Navigation Links
WellPoint, Inc. Receives 2010 Diversity Leader Award(R)
Date:1/13/2010

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) is pleased to announce it has received a "2010 Diversity Leader Award®" in the January/February issue of Profiles in Diversity Journal for demonstrating outstanding diversity communication practices during the past year.

WellPoint continues to be recognized among the nation's leaders in diversity and inclusion practices and has received multiple honors in recent years including recognition as a Top 50 Company for Diversity by DiversityInc; a Top Company for Executive Women by the National Association of Executive Women; a Top 50 Company for Latinas according to LATINA Style Magazine; Innovation in Multicultural Health Care Award by NCQA; a Top 50 Employer by Equal Opportunity Publications, CAREERS and disABLED Magazine; Best Company for Blacks in Technology by Black Data Processing Associates & WorkplaceDiversity.com; and WellPoint CEO Angela Braly was the recipient of the 2009 CEO Diversity Leadership Award.  

"We are pleased and proud to be recognized by Profiles in Diversity Journal as one of the recipients of the 2010 Diversity Leader Award®," said Linda Jimenez, Chief Diversity Officer and vice president, Diversity & Inclusion, WellPoint, Inc.  "WellPoint continues to innovate and implement diversity and inclusion policies that expand opportunities for our associates and allow WellPoint to more effectively conduct business and communicate with members in our affiliated health plans.  One way we are able to develop unique diversity approaches and practices is by engaging our associates in the process and relying on their insights and input.  WellPoint is grateful for the award and we will continue to strive to improve diversity and inclusion at WellPoint, as well as among the businesses with whom we collaborate."

WellPoint's unique approaches, including its Associate Resource Groups (ARGs) and its diversity ambassador program, are part of the reason for its continued national recognition in diversity.  WellPoint's ARGs are voluntary, associate-driven groups open to all WellPoint associates. These groups center around one of the many dimensions of diversity -- most commonly race, gender, cultural background, disabilities, sexual orientation and generation.  ARGs are considered a key initiative to attract, retain and develop diverse talent; build a culture of inclusion; leverage internal diversity expertise; enhance customer connections, and provide leadership development opportunities for associates.  

WellPoint also has more than 250 associates who are diversity and workplace culture ambassadors from different business units and job levels that reflect the diversity of the associate population.  Ambassadors act as frontline advocates and role models of WellPoint's values and commitment to diversity and inclusion.  These, along with many other diversity and inclusion initiatives allow WellPoint to continue being on the forefront of organizational inclusion and diversity policies.    

Now in its 12th year, Profiles in Diversity Journal is a bi-monthly magazine focusing on diversity/inclusion in business, government, healthcare, non-profit, higher education and military settings. The focus of the Journal is on senior leadership, best practices, benchmarking, workforce diversity strategies, recognition of employee contribution, and features about what makes organizations great.

About WellPoint, Inc.

WellPoint works to simplify the connection between Health, Care and Value. We help to improve the health of our communities, deliver better care to members, and provide greater value to our customers and shareholders. WellPoint is the nation's largest health benefits company, with more than 34 million members in its affiliated health plans. As an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, WellPoint serves members as the Blue Cross licensee for California; the Blue Cross and Blue Shield licensee for Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri (excluding 30 counties in the Kansas City area), Nevada, New Hampshire, New York (as the Blue Cross Blue Shield licensee in 10 New York City metropolitan and surrounding counties and as the Blue Cross or Blue Cross Blue Shield licensee in selected upstate counties only), Ohio, Virginia (excluding the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C.), Wisconsin; and  through UniCare. Additional information about WellPoint is available at www.wellpoint.com.

SOURCE WellPoint, Inc.

RELATED LINKS
http://www.wellpoint.com

'/>"/>

SOURCE WellPoint, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. WellPoint, BCBSA, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida and HCSC Collaborate to Expand Access to Health Care Cost Information
2. Charles Kennedy, M.D., Vice President for Health Information Technology, WellPoint, Inc., Appointed to National Health I.T. Policy Committee
3. National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship, UCLA, WellPoint, and Genentech Launch Initiative to Provide Coordinated Follow-Up Care for People Surviving Cancer
4. Dr. Charles Kennedy, Vice President of Health Information Technology for WellPoint, Inc., to Present Today at The 4th Annual World Healthcare Innovation and Technology Congress (WHIT v.4.0)
5. Shareholder Class Action Filed Against WellPoint, Inc. by the Law Firm of Schiffrin Barroway Topaz & Kessler, LLP
6. Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Investigation on Behalf of Current and Former Employees of WellPoint, Inc. Who Invested in the WellPoint Retirement Savings Plan
7. ALS Therapy Development Institute Receives $1.6 Million Grant From the Department of Defense for Lou Gehrigs Disease Research
8. deCODE Receives Nasdaq Deficiency Notice
9. Masimo Rainbow SET(R) SpHb(TM) Measurement Receives New CPT Code and Medicare Pricing
10. Lexi-Comp, Inc. Receives Weatherhead 100 Honor
11. All-Time Giant Great Receives Humanitarian of the Year Award
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/19/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... February 19, 2017 , ... ... proven to result in better care, and MEDfx and the Delaware Health Information ... of Delaware. , As the nation’s first state-wide health information exchange, DHIN stores ...
(Date:2/18/2017)... , ... February 17, 2017 ... ... for Devicemakers , Sponsored by Axendia, **FDAnews Free Webinar**, March 1, 2017 ... manufacturers looking to reduce their regulatory burden? Pay dividends in enhanced and ...
(Date:2/18/2017)... Lewisberry, PA (PRWEB) , ... February 17, 2017 , ... ... more about the Stannah Stairlift and other Butler products. Ken was impressed with ... team, and agreed to endorse the product on his show. This endorsement by ...
(Date:2/18/2017)... ... ... Park Cities Pet Sitter President, Joette White, has been featured on Episode 304 ... episode, which was posted this week, features a 30-minute interview of White by Moore ... Sitter’s being awarded the 2017 National Association of Professional Pet Sitter’s Business of the ...
(Date:2/18/2017)... ... February 18, 2017 , ... ... the latest information and contact points to easily connect elderly veterans of America's ... living, and elder-care funding. It also conveys material on this year's increase in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/18/2017)... 17, 2017 Research and Markets has announced the ... to their offering. ... report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada ... Asia-Pacific , Latin America , and Rest ... through 2022. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... 17, 2017 Arvinas LLC, a private biotechnology ... protein degradation, today announced the presentation of new preclinical ... a poster session at the American Society of Clinical ... Orlando, FL. "The ... and the potential of PROTACs to drive durable and ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... , Feb. 17, 2017   Risperdal lawsuits involving ... allegedly associated with use of the atypical antipsychotic medication ... Court of Common Pleas, where the state,s ... program. According to a notice posted on the ... a meeting on March 9, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: