3369.0 Chronic Disease Management and Evaluation in the Workplace (organized by Worksite Working Group)

Monday, October 29, 2012: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Evaluation of worksite health programs provides an opportunity to reflect and improve programming to workers. In this presentation we will examine evaluation methods that have been used in worksite health promotion. In addition to reviewing the effectiveness of programs and those factors that influence positive health outcomes for employees.
Session Objectives: • Describe the process evaluation methods used in worksite health promotion. • Evaluate the effectiveness of personal health management programs in improving health status of participants. • Describe potential influences to positive health outcomes of employees.

Personal health management programs: A way to improve health outcomes
Nizar K. Wehbi, MD, MPH, MBA and James Canedy, MD
Process evaluation findings from FUEL Your Life, a worksite translation of the Diabetes Prevention Program
Heather M. Padilla, MS, RD, LD, Mark G. Wilson, HSD, David M. DeJoy, PhD, Andrea M. Brace, MS, CHES and Robert J. Vandenberg, PhD
Positive Influences and barriers for fruits and vegetables consumption in employees and their spouses: Qualitative and quantitative results
Nancy Vogeltanz-Holm, PhD, Jeffrey Holm, PhD, Jessica White Plume, PhD MPH, Beverly Benda, LRD, Dmitri Poltavski, PhD and Harpa Lind Jónsdóttir, BA
Workplace vaccination and vaccination promotion strategies among large employers in the United States
Meredith A. Cook, MS, Peggy A. Hannon, PhD, MPH, Kristen Hammerback, MA, Jeffrey R. Harris, MD MPH MBA and Cate Clegg-Thorp, MPH

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)