Must have Top Management Support. What are the business needs of the company? Know which health issue is driving most of your claim issues (heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, cancer, other and what unhealthy behaviors are driving these problems (obesity, stress, smoking, physical activity)
Planning by a Wellness Team for implementation
Planning by the Numbers
Have a plan – maybe develop a pilot plan
Promotions & Communications
Incentives for success
Develop a supportive wellness environment
Identify Specific goals: What should be achieved?
Measureable: How will you know if the goal has been reached? What criteria will be used to ascertain whether the goal has been reached?
Action Plan: Which action plan will you take to achieve the goals and how will they be accomplished?
Realistic: Are they achievable?
Survey Employees for opinions and perceptions
Set Priorities and Action Plan
Communicate Action Plan
Take Action and Communicate results
Employee Participation & Motivation
Healthy Meal Cookoff Event (healthy choc. Cake)
Wellness, Fitness, Nutrition Classes
Hold meetings outside (walking) vs. inside
Family Fitness Day BINGO WALK
Recess at work (2x/mo – 12- 12:45p)
ONLINE RESOURCES – NUVITA, VIRGIN PULSE, HUMANA VITALITY