Leonardtown, Maryland (Feb. 24, 2016) – Encouraging employees to maintain healthy lifestyles is a top priority of MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, which was recently named one of the Best and Brightest in Wellness companies by the National Association for Business Resources.  Companies who achieve this award have proven they recognize and celebrate quality and excellence in employee and worksite health.
“The majority of our employees are also residents of our county,” said Christine Wray, president of MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. “By focusing on helping our associates improve their health, we are also bettering the health of our community as a whole.”
The 2015 winning companies were evaluated by an assessment, created and administered by SynBella, the nation’s leading wellness systems firm. Company entries are examined statistically for quantitative data and examined on a point system based upon criteria to benchmark and improve wellness program effectiveness. They include outcomes, analysis and tracking, participation and incentives, benefits and programs, leadership, employee input, culture and environment.

About MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital
MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital (MSMH) is a full-service community hospital, delivering state-of-the-art emergency, acute inpatient and outpatient care in Leonardtown, Maryland. Nestled in a waterside community, MedStar St. Mary’s provides advanced technology with a dedication to excellence in all services provided. The not-for-profit hospital has been named among the nation’s Top 100 Hospitals™ and is an eight time recipient of the prestigious Delmarva Medicare Excellence Award. In addition, MSMH received the Maryland Performance Excellence award at the Platinum level in 2014 – the highest in the state. Our staff is committed to providing quality and compassionate medical care for all patients by coupling innovation with our outstanding team of Medical Staff members, associates and volunteers. Visit MedStarStMarys.org to learn more