Dell's Kathleen Angel Honored With Prestigious National Business Group on Health Award

Dell's Kathleen Angel Honored With Prestigious National Business Group on 
Health Award 
Human Resources Visionary Receives 11th Annual Award for Excellence
and Innovation in Value Purchasing 
WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwire) -- 03/07/13 --  The National Business
Group on Health, a non-profit group of more than 360 mostly large
U.S. employers, today awarded its 11th Annual Award for Excellence
and Innovation in Value Purchasing to Kathleen Angel, Executive
Director, Global Benefits and Mobility at Dell Inc. The prestigious
award recognizes Angel for her visionary leadership, her
contributions to thought leadership, effective benefits strategies
and health care delivery system reform, and her overall work in
health care quality, performance measurement and improvement. 
"Kathleen is a remarkable leader and innovator in the field of
corporate health benefits," said Helen Darling, President and CEO of
the National Business Group on Health, who presented the award to
Angel. "In addition to her outstanding contributions at Dell and
other organizations, she has brought vision, leadership skills and
support for cutting edge work for the Business Group and its employer
members. All of us congratulate Kathleen on receiving this
prestigious award."  
Under Angel's leadership, Dell has become a leader and innovator in
developing a culture of health for its employees and their families.
Dell's benefit programs incorporate nearly all of the best ideas for
value purchasing in the United States. Their offerings include a
robust wellness program with substantial financial incentives, and
onsite health care clinics. And to accelerate employee engagement,
Dell was an early adopter of text message as part of its mobile
communication. Dell's health culture and commitment to health are so
strong that it has been named a Best Employer for Healthy Lifestyles
at the highest level in each of the four years the company has
applied for the award.  
"We are delighted to honor Kathleen Angel's leadership and vision
about health benefits and health care through this award. She has
created an exemplary program at Dell," said Wayne Burton, MD, Chair
of the Award Committee of the Board of Directors. "Kathleen is not
only a leader in her field and an innovator of unique health care
benefit p
rograms and services, she is a role model and mentor to
tomorrow's generation of leaders." 
The award was presented to Angel at the National Business Group on
Health's annual Business Health Agenda conference held in Washington,
About the Award for Excellence and Innovation in Value Purchasing 
The Business Group annually awards individuals, organizations or
programs that encourage the efficient use of health care resources in
addition to improving quality and affordability; encourage excellent
practices that are started by or involve large employers; or have a
proven track record of increasing value in health care through
superior purchasing practices or have developed approaches,
methodologies and tools that enable outstanding health benefit
management practices. 
About the National Business Group on Health 
The National Business Group on Health is the nation's only non-profit
organization devoted exclusively to representing large employers'
perspective on national health policy issues and providing practical
solutions to its members' most important health care problems. The
Business Group helps drive today's health agenda while promoting
ideas for controlling health care costs, improving patient safety and
quality of care and sharing best practices in health benefits
management with senior benefits, HR professionals, and medical
directors from leading corporations. Business Group members, which
include 68 Fortune 100 companies, provide health coverage for more
than 50 million U.S. workers, retirees and their families. For more
information, visit 
Ed Emerman
Eagle Public Relations
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