Find “Weldo”. Proven Strategies for Implementing a Worksite Wellness Program. Rod R. Hart RN, COHN Healthy Acitive Oregon Bend, OR 4-28-06. Agenda. Literature review, research and best practices Relationship between health and productivity Health risks and readiness for change
Proven Strategies for Implementing a Worksite Wellness Program
Rod R. Hart RN, COHN
Healthy Acitive Oregon Bend, OR 4-28-06
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Corporate Values & Strategy lead it?
Wellness Mission & Programs
Wellness Gap Analysis
Understanding the Costs lead it?
Adverse Bottom Line Impact
*DIRECT - 26%
Medical Costs &
Health Care Costs
Salary Continuation STD/LTD
**INDIRECT – 74%
Employee and Customer Dissatisfaction
Training Interim Employee Administrative re-work
*Medical 22% Disability 4% / **Productivity Loss 74% Source: Integrated Benefits Institute, 2002
The New Dialogue lead it?
SHIFTING CULTURAL NORMS
WELCOA Small Business Sourcebook (1998)
Fundamental Success Factors
Program Participation lead it?A critical ingredient and key success metric…
Wellness Strategy lead it?Conventional View vs. Strategic Approach
Health Improvement Programs lead it?
Food Services -
Discount Healthy Choices
Seasonal Wellness Campaigns
Physical Activity Challenges
Employee Tools & Resources
Health Care Consumerism
Health Care Information
Onsite Fitness Centers
Self-Directed ProgramsCreatingMenu - Programs, Services & Incentives
When it comes to Wellness - - lead it?What’s on Your Plate?
Employee Assistance Programs lead it?
Health-Related Incentive Programs
Integrated Disability Management
Return-to-Work ProgramsHandout 2:More Wellness Intervention Considerations:
Quality Healthcare Initiatives
Medical Claims Data Analysis
Pharmacy Claims Analysis
Reference: Serxner, S., et al., (2001). The impact of behavioural health risks on worker absenteeism. JOEM, 43(4), 347-354Health Status & Functional Capacity
Reference: Pelletier B, Boles M, Lynch W. (2004). Change in health risks and work productivity over time. J Occup Environ Med.
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