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Why Employee Wellness?. Health Costs Challenge Business & Government. Source: CMS. > Spending Leads To > Premiums. Mid-1990s: premiums fell sharply 2001 – 2004: premiums grew at double digit rates. Source: KFF/HRET; Bureau of Labor Statistics; U.S. Consumer Price Index.

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spending leads to premiums
> Spending Leads To > Premiums
  • Mid-1990s: premiums fell sharply
  • 2001 – 2004: premiums grew at double digit rates

Source: KFF/HRET; Bureau of Labor Statistics; U.S. Consumer Price Index

health benefit costs per active employee
Health Benefit Costs, Per Active Employee

Source, Mercer HR Consulting, “Health Benefit Costs Slow for A Third Year ...”, Nov. 20, 2005

why are healthcare premiums increasing
Why Are Healthcare Premiums Increasing?

Source: PricewaterhouseCoopers

The Factors Fueling Rising Healthcare Costs 2006

increasing prevalence of chronic disease
Increasing Prevalence of Chronic Disease

Projected Number of People with Chronic Conditions (in millions)

Source: Wu, Shin-Yi, and Green, Anthony, “Projection of Chronic Illness Prevalence and Cost Inflation,”

RAND Corp., October 2000

the obesity burden
The Obesity Burden
  • 64%: Increase in diabetes patients, 1987-2002
  • 1,000%: Increase in obesity-related costs, 1987-2002
  • $1,244: Annual health care spending difference, normal weight v. obese adults.

Source: Health Affairs, June 2005

% of U.S. Health Spending

On Obesity-linked Conditions

un wellness costs in billions
“Un-Wellness” Costs (in Billions)

Source: Health Promotion Advocates, from CDC, NIH, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, and Journal of Occupational Medicine.

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$5,520

$3,460

$3,039

$2,199

Edington, AJHP. 15(5):341-349, 2001

Excess Medical Costs Due to Excess Risks

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Excess On-The-Job Loss Due to Excess Risks

14.7%

Burton, Chen, Conti, Schultz, Pransky, Edington. JOEM. 47(8):769-777. 2005

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HRA Participants

Non-Participants

(N=4,649)

Low Risk

0-2 Risks

(N=685)

Medium Risk

3-4 Risks

(N=520)

High Risk

5+ Risks

(N=366)

WC Claims

STD Claims

Absence Record

Disability Claim

25.4%

23.4%

49.9%

61.3%

30.2%

30.8%

63.1%

72.5%

30.2%

29.6%

41.0%

64.4%

38.0%

46.7%

69.7%

81.7%

Percentage of Employees with a

Disability Claim by Risk Status

Wright, Beard, Edington. JOEM. 44(12):1126-1134, 2002

what can schools do
What Can Schools Do?

Create awareness of need

Create a sense of urgency

Empower with resources

Build and support a culture of wellness

  • Policies
  • Environment
  • Include everyone
devastating consequences of doing nothing
Devastating Consequences of Doing Nothing
  • Today’s generation of American children may be the first in modern history to live shorter lives than their parents

U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona

March 2, 2004

obesity trends among u s adults brfss 1985

No Data <10% 10%–14%

Obesity Trends* Among U.S. AdultsBRFSS, 1985

(*BMI 30, or about 30 lbs overweight for 5’4” person)

obesity trends among u s adults brfss 2001
Obesity Trends* Among U.S. AdultsBRFSS, 2001

No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% 20%–24% ≥25%

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Obesity Trends* Among U.S. AdultsBRFSS, 2002

(*BMI 30, or ~ 30 lbs overweight for 5’4” person)

No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% 20%–24% ≥25%

obesity trends among u s adults brfss 2003
Obesity* Trends Among U.S. AdultsBRFSS, 2003

No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% 20%–24% ≥25%

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Diabetes Trends* Among Adults in the U.S.(Includes Gestational Diabetes)BRFSS 1990

Source: Mokdad et al., Diabetes Care 2000;23:1278-83.

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Diabetes Trends* Among Adults in the U.S.BRFSS 1991-92

Source: Mokdad et al., Diabetes Care 2000;23:1278-83.

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Diabetes Trends* Among Adults in the U.S.BRFSS 1993-94

Source: Mokdad et al., Diabetes Care 2000;23:1278-83.

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Diabetes Trends* Among Adults in the U.S.BRFSS 1995-96

Source: Mokdad et al., Diabetes Care 2000;23:1278-83.

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Diabetes Trends* Among Adults in the U.S.BRFSS 1995

Source: Mokdad et al., Diabetes Care 2000;23:1278-83.

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Diabetes Trends* Among Adults in the U.S.BRFSS 1997-98

Source: Mokdad et al., Diabetes Care 2000;23:1278-83.

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Diabetes Trends* Among Adults in the U.S.BRFSS 1999

Source: Mokdad et al., Diabetes Care 2001;24:412.

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Diabetes Trends* Among Adults in the U.S.BRFSS 2000

Source: Mokdad et al., J Am Med Assoc 2001;286:10.

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Diabetes Trends* Among Adults in the U.S.BRFSS 2001

Source: Mokdad et al., J Am Med Assoc 2001;286:10.

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3 Keys to Success

  • Keep It Simple: Focus on a few key issues; aim for high participation rates
  • Communicate Effectively: Build infrastructure for future success
  • Reward Healthy Behaviors: Celebrate success
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Where to Begin

  • Know your needs
  • Set realistic goals and objectives
  • Evaluate your resources
  • Involve the “right” people
  • Develop a long-term strategy
  • It’s all in the execution – DO SOMETHING
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Know Your Population’s Needs

Physical activity

Healthy eating

Weight management

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Set Realistic Goals and Objectives

  • GOALS
  • Faculty and staff will be more active
  • Faculty and staff will improve eating habits
  • OBJECTIVES
  • At least 40% of faculty and staff will complete 8-week physical activity challenge
  • Healthy food items will be labeled in cafeteria and vending machines
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Evaluate Your Resources

  • In Your School
  • Ways to communicate
  • Health teachers, physical education teachers, food service professionals, school nurses, others
  • Resources provided by Bower Foundation
  • In Your Community
  • Non-profit health agencies
  • Local hospitals
  • Home extension service
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Involve the “Right” People

  • People who want to be involved
  • Those with access to resources
  • Decision makers
  • Representative Committee
    • Meet monthly
    • Identify opportunities
    • Coordinate baby steps
    • Build infrastructure
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Develop a 3-Year Strategy

  • YEAR 1
  • Start with small simple steps
  • Focus on participation, and measure it
  • Focus on FUN
  • YEAR 2
  • Build on success
  • Focus on outcomes, and measure them
  • YEAR 3
  • Continue to build on success
  • Tell your school’s story to others
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DO SOMETHING

Even little things make a difference when done consistently over time.

Don’t let what you can do keep you from doing what you can do.

Success breeds success.

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