ACI Specialty Benefits Strengthens CORE™, Enhances Corporate Wellness Program

January 10, 2012/San Diego, CA – Top-Ten Employee Assistance Program Provider ACI Specialty Benefits has undergone an enhancement and expansion of its corporate wellness program.

The CORE Wellness expansion is an exciting opportunity for clients to reap the benefits of a cutting-edge program that goes beyond Wellness 101™ incorporating all the tools and accessibility of Smartphones and
the internet, along with the personal touch and motivation provided by one-one-one coaching, explains ACI Senior Vice President of Marketing, Erin Krehbiel. The enhanced program accentuates the most effective aspects of the highly-successful AppleCore Wellness program while evolving and introducing fresh new tools geared toward engagement and results. The fundamentals of the CORE wellness program allow ACI experts to provide real outcomes for clients while providing ongoing program calibration to ensure optimal program
success and continue positive momentum.

Formerly known as AppleCore Wellness, the enhanced CORE Wellness program features a high-touch, hands-on, full-service health and productivity management program. The CORE Wellness program revolves around a three-pronged approach to success focused on building a personalized wellness program based on the specific employee population’s needs, engaging employees through a variety of initiatives and customized programs, and analyzing the results to specifically calibrate the program and make necessary improvements to ensure optimal results.

CORE Wellness also features a new, customized online portal that offers 24/7 instant access to wellness benefits and services tailored to personal health needs. The portal introduces the Personalized Wellness Dashboard where employees can access their individual Health Risk Assessments, build customized wellness plans, keep diet, food and exercise logs, and track all of their progress at their fingertips from
anywhere at any time.

The new online wellness portal is ACI’s response to the growing convergence of health and technology, and the demands of businesses looking for wellness programs that meet the needs of the 21st century employee, explains ACI Specialty Benefits Founder and CEO, Dr. Ann Clark. By going above and beyond typical wellness programs and offering a comprehensive tool for all clients to track customized wellness goals, build personalized diet and exercise plans, engage with health professionals, and much more, the CORE Wellness program allows ACI experts to focus on analyzing tangible results and producing tangible returns.

The CORE Wellness program also touts a variety of other features including unlimited professional wellness coaching via phone, email, or Skype, customized corporate engagement strategies, incentive-based program
design and management, tobacco cessation programs, local resource and vendor integration and much more.

About ACI Specialty Benefits

ACI Specialty Benefits ranks in the nation’s Top-Ten providers of employee assistance programs, wellness, student assistance, and work/life services to corporations worldwide. ACI’s CORE Wellness Program includes creative challenges, unlimited wellness coaching, health seminars, access to a 24/7 hands-on personal online wellness platform and a number of informative monthly publications. ACI is also proud to provide employee assistance program services to the employees at the City of Charlottesville. Founded in 1983, ACI remains a
privately-owned specialty benefits corporation, headquartered in San Diego. For more information regarding ACI’s CORE Wellness Program or any other of ACI’s EAP services, please visit
or email ACI at

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San Diego, CA 92121
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