer Leadership Award is shaped by and honors the decades of hard work and vision in the field of employee health management (EHM) by Bill Whitmer. As the co-founder and former CEO of HERO, the Health Enhancement Research Organization, Bill (and HERO) issued a loud Wake Up Call for Corporate America that our nation was in the midst of a perfect storm of poor health, an aging population and rising health care costs. Bill spent years bringing together leaders in the EHM industry – employers, researchers, providers, payors and consultants – and insisting that together, we represented a powerful force with the ability to positively impact the health of our nation. Today, HERO’s membership, and its voice and power as an agent for change have more than doubled.
2013 Winner:
David Anderson, PhD

Award Criteria    Nomination Form  

The Mark Dundon Research Award

Nico Pronk  The Mark Dundon Research Award honors the courage, vision and leadership in the area of research that Mark Dundon provided to the field of EHM management for the decades that he spent working in the healthcare industry. Best known within the ranks of the HERO membership as the co-founder and former Chairman of the Board of HERO, Mark’s contributions to the field of EHM research and the healthcare field in general include running a health care system in Tennessee, and providing the seed money for ground-breaking research.
2013 Winner:
Nicolaas Pronk, PhD
Award Criteria   Nomination Form  

The Jerry Noyce Executive Health Champion Award

Hank Orme The Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO) has identified the role of executive leadership as vital to successful Employee Health Management. In an effort to nurture this growing industry practice, HERO wishes to recognize executives that have directly impacted the health of their organization and positively influenced the corporate culture.

This award will be presented to a person of senior leadership status, (e.g., CEO, CFO, VP) who has made an outstanding contribution towards the advancement of EHM within their company
2013 winner:
Hank Orme
Award Criteria   Nomination Form  

The Heart of HERO Award
 
HERO logo HERO recognizes health and wellness practitioners that have directly impacted the health of their organization and the associated outcomes. This award will be presented to a person directly involved in the day to day operations of employee health management (EHM), (Wellness Directors, Health Managers, Human Resource and Benefit Professionals, etc.) who has made an outstanding contribution towards the advancement of EHM within their company.  
 
  
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Previous Winners

Review the list of previous winners of the HERO EHM Awards

2012
2011

Submission Instructions

Finalists will be contacted for additional information.
Honorees receive complimentary airfare, hotel accommodations and Forum registration fee for themselves to the HERO Forum. 

Important Dates

July 31, 2014 Deadline for awards submissions
August 5, 2014 Awardees selected and notified
September 30, 2014 Awards presentation at the HERO Forum

HERO Awards Committee
HERO would like to thank the efforts of the HERO Awards Committee.

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