MRIGlobal awarded top prize at Feb. 9 event.
Kansas City, Mo. – MRIGlobal was named Healthiest Employer in Kansas City Business Journal's Healthiest Employers competition (100-499 category).
MRIGlobal offers staff on-site wellness coaching, wellness room, nutrition programs, and dozens of programs each year. In 2016, the wellness room was remodeled to include a massage area and the recreation room was added to accommodate playing darts or pingpong.
For decades, MRIGlobal has maintained an on-site gym with an indoor basketball court, an array of fitness equipment, weights, and locker rooms. Outside, there are facilities for sand volleyball and touch football, plus a terraced amphitheater and access to great running/walking trails. During lunch and before and after work, MRIGlobal provides employees and their families with many types of free fitness classes.
This year, 22 companies with local offices made the finalist cut, based on wellness programming and benefits.
Competing employers were split into categories by global workforce size. Healthiest Employers LLC, a data research company, measured those factors. The assessment scored organizations on the wellness program's culture and leadership commitment, foundational components, strategic planning, communication and marketing, programming and interventions, and reporting and analysis.