The future of wellness today,for advantages beyond tomorrow.
Advantage Workplace Wellness is an innovative leader in the digitalhealth revolution, offering a personalized, interactive health and wellness program. AWW promotes a wellness culture bydelivering technology integrated programs, fostering behavioral health changes, reporting measureable outcomes, and reducing health expenditures. Healthy employees, healthy bottom line.
THE TRANSPORTATION HEALTH CHALLENGE 75% of healthcare costs are spent on preventable conditions; Obesity, diabetes, hypertension & heart disease – all resulting from unhealthy behaviors. - Incentive Research Foundation, R. Stotz 2012 The average life expectancy for commercial truck drivers is 61 years of age. The current average age of truck drivers is 50+. . Steve Levy, Health Promo Solutions Feb 2011Studies show that 68.8 % of commercialdrivers have Increased Obesity, 45.5% ofdrivers have High Cholesterol, and 87% arediagnosed with Hypertension. 50% of truckdrivers regularly smoke cigarettes Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational & Environmental, TWU Lifestyle Risk Factor. Helth Promotions Solutions Feb. 201128% of commercial truck drivers have somedegree of Sleep Apnea. 40% of obeseindividuals and 72% of diabetics suffer from 90% of commercial truck drivers are on one orSleep Apnea. Sleep Apnea is a major cause of more prescription medications for bloodcommercial truck accidents. pressure, diabetes, cholesterol, or cardio Merce January 14, 2013, Mosely-Collins vascular disease. University of North Carolina, Health Survey of US Long Haul Drivers Healthy employees, healthy bottom line.
THE ADVANTAGE AWW has developed a wellness program specifically designed for commercial drivers. “You Turn for Health!” provides the educational programs, tools and coaching uniquely designed to meet the needs of the professional truck driver. Our state-of -the-art programs are flexible, scalable and provide on-the-go access for drivers. Weve implemented strategies to promote accountability, while encouraging on-going participation - for the long haul! Programs are delivered in combination with on-site education models and the AWW Interactive Personal Coach Tablet. AWW’s interactive, state-of-the-art program is unrivaled – this approach is new to the wellness market segment, revolutionizing existing corporate health & fitness models with life changing results. Wellness is just a click away. AWW’s wellness program is a 52 week web-based interactive model, providing our members and their families access to the AWW Interactive Personal Coach 24/7. Programs are tailored to the workplace culture and customized to meet participants’ needs based on results obtained from: · Workplace Assessment · Employee Health Risk Assessments (HRA) · On-site Health Screenings include: Cholesterol Test · Blood Pressure · Diabetes Test · Vision Acuity ·PulseOx Symmetry (Sleep Apnea /Smoking) ·Body Mass Index (BMI) · Metabolic Syndrome Measurement · Weight AWW Wellness Programs include: · Personalized member log-in /dashboard · Health and Nutrition education · Webinars & Podcasts ·Wellness blog & Member forum ·Weekly AWW initiated phone calls, texts, email ·Fitness tracking device with Sleep monitor · BP monitor · One-on-One online consultations with Wellness Coaches · Unlimited employee & family participation & email · Health Fairs & Corporate Challenges (Education tracks include: Behavioral changes, Smoking cessation, Hypertension and Weight loss) Measurable WellnessThrough the AWW reporting system of health metrics & analytics, our clients are able to quantify HRA’s andprogram results through the use of our software’s data analyzing & reporting functions. AWW software providesthe ability to register users and track their progress in compliance with HIPPA standards. AWW generates initialbaseline percentages of employee screening results, quarterly program results & monthly updates including: · Participant program interaction · Activity levels (steps, distance, climbing stairs, sleep cycles) ·Member contacts · Weight loss · Participant’s family interaction Healthy employees, healthy bottom line.
THE BOTTOM LINE · ROI“Medical costs fall about $3.27 for every dollar spent on wellness programs, and absentee day costs fall by about $2.73 for every dollar spent.” Harvard Business Review, http://hbr.org/2010/12/whats-the-hard-return-on-employee-wellness-programs/ar/1 Advantage Workplace Wellness program costs average less than 3% of total employee benefits, with projected returns of up to 30%. Healthy employees, healthy bottom line.
THE IMPACT“Even a 5% increase in activity among your workforce can significantly reduce the costs of medical care, worker’s compensation and lost productivity.” CDC 2010 Changing behaviors significantly impacts the bottom line and creates a positive, productive workplace. Healthy employees, healthy bottom line.
THE NECESSITY & THE OPPORTUNITY “In challenging economic times, wellness and other forms of preventive care should be viewed as a necessity rather than a luxury.” Dr. A. Aglessi, Wm. Backus HospitalMedco’s 2009 national study (Medco 2009) on prescription benefit management trends showsthat nearly 60 percent of plan sponsors point to wellness programs as the single most importantinfluence on healthcare cost containment over the next 3 to 5 years.Studies from 2010- 2012 indicate a 65% increase in the number of corporations and municipalitieswho have reported implementing wellness programs in an effort to control skyrocketing healthcosts. Results have shown that any investment in wellness yields benefits includingdecreased absenteeism reduced medical costs and better morale.Additionally, under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), $1 billion infunding has been allocated to wellness and prevention programs, and Congress is consideringproposals to provide tax credits or other subsidies to employers who offer wellness programs thatmeet federal criteria. Current tax law allows for wellness tax credits- the expense of an employer-provided wellness program for employees is deductible by the employer as a business expenseunder section 162. “Wellness has its advantages.” Healthy employees, healthy bottom line.
The future of wellness today, for advantages beyond tomorrow. www.advantageworkplacewellness.com email: firstname.lastname@example.org Toll free: 888.663.5411 Fax: 702.224.2190 Nevada office: 702.533.1600 California office: 714.401.1833 Healthy employees, healthy bottom line.