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Keynote Speaker - Ron Goetzel, Ph. D.

 

In "Transforming Worksite Wellness Beyond ROI,” our keynote speaker, Ron Goetzel, PhD, addressed impacts beyond healthcare cost savings, organizational culture and effectiveness, as well as the challenges and limitations of ROI studies. Dr. Goetzel, is a nationally recognized expert in health and productivity management, program evaluation, and return-on-investment and outcomes research.

 

In "Transforming Worksite Wellness Beyond ROI,” our keynote speaker, Ron Goetzel, PhD, addressed impacts beyond healthcare cost savings, organizational culture and effectiveness, as well as the challenges and limitations of ROI studies. Dr. Goetzel, is a nationally recognized expert in health and productivity management, program evaluation, and return-on-investment and outcomes research. - See more at: http://wwcma.org/2013/10/2nd-annual-wellness-conference-highlights-and-resources/#sthash.ZrMh96sA.dpuf

 

View Ron Goetzel’s Presentation: Transforming Wellness Beyond ROI - See more at: http://wwcma.org/2013/10/2nd-annual-wellness-conference-highlights-and-resources/#sthash.ZrMh96sA.dpuf


Workshops


The 2013 Annual Wellness Conference included multiple educational sessions available for CEUs, a health fair, an employer panel discussing wellness incentives, and a special networking social hour following the main event. Please note, only WWCMA members have been given access to the speaker’s presentations online. To access presentations, click here.

  • Combining Ergonomics and Wellness for Total Worker Health – Nicholas Warren, Center for Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace
    • Presenter: Nicholas Warren, Associate Professor of Medicine, Center for Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace
  • Wireless Devices Gone Wild: Silver bullet for behavior change or latest fitness fad?
    • Presenter: Andy Greenberg, Senior Vice President, GlobalFit
  • Mindfulness in the Workplace: what, how, why, benefits
    • Presenter: Tara Healey, Director Mindfulness Based Learning, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Diabetes prevention in the workplace
    • Presenter: Claire Blais, Manager of Wellness Initiatives, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
  • Workplace mental health promotion – strategies for dealing with employee depression & anxiety and how to access free MA resources
    • Presenter: Michelle Holmberg, Screening for Mental Health, Inc.
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care – Case Study
    • Employer Panel Discussion: Using incentives to drive results

Resource Guide Released at Annual Wellness Conference

At this year’s annual wellness conference, WWCMA released "Healthy Workplaces: A Resource Guide for Worksite Wellness,” created in conjunction with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.


The guide contains listings of non-commercial, publicly available resources and is intended to assist worksite health promotion and human resources professionals in planning, implementing and evaluating their wellness programs. The first version of the guide is now available to download and each September an updated version will be published."We are very excited to offer a comprehensive resource guide for members, employers and health promotion professionals committed to the important role businesses can play in health promotion and reducing healthcare costs through prevention,” said Mari Ryan, WWCMA Board Chair. "We are also proud to produce another robust and informative annual conference and we wish to thank all of the Wellness Council’s sponsors for their support.”

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