Workplace Healthcare & Benefits Institute

Incorporating Performance and Organizational Support Metrics into the Value Proposition for Workforce Well-Being

Hear about the 2014 recommendations from HERO and PHA on core metrics for employee health management, especially in the domains of value on investment, productivity & performance, and organizational support.

  • Understand a broader value proposition including domains, principles, and perspectives.
  • Identify metrics for productivity and performance, and understand how business leaders view productivity and performance in relation to health.
  • Identify key components and measures of organizational support, and understand how a culture of health can improve business outcomes.

Michael Connor, Dr. P.H.

Michael Connor, Dr. P.H.

Alere

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Jennifer Flynn, MS

Jennifer Flynn, MS

Mayo Clinic

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Jessica Grossmeier, PhD

Jessica Grossmeier, PhD

HERO

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Is Your Wellness Program Truly Driving Health Ownership?

Insights from 500+ Companies on Programs, Success Metrics, Emerging Engagement Strategies and Incentives

Discover how health management programs compare across employers nationwide. Discover year-over-year trends and the strategies and programs used most successfully.

  • Identify five-year anniversary trends as well as overall trends across small, medium and large employers.
  • Understand penetration of new engagement strategies—mobile apps, gaming, social networking.
  • Deep dive into incentives.

Beena Thomas, MPH

Beena Thomas, MPH

Optum

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Seth Serxner

Seth Serxner, PhD, MPH

Optum

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Treating the Symptoms and Not the Disease

Research tells us that people who score higher in wellbeing perform better on the job and have lower healthcare costs – two vital factors to executives, community leaders, and of course, to all of us as individuals. But, very few Americans across the country are achieving a high level of wellbeing. While many employers report offering solutions to curtail unhealthy behaviors, a vast majority of employees see their job as a detriment to their overall wellbeing. Are your investments treating the symptoms or the disease?

Douglas R. Stover, Gallup

Measuring the Impact of Incentives:

How Promoting Healthy Behaviors Impacts Clinical Outcomes

A meaningful, data-driven perspective on the impact of specific types of incentives on outcomes for high-risk populations.

  • Predict the potential impact of incentives on a high-risk population by incentive type and activity/program type.
  • Identify which chronic conditions are most impacted by incentives.
  • Discover the downstream impact of inventing sustained engagement in disease management programs on clinical outcomes by condition.

Kim Wiese, MBA

Kim Wiese, MBA

ActiveHealth Management

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Employee Engagement and Accountability:

How Fast? How Far?

Motivate, inspire and equip attendees on how to create a sustainable culture of wellness that yields results.

  • Devise a nudging strategy to ensure that the culture of wellness is positively adopted by your employees.
  • Distinguish the difference between intrinsic and extrinsic incentive designs and learn how to apply both to maximize engagement.
  • Debate the merits of implementing a robust wellness program and holding your employees accountable from the beginning.

Colleen M. Reilly, MBA/MSM

Colleen M. Reilly, MBA/MSM

Total Well-Being

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Jeff Noordhoek, MBA

Jeff Noordhoek, MBA

Nelnet

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Break

Latest Research

Employee Health Management

Address the controversy – do workplace health promotion (EHM) programs work?

  • Report on the most recent and compelling findings in the field of workplace health promotion, what’s new and what still needs to be studied.
  • Examine the connection between stock performance and exemplary workplace health, safety and environmental programs.
  • Review how pooling data from 121 small businesses in Colorado can facilitate an estimate of the potential return-on-investment (ROI) for health risk management programs adopted by small businesses.

Ron Goetzel, PhD

Ron Goetzel, PhD

Truven Health Analytics
Johns Hopkins University

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Community Collaboration:

Extending your reach to impact the health of your communities

Overview of the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Communities (HWHC) initiative that aims to build the business case and disseminate tools and resources for employers to engage in the health of the communities around them.

  • Understand the history and purpose of the HWHC initiative.
  • Identify key learnings from a recent executive convening on elements of the business case as well as the barriers to employer buy-in.
  • Engage in the HWHC initiative by identifying successful employer-community initiatives around the country and venues for dissemination of learnings and resources.

Nico Pronk, PhD

Nico Pronk, PhD

HealthPartners

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Jerry Noyce

Jerry Noyce

HERO

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Wrap-Up

Map recommended sessions for Forum 2014.

Bios

beena-thomasBeena Thomas, MPH

Vice President, Health & Wellness, Optum

Beena is Vice President for health and wellness solutions at Optum. Beena’s responsibilities include developing innovative engagement strategies and enhancing Optum’s wellness portfolio to meet the evolving needs of employers. Additionally, she is responsible for leading the go-to-market strategies for wellness and provides consulting expertise to various clients to drive strategy in the marketplace.

 

seth-serxnerSeth Serxner, MPH, PhD

Chief Health Officer and Senior Vice President of Population Health, Optum

Seth Serxner, Ph.D., M.P.H. has over 25 years of experience and has published more than 30 peer reviewed articles in the field of behavior change, population health and measurement. Seth was vice president of research at StayWell and a Partner and Senior Consultant at Mercer before joining Optum.

 

kim-wieseKim Wiese, MBA

Senior Vice President, Product Marketing and Strategy, ActiveHealth Management

Kim Wiese, SVP, leads product marketing and strategy for ActiveHealth Management. Prior to ActiveHealth, Kim spent four and a half years as a vice president of Marketing at Optum where she oversaw strategic positioning and marketing for the health care management services, as well as support for international expansion.

 

colleen-reillyColleen M. Reilly, MBA/MSM

President, Total Well-Being

Colleen Reilly is President of Total Well-Being, the nation's leading provider of personalized corporate wellness (PCW). She has spent time as the Director of Wellness & Benefits at Nelnet, Strategic Health Management Consultant at Mayo Clinic and over 7 years with Coors Brewing Company as Health and Productivity Manager. She has an MBA/MSM.

 

jeff-noordhoekJeff Noordhoek, MBA

Chief Executive Officer, Nelnet

Jeffrey R. Noordhoek is Nelnet’s CEO. Prior to becoming Nelnet’s CEO, Noordhoek served as Nelnet’s President and has been an integral member of Nelnet's leadership team since 1999. Mr. Noordhoek earned a B.S. degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska in 1988 and an M.B.A. from Boston University in 1996.

 

Timothy KorteTimothy Korte

Wellness Program Manager, Berkshire Health System

Tim worked in acute care for several years then worked in Hospice as Clinical Director for 18 years. Tim began working at Berkshire Health Systems’ Wellness in 2011 as the Wellness Program Manager.

 

 

 

Michael Connor, Dr. P.H.Michael Connor, Dr. P.H.

Alere

Michael Connor has 32 years of experience in healthcare analytics and research, focusing on provider performance, illness burden scores and healthcare cast trend analysis. Connor received his doctorate of public health from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

 

 

Jennifer FlynnJennifer Flynn, MS

Strategy Consultant, Mayo Clinic

As a Strategy Consultant, Jennifer consults on key health management issues including organizational support, culture, engagement, and data analysis. In addition, Jennifer serves on multiple industry workgroups including the PHA data advisory board; PHA/HERO Measurement Guide; HERO Steering Committee to identify Culture of Health metrics; HERO Scorecard V4 development team; and PHA Engagement Committee.

 

Jessica GrossmeierJessica Grossmeier, PhD, MPH

Vice President, Research, HERO

As Vice President, Research at HERO, Dr. Grossmeier oversees the direction and execution of the HERO research agenda. This includes providing research expertise and consultation to HERO study committees, serving as HERO's research liaison to external contractors and study collaborators, and serving as Principal Investigator for HERO-sponsored research studies.

 

Ron GoetzelRon Goetzel

VP of Consulting & Applied Research for Truven Health Analytics Senior Scientist and Director of the Institute for Health and Productivity Studies (IHPS) at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Mr. Goetzel is nationally recognized and widely published in the areas of return-on-investment (ROI), data analysis, program evaluation, outcomes research, and health and productivity measurement. Ron is also President and CEO of The Health Project, which is responsible for the C. Everett Koop National Health Awards. He has a PhD and MA in Applied Social Psychology from New York University.

 

Jerry NoyceJerry Noyce

President, HERO

Jerry became the President and CEO of HERO in April 2010. A graduate of University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, Jerry has more than 25 years of management experience in the health and fitness industry. Previous leadership positions and appointments include HealthFitness Corporation, The President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, Northwest Racquet, Swim & Health Clubs, and coach of the men’s tennis team at the University of Minnesota.

 

Nico PronkNico Pronk, PhD, FACSM, FAWHP

Vice President for Health Management and Chief Science Officer, HealthPartners

Dr. Nico Pronk is Vice President for Health Management and Chief Science Officer for HealthPartners, an integrated health system headquartered in Minnesota. He is conducts research at the HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research and the Harvard School of Public Health in the are of population health improvement.

 

Top 10 Reasons to Attend

In 2014, PHA Forum will focus on the role of collaboration and communication to increase engagement at all levels of the implementation of population health models and strategies from development to delivery.

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