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St.LukesHealth Chairman Chris Dockray, left, with Premier Will Hodgman, Healthy Business Performance Group Director Alastair Lynch and St.LukesHealth CEO Paul Lupo.

An innovative joint venture between St.LukesHealth and Healthy Business Performance Group will set a new standard of support for the health and wellbeing of Tasmanians in the corporate sector.

Announced at the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Premier’s Cocktail Party in mid-November, the initiative will directly provide employees with access to health and wellbeing programs.

The partnership will see St.LukesHealth supporting Healthy Business Performance (HBP) Group with health insurance products while HBP Group will provide St.LukesHealth corporate members and employees with programs across areas including injury, fatigue and health risk mitigation.

St.LukesHealth Chairman Mr Chris Dockray said the joint venture would be another innovative collaboration for the organisation.

“St.LukesHealth is moving away from the old indemnity model to one where we are fully engaged with the healthcare and health literacy of our members,” Mr Dockray said.

“In addition to our traditional health insurance products, St.LukesHealth will be further supporting Tasmanian employers with access to workforce health and wellbeing programs through our partnership with HBP group.”

HBP Group Managing Director, Ricky Langford said the organisation’s innovative and proven methodology was designed to assist participants achieve real results that will be reflected in the workplace as well as their family and social lives.

“Our success has been built on the back of our strong ethos that healthy individuals make healthy organisations,” Mr Langford said.

One of the Directors of HBP Group is former Tasmanian AFL star, Alastair Lynch, who understands the importance of good health along with the professional support to achieve your goals.

“The St.LukesHealth team are a high performing organisation and with their outstanding record we believe our partnership will provide better health outcomes for Tasmanian businesses,” Mr Lynch said.

HBP Group deliver health and wellbeing programs to businesses across Australia, New Zealand and PNG.

TCCI CEO Michael Bailey said he supported the St.LukesHealth’s initiative.

“It’s terrific to see a Tasmanian business showing a proactive response to Tasmania’s health needs,” Mr Bailey said.