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3/4: NCEBC's Health Management as a Serious Business Strategy

Feb 08, 2010

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Health Management as a Serious Business Strategy

A conversation with Dr. Dee Edington
Thursday, March 4, 2010, at 3 p.m.,
at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco

"Health Management as a Serious Business Strategy" will examine the underlying problems of escalating health care costs, low productivity, and the data-driven evidence supporting the business case for health management. Dr. Edington looks at the objectives of company-sponsored health management programs, their impact on health-care costs, and the five fundamental ingredients for success:

•   Creating the vision of a health-promoting workplace
•   Articulating the vision throughout the workplace
•   Producing winners
•   Rewarding positive behaviors
•   Allowing outcomes to drive strategies

This presentation presents a roadmap for businesses, health plans and HR.Dr. Edington will demonstrate how crafting an effective workplace wellness plan can not only help keep employees healthy, but also contain health care costs and improve productivity.

The Northern California Chapter of the International Society of Employee Benefit Specialists (ISCEBS) and the Northern California Employee Benefits Council (NCEBC) present this program, generously underwritten by CIGNA.

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Join us!

Health Management as a Serious Business Strategy A conversation with Dr. Dee Edington

3 – 5 PM
Thursday March 4, 2010
Sir Francis Drake Hotel
450 Powell Street
San Francisco, CA

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  About Dr. Dee Edington, PhD
Dr. Dee Edington, PhD is a Professor and Director of the Health Management Research Center at the University of Michigan. Dr. Edington's research focuses on the precursors of disease and vitality. His interest is in the relationships between healthy lifestyles, vitality and quality of life, as they benefit both individuals and organizations. The Health Management Research Center's Health Risk Appraisal has been completed by over 3.5 million individuals. The concepts and materials from the Center have influenced health promotion and wellness programs in hundreds of corporate worksites.
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