The Helen Darling Award: Excellence in Health Care Value and Innovation recognizes outstanding employers that encourage the implementation of innovations that promote the efficient and cost-effective use of health care resources while demonstrating a track record of enhancing the employee health care experience and creating sustainable and high value programs.

Award Criteria

  • Must be innovative
  • Have proven results in increasing health care value by improving quality and health outcomes
  • In pursuit of alternative delivery payment models
  • Breaking traditional paradigms and disrupting the market in a positive way

Submission Process

Eligible companies/programs are selected by an internal award nomination committee.

 

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Helen Darling Award
Helen Darling Award:
Excellence in Health Care Value and Innovation

The Helen Darling Award: Excellence in Health Care Value and Innovation recognizes outstanding employers that encourage the implementation of innovations that promote the efficient and cost-effective use of health care resources

2020 Winner
Cerner Corporation for development of an innovative Center of Excellence bariatric program; a comprehensive maternity; program; medical coverage for fertility treatments; and comprehensive solutions to address mental health.

Winner Details

Business Group on Health presented the Helen Darling Award at our Workforce Strategy conference.

Past Winners

2019

Walmart Corporation

Walmart, Inc. for its custom Centers of Excellence, direct contracting Accountable Care Organization relationships and management of prescription drug utilization.

2018

Costco Wholesale Corporation

Costco Wholesale Corporation for its network strategy and leadership in addressing the behavioral health of their employees.