Optum Shares Insights on Employer Incentives and Workplace Wellness in a Complimentary Webinar from the Population Health Alliance

Optum Chief Health Officer and Senior VP of Population Health, Seth Serxner; and VP of Health and Wellness, Beena Thomas will delve into the Workplace Wellness Study’s findings.

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The findings will be provided within the overall context of an engagement model of culture, communications and incentives while addressing the fundamental nature of designing programs that are perceived as having value to the participant.

Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 21, 2014

The Population Health Alliance (PHA) today announced that it will offer a complimentary webinar, Workplace Wellness Study: Employer Insights on Incentives, Programs and Success Strategies, on Tuesday, June 3, at 12 Noon (Eastern time). Optum Chief Health Officer and Senior VP of Population Health, Seth Serxner; and Vice President of Health and Wellness, Beena Thomas will lead the discussion on the findings of the 5th Annual Wellness in the Workplace Study survey.

“This webinar will provide insights into the 5th Annual Wellness in the Workplace Study survey results showcasing latest trends in Wellness from 500 HR professionals from small, medium and large sized companies,” said Seth Serxner, Optum Chief Health Officer and Senior VP of Population Health. “The survey offers an in-depth look at health management program penetration, administration, incentives, current trends and success metrics.”

Part of the Outstanding Leadership in Population Health Awards Winner Series, this webinar focuses on the work of PHA’s members in workplace wellness and in serving the employers to manage their employee population, with measurable and outcome-driven strategies and programs. Employers will be able to compare their workplace wellness strategy against findings from this survey of 500 small, medium and large companies across America.

“The findings will be provided within the overall context of an engagement model of culture, communications and incentives while addressing the fundamental nature of designing programs that are perceived as having value to the participant,” said Beena Thomas, Optum Vice President of Health and Wellness.

“PHA continues to support research and adoption of a standard set of performance metrics for the industry,” said Karen Moseley, PHA Director of Research. “In partnership with HERO, PHA has recently released initial recommendations around a core set of metrics for evaluating the impact of employee health management programs. Future work around this project includes beta testing, as well as refinement in the key areas of engagement and value on investment.”

Registration Information About PHA’s Webinar: Workplace Wellness Study: Employer Insights on Incentives, Programs and Success Strategies

When and Where: Tuesday, June 3 at 12:00 PM EDT
To register: https://ccaorg.webex.com/ccaorg/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=663540428

Presenters:
Seth A. Serxner, MPH, PhD,
Chief Health Officer and Senior Vice President of Population Health
Optum

Beena Thomas, MPH,
Vice President of Health and Wellness
Optum

Attendees will be able to:

  •     Compare your workplace wellness strategy against findings from the Annual Workplace Wellness Study which surveyed 500 employers from small, medium and large companies across America.
  •     Compare three-year trends related to wellness program penetration, incentives, strategic approaches and success metrics.
  •     Examine how employers, who have a CDHP strategy, leverage wellness programs and incentives to support behavior change and health ownership..
  •     Contrast wellness practices and programs at large, medium and small companies across a variety of industries.

About the Population Health Alliance
The Population Health Alliance (PHA) is a global trade association of the population health industry. Its more than 80 members represent stakeholders from across the healthcare delivery system that seek to improve health outcomes, optimize medical and administrative spend, and drive affordability. Through its robust advocacy, research and education initiatives, the PHA offers members a forum to advance shared learning and applied research to further innovation and establish best practices in the population health field. Visit http://www.populationhealthalliance.org to learn more and get ready to attend the PHA Forum 2014, in Scottsdale, AZ, on December 10-12, 2014.