The Worksite Health Promotion Capacity Instrument (WHPCI): development, validation and approaches for determining companiesÂ¿ levels of health promotion capacity
- CDC's public health research grants. // AHA News;5/3/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p2
Reports on the funding received by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from the Health Protection Research Initiative to support public health research and employee health promotion in the U.S. Projects and programs that will be funded.
- From the corporate world. // Electronic Ardell Wellness Report (E-AWR);06/02/2000, p2
Highlights the importance of worksite wellness in the United States. Economic implications for employee's health; Expenditures of several companies for preventive health care programs; Use of managed care strategies to control costs.
- Workplace health makes good business. Gershner, Roberta // Fairfield County Business Journal;07/24/2000, Vol. 39 Issue 30, p15
Reports on the benefits of implementing preventive care and health promotion programs in companies. Reduction of workers' compensation costs; Rise in productivity due to lower absenteeism; Rise in employee moral; Retention of good employees; Advice on selecting health promotion programs.
- Fit, healthy employees are win-win proposition. Hemingway, Paul // Business Journal (Central New York);8/9/2002, Vol. 16 Issue 32, p7B
Discusses how ensuring the health of employees can actually save money for employers. Link between insurance costs and health habits of employees; Importance of investing in a preventative wellness program.
- CÃRCULOS DE CULTURA E PROMOÃ‡ÃƒO DA SAÃšDE NA ESTRATÃ‰GIA DE SAÃšDE DA FAMÃLIA. de Melo, Michelle Reinaldo Cavalcante; de Azevedo Dantas, Vera Lúcia // Revista Brasileira em PromoÃ§Ã£o da SaÃºde;jul-set2012, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p328
Objective: To analyze the conceptions and practices of health professionals in a Family Health Center (CSF), in Fortaleza-CE, Brazil, on the theme of promoting health, providing a space for reflection that contributes to the improvement of practices. Methods: The action research methodology and...
- Wellness programs serve as model for other employers. Wojcik, Joanne // Business Insurance;6/26/2006, Vol. 40 Issue 26, p16
This article provides information on the health and fitness programs introduced by benefits manager Paul Hackleman to San Mateo County, California. When Hackleman was named benefits manager of the county 23 years ago, the county had just three health and fitness programs. Since then, the roster...
- States may require wellness programs. Wojcik, Joanne // Business Insurance;5/19/2008, Vol. 42 Issue 20, p1
The article reports on the efforts of state legislators in the U.S. to look for ways to encourage or force employee to offer worksite wellness programs to their employees. A California Assembly committee passed a bill in May 2008 that would require employers contracting with the state to offer...
- Wellness programs make good financial sense. Bromund, Dave C. // Indianapolis Business Journal;7/22/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 19, p32
Discusses the significance of preventive health programs to protect significant investments in human capital. Components of preventive health programs; Disadvantages of poor health to organizations; Benefits from wellness programs.
- Scaling back. Barkin, Robert // American City & County;May2007, Vol. 122 Issue 5, p32
The article focuses on the efforts of local governments in the U.S. to promote wellness programs to improve employees' health and control cost. A Wellness Works initiative was developed by Charlotte, North Carolina to teach the city's employees how to prevent illness. Education and aggressive...