2023 Healthiest Employers of the Triad

October 10, 2023 – In partnership with Springbuk, we are excited to announce our honorees for the 2023 Healthiest Employers of the Triad.

2023 Healthiest Employers of the Triad
October 10, 2023

In partnership with Springbuk, we are excited to announce our honorees for the 2023 Healthiest Employers of the Triad.

All applicants were considered for our Healthiest 100 Workplaces America award which was announced on October 4

82.4% of the Triad companies surveyed are on a hybrid schedule where employees are in the office on specific days. 17.6% work onsite or in-person and 0 companies are fully remote. 

Additionally, some notable statistics from this year’s groups include:

  • 94.1% of companies provide tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • 88.2% report financial classes and seminars to support the financial well-being of their employees
  • 70.6% created peer support groups to support mental well-being
  • 41.2% host health and well-being fairs
  • 23.5% have introduced company-wide “no meeting” days or times each week

Congratulations to this year’s finalists!

*Please note that employee counts are based on full-time employees.

250 to 999 Employees

1st Randolph County Government – Asheboro – 885 Employees

Randolph County is a local government entity, part of the Piedmont Triad region, and considered the state's geographic center. The county is overseen by a County Manager and governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners. Randolph County is also home to the NC Zoo and the Richard Petty Museum.

Randolph County provides its employees with a range of unique wellness initiatives, such as a Standing Desk program, Health Coaching, free Personal Training, on-site fitness rooms, Feng Shui consultations, and medical concierge/advocacy. One standout offering is the Pet Therapy program, featuring certified therapy dogs that visit all departments, with additional focus on First Responders and the Critical Incident Stress Management program. The county also operates a 24/7 hotline offering comprehensive support, connecting employees and spouses to resources for health coaching, biometrics, housing, childcare, food assistance, employee referrals, financial aid, and crisis intervention. 

Randolph County has expanded its employee wellness initiatives by partnering with a local counseling group. This collaboration offers therapy and counseling services to employees and their families at no cost for up to three sessions per topic. Additionally, the counseling group conducts on-site training on mental health topics every quarter across all departments. Specialized support is provided through trained peer groups embedded in high-risk departments like Emergency Services, Sheriff’s Office, Department of Social Services, Animal Services, and Juvenile Day Reporting. Other programs include Critical Incident Stress Management for First Responders, conflict resolution/mediation for departments facing conflicts, and regular Pet Therapy dog visits to all departments, with extended support for high-stress departments. The county also offers a 24-hour Well-being Hotline, connecting employees and spouses with confidential third-party vendors trained to provide appropriate health and well-being resources. 

2nd Allegacy Federal Credit Union – Winston-Salem – 409 Employees
3rd WithersRavenel Inc. – Cary – 406 Employees
4th Truliant Federal Credit Union – Winston-Salem – 949 Employees
5th Samet Corporation – Greensboro – 509 Employees

1,000 to 4,999 Employees

1st Qorvo – Greensboro – 4,408 Employees

Qorvo supplies innovative semiconductor solutions that make a better world possible. They combine product and technology leadership, systems-level expertise, and global manufacturing scale to quickly solve customers' most complex technical challenges. 

Qorvo's health and well-being program, Life+, includes a robust musculoskeletal health initiative. They implemented Kaia Health, a digital therapy treatment for back and joint pain, providing employees with a personalized care plan and AI-based Motion Coach for PT-grade feedback 24/7. Virtual wellness breaks, physical therapy clinic partnerships, chair massage events, and Theragun devices were also introduced to support musculoskeletal health. The program's success is evident from the significant decrease in members with musculoskeletal diagnoses, claimants, and paid claims for musculoskeletal issues year over year. These initiatives have effectively improved the musculoskeletal health of Qorvo's employees.

2nd Syngenta – Greensboro – 4,435 Employees
3rd City of High Point – High Point – 1,450 Employees
4th High Point University – High Point – 1,100 Employees
5th Inmar Intelligence – Winston-Salem – 4,045 Employees

5,000+ Employees

1st Atrium Health – Charlotte (Local Office: Winston-Salem) – 70,000 Employees

Atrium Health is a nationally recognized leader in shaping health outcomes through innovative research, education, and compassionate patient care. Atrium is renowned for its top-ranked pediatric, cancer, and heart care as well as organ transplants, burn treatments, and specialized musculoskeletal programs.

The most unique benefit currently in place is the "One-on-One Rx" service, provided by pharmacists from CarolinaCARE, Atrium Health's mail-order pharmacy. This service offers free medication reviews exclusively for Atrium Health teammates and their dependents. It allows direct interaction with pharmacists who possess expertise in Atrium's prescription benefit, providing insights into medication-related issues and suggesting cost-effective alternatives. The service facilitates collaboration between pharmacists and teammates' healthcare providers, addressing issues that may arise when contacting doctors directly.

In terms of program effectiveness, in 2022, the One-on-One Rx team conducted 4,565 interventions, resulting in approximately $6,793,133 in cost savings for teammates and their families. The success continues in 2023, with 1,502 interventions in January and February, accounting for around $1.8 million in savings. Additionally, since the reinstatement of financial incentives post-COVID, the program has helped teammates earn approximately $96,625 in incentives toward their HSA/FSA accounts through One-on-One Rx sessions.

2nd U-Haul International – Phoenix, Arizona (Multiple Local Offices) – 17,170 Employees
3rd Lincoln Financial Group – Radnor, Pennsylvania (Local Office: Greensboro) – 11,272 Employees
4th Novant Health – Winston-Salem – 27,709 Employees
5th Terracon, Inc. – Olathe, Kansas (Local Office: Greensboro) – 5,554 Employees