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Healthways Reviews

183 Reviews
183 Reviews
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Healthways President, CEO, and Director Ben R. Leedle Jr.
Ben R. Leedle Jr.
123 Ratings

    Great concept, poor execution, care and respect of nurses delivering the product

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    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Sydney
    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Sydney

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


    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


    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
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Healthways Interviews

Updated 25 Nov 2014
Updated 25 Nov 2014

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    Health Education Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Healthways.

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    It took about three weeks after applying to get an initial phone screen. It went very well and I'm moving on yo speak with the manager. No indication of salary will be given. They will only ask your requirements and let you know if you are in the range or not. Seems like a way to low ball yourself. We shall see what happens!

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing unusual. Why are you a good fit? What is your experience? What can you bring yo the table? Generic interview questions.   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

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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