Making Wellness Work For Your Company

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  • Making Wellness Work For Your Company

    1. 1. Making Wellness Work for Your Company Bernard Rosen, PhD
    2. 2. Who Am I? <ul><li>Former senior marketing executive, 20+ years of business experience (MBA, BS) </li></ul><ul><li>PhD in Nutrition, Certified Yoga Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>My goal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Help people feel better and live healthier lives. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be informed to make better decisions regarding their health. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help them understand how it all ties together. </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Health Care Costs <ul><li>The costs of health care are rising at a rate of 8-14% annually (or more). </li></ul><ul><li>It is one of the largest expense line items for many companies. </li></ul><ul><li>Preventable chronic diseases account for 75% of health care costs. </li></ul>
    4. 4. The Wellness Buzzword <ul><li>Wellness has become a buzzword </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What does it really mean? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How is it applied in the corporation? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How do you make it work and have meaningful impact? </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Benefits to Company <ul><li>Reduced insurance premiums. </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced health care costs. </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced absenteeism costs. </li></ul><ul><li>Increased productivity. </li></ul><ul><li>Improved employee health: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduced stress improves employee cooperation, interaction, and teamwork. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More energy throughout the day increases productivity and provides the foundation for better analysis and decision making. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Greater employee satisfaction – a key driver to customer satisfaction, lower employee turnover, and ultimately company profitability. </li></ul>
    6. 6. Benefits to Employees <ul><li>Reduced out of pocket health care costs. </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced insurance costs. </li></ul><ul><li>The knowledge to make healthier choices for themselves and their families. </li></ul><ul><li>Improved overall health – the employee feels better and is happier: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduced stress improves employee cooperation, interaction, and teamwork. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A sharper and clearer mind creating better analysis and decision making. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improved self-perception and self-esteem through weight loss and overall feeling better. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greater employee satisfaction - employee will not be seeking another job. </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Successful Wellness Programs Achieve: <ul><li>Reduction in health care costs by 20-55%. </li></ul><ul><li>Decrease in short-term sick leave by as much as 32% (Ceridian Prop ROI Tool, 2003). </li></ul><ul><li>Savings between $3 and $6 for every $1 invested in wellness (U.S. CDC). </li></ul><ul><li>Up to a 30% drop in workers compensation and disability. </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced recruitment and retention for all positions. </li></ul>
    8. 8. How Wellness Programs Increase Company Profits <ul><li>What grows company profits? – customer satisfaction </li></ul><ul><li>How does wellness lead to customer satisfaction? </li></ul><ul><li>Better performing employees </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They are at work and working effectively at both individual and team level. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Better feeling employees </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When they feel good, they pass that on in their interactions. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical and emotional level. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>This is employee satisfaction – they stay, that reinforces customer satisfaction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Retention </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Happy to be there! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Employee satisfaction => Customer satisfaction => Profit growth </li></ul><ul><li>Profit growth => Employee bonuses => More satisfaction </li></ul>
    9. 9. Keys to a Successful Wellness Program <ul><li>Executive commitment, support, and participation </li></ul><ul><li>Employee lead wellness committee </li></ul><ul><li>Program based on education and participation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nutrition and diet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exercise, relaxation, and stress management </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Programming driven by employee needs (collect data) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>HRAs (health risk assessment) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interest surveys </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health screenings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Develop a plan </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>WHEN DONE CORRECTLY, EVERYONE BENEFITS </li></ul>
    10. 10. What makes my programs unique? <ul><li>The education – participants learn the basics of nutrition, exercise, and relaxation so they can understand what is happening in their bodies. </li></ul><ul><li>The program is part of the work day, not in addition to it. </li></ul><ul><li>The program is personable and live – a live coach. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t want to spend hours reading online. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t want to do it at home after work. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Me - There is a lot of misleading information. In today’s world, you need a guide. Someone to cut through the hype and present the truth. </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Results-Based (Measurable) Programs - Quantitative <ul><li>Employee sick time. </li></ul><ul><li>Employee retention and turnover rates plus associated recruitment costs. </li></ul><ul><li>Company health care costs. </li></ul><ul><li>Employee health care costs. </li></ul><ul><li>Employee satisfaction. </li></ul><ul><li>Customer satisfaction. </li></ul><ul><li>Company profitability. </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition knowledge (pre- and post-program) </li></ul><ul><li>Employee health characteristics (measured at group levels): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Weight </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BMI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Body fat percentage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cholesterol levels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blood pressure </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Results-Based (Measurable) Programs - Qualitative <ul><li>Employee perceptions of teamwork. </li></ul><ul><li>Employee self-perceptions. </li></ul><ul><li>Employee perceptions about Company. </li></ul><ul><li>Employee emotional well being. </li></ul>
    13. 13. Rosen Wellness - Programs to Meet Your Needs <ul><li>Nutritionist on Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Private nutrition counseling for your employees at your location. Participants will receive an analysis of their current nutrition and lifestyle with recommendations and education to support the achievement of their goals. </li></ul>
    14. 14. Rosen Wellness - Programs to Meet Your Needs <ul><li>Lunchtime Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition and lifestyle group discussions designed to present information to guide participants towards healthier lifestyle choices. Informal discussion, relaxed setting, comfortable learning. </li></ul>
    15. 15. Rosen Wellness - Programs to Meet Your Needs <ul><li>Healthy Lifestyle Programs </li></ul><ul><li>A sample of programs available for either Lunchtime Learning Discussions or Health Awareness Days: </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition Basics </li></ul><ul><li>Food Shopping Made Healthy and Easy </li></ul><ul><li>Healthy Aging for Men/Healthy Aging for Women </li></ul><ul><li>Rethinking Your Favorite Foods </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies for Weight Loss </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Solutions for Acid Reflux </li></ul><ul><li>The Joy of Relaxation – Stress Management Techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetes Prevention and Management </li></ul><ul><li>Heart Disease Prevention and Management </li></ul>
    16. 16. Bernie Rosen Nutrition Consultant and Educator <ul><li>Bernie Rosen, PhD, Clayton College of Natural Health </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Phone (262) 389-9907 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-mail – bernie@brwellness.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nutrition consultation and education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Individualized wellness programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nutrient testing </li></ul></ul>

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