141st APHA Annual Meeting

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Improving Health from 9-to-5: Effective Worksite Wellness Strategies

Wednesday, November 6, 2013: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
The purpose of this session is to describe strategies to improve worksite wellness practices. Evidence to support the cost-effectiveness of worksite wellness will be shared.
Session Objectives: Define the challenges for small employers to effectively implement an evidenced-based worksite wellness program. Identify relationships between health conditions, modifiable behaviors and changes in workers’ compensation claims and costs.

Evaluating the impact of a health risk management program on employees' health risks, and workers' compensation
Kaylan Stinson, MSPH, Hai Fang, PhD, Dianne Metcalf, MD, PhD, Kimberly Jinnett, PhD, Claire Brockbank, MS, Liliana Tenney, MPH, Margo Trotter, RN, MHSc, Stephen Reynolds, PhD, Roxana Witter, MD, MSPH, Ron Goetzel, PhD and Lee S. Newman, MD, MA
“healthy monday” - raising health in the workplace
Morgan Johnson, MPH and Rachelle Reeder, MPH
Training health coaches to deliver a worksite translation of the diabetes prevention program
Heather M. Padilla, MS, RD, LD, Heather Zuercher, Mark Wilson, HSD and David M. DeJoy, PhD

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion