April 29, 2022

Delta Dental of Kansas Receives Award for Most Innovative Company of the Year

Delta Dental of Kansas receives a national award for Most Innovative Company of the Year – up to 2,500 employees. Delta Dental of Kansas (DDKS) has embraced innovation to build a culture where everyone is comfortable sharing ideas. DDKS created a dedicated in-house Innovation Lab focusing on solutions-driven innovation to bring differentiated products to market, enhance technology and data analytics and improve user experiences.

“Delta Dental of Kansas’ ability to innovate, exceed customer needs and engage both external and internal stakeholders sets DDKS apart from others in our industry,” said Dean Newton, President & CEO of Delta Dental of Kansas. “I am honored that our organization is being recognized. Our success would not be possible without our amazing employees.”

DDKS’ focus on innovation resulted in exceptional outcomes. DDKS generated record growth by revamping our strategic plan, modernizing technology, introducing new digital solutions and streamlining operations. This has led to national recognition for outstanding company results including an Innovation Award and AM Best “Excellent” rating for “driving efficiencies and innovation.”.

The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program and recognize high-achieving companies and executives around the world. More than 230 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s winners.


About Delta Dental of Kansas

Delta Dental of Kansas' mission is to expand healthcare access for everyone by offering affordable, consumer-focused benefits, reduced healthcare costs and exceptional service to employers and individuals. Our focus has led to an industry-leading 98%+ satisfaction rating among consumers, employers and brokers as measured by an independent third party.

The foundation of our success is our incredible employees who work hard every day to provide exceptional service to our stakeholders. We strive to provide a positive company culture through employee empowerment, transparent communication, encouraged collaboration, a focus on overall wellbeing, and connection opportunities. We have been recognized nationally and locally as a Best Places to Work, as National Company of the Year for insurance, as a No. 1 Healthiest Employer and Innovative Company of the Year.