Chris Cigarran is the Vice President of the Employer Solutions Market at Healthways. An outspoken advocate of health and well-being, Chris leads Healthways’ Employer Solutions Market. He and his team are responsible for developing and implementing customer focused strategic plans that reduce costs and increase the well-being of their people.
Before taking on his current role, Chris spent five of his ten years at Healthways as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) building a strategy to improve well-being for the company’s colleagues around the world. His leadership led directly to several national honors for Healthways, including being named to the 2008 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list, and receiving two National Business Group on Health gold medals.
Prior to joining Healthways in 2001, Chris spent several years as a consultant. He earned his undergraduate degree from Bucknell University and his Masters in Organization Development from Pepperdine University.
The healthcare costs are totally out of control and are taking up more and more of the company's and nation's budget each year. The financial cost for many organizations related to healthcare is in the hundreds of millions to billions dollars each year.
January 29, 2014