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Healthways Reviews

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Healthways President, CEO, and Director Ben R. Leedle Jr.
Ben R. Leedle Jr.
118 Ratings
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    Great concept, poor execution, care and respect of nurses delivering the product

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Sydney
    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Sydney

    I worked at Healthways full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Nice people, easy to get to. Great concept. They tried hard to offer a life work balance with fitness equipment and classes but often not enough time to use it. Good orientation and mentoring program during first months. 5 weeks leave. Great HR. Clean office with nice outlook. Fun stuff and team building half days

    Cons

    Micro-management. Metrics override good practice. Orientation time cut, poor new management support and development and minimal career opportunities. Not meeting metrics means you can't join in anything else, even product improvement. Poor pay scale for RNs, less than RN8, and reduction in benefits. IT stuck in a room without windows.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    2 weeks a year on the phones achieving metrics as part of everyone's performance metrics - would assist understanding, product improvement and valuing of the people revenue raising - i.e. floor clinicians. If you want to reduce office costs by getting more people to work at home, make it simpler and easier to do so.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Healthways Interviews

Updated 17 Sep 2014
Updated 17 Sep 2014

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    Health Coach Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Healthways.

    Interview Details

    I was contacted by email to set up a phone interview, the HR person had scheduling problems and missed the first two times we were supposed to talk. On the third scheduled time we spoke and she asked basic questions about my previous experience. She then scheduled me to come in and meet with the team for a second interview. They had a series of questions about behavior change and specific health issues.

    Interview Questions
    • Most questions were just different scenarios of behavior change.   Answer Question
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Healthways Awards and Accolades

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Training Top 125, Training, 2012
Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles (Gold), National Business Group on Health, 2009
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Additional Info

Website www.healthways.com
Headquarters Franklin, TN
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1981
Type Company - Public (HWAY)
Industry Health Care
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (AUD) per year

For health insurers, healthy plan members are cheap plan members; that's where Healthways comes in. The health services company provides disease management and wellness programs to managed care companies, self-insured employers, governments, and hospitals, with the ultimate goals of improving members' health and lowering health care costs. Its disease management programs help members manage chronic illnesses like diabetes and emphysema, making sure they keep up with treatment plans and maintain healthy behaviors. Healthways' wellness offerings, including its SilverSneakers... More

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