DETROIT, Oct. 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, was formally recognized as one of Michigan's Best and Brightest in Wellness™. Compuware was presented the award at the morning's Michigan's Best and Brightest in Wellness Symposium and Awards Gala. The award is the premier program that honors companies and organizations that promote and celebrate quality and excellence in worksite health promotion. "Compuware has a long-standing commitment to the health and wellness of our employees, we are honored by the recognition and committed to continued innovation in our wellness programming," said Tom Anderson, Compuware's Director of Wellness and Worklife. "This is truly a win-win scenario, whereby our team members benefit from the resources and programming extended to them, and we benefit from the strength and productivity of a healthy, vital and engaged workforce." The Best and Brightest in Wellness™ winners were evaluated by using the WellCompanies™ assessment, created and administered by Wellco, the nation's leading wellness systems firm, on key measures in various categories. The categories include policies; environment; leadership; awareness and motivation; assessment and intervention; incentives and integration; measurement; and health care costs. "Having a healthy and happy workforce leads to a healthy company bottom line. This year's winning companies represent high standards and an exceptional commitment to healthy employees, healthy families and a healthy community," said Jennifer Kluge, Michigan Business and Professional Association/Michigan Food and Beverage Association President and CEO. The MBPA and MFBA are the presenting organizations for the Best and Brightest in Wellness™ program. Compuware provides comprehensive perks and benefits, including comprehensive medical and dental plans, flexible work arrangements, and extensive health and wellness programming and resources. The company actively works to support its employees' work/life balance by offering worldwide wellness programs, state-of-the art wellness and child development centers in its headquarters location as well as a physician and chiropractor office, physical therapy, on-site annual influenza vaccinations, and more.