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Preventing repetitive stress injuries with ergonomic services

Preventing repetitive stress injuries (RSI) is a key goal of many employers — and for good reason. Musculoskeletal disorders, which include more than 100 different types
of disorders, make up about 30 percent of all workplace injuries that result in lost
workdays.

Posted on February 05, 2020 in Case Study Injury Prevention

Helping employees recover with on-site physical therapy services

This leading pharmaceutical manufacturing company wanted its employees to be treated by licensed physical therapists without having to travel off site and take time away from work. The company’s 3,000 employees include office and non-office employees located on a large campus with multiple buildings.
 

Posted on December 13, 2019 in Case Study Injury Prevention

Addressing employee safety with early intervention programs

For more than 20 years, this leading chemical manufacturing company has embraced injury prevention through its Ergonomic Wellness Education (EWE) program. With a goal to be the safest industrial gases company in the world, the company needed an early intervention program to reach their 4,775 employees in the office, out in the field and on the road.

Posted on December 02, 2019 in Case Study

How a fitness center promotes community health

Learn how this hospital-based fitness center partnered with HealthFitness to integrate with the health system, provide health and fitness services to the community, and help reach community members when they are well.   

Posted on November 19, 2019 in Case Study

Helping Harvard students ace a different kind of exam

Harvard University partnered with HealthFitness in 2017 to manage its Malkin Athletic Center and Hemenway Gymnasium. All undergraduate students have free access to the two complexes. Combined with graduate students, faculty and staff, total memberships are in excess of 45,000. With over 400,000 annual visits, offerings include recreation, aquatics programs, group exercise, personal training, physical education and wellness programming.
 

Posted on September 11, 2019 in Case Study

Town of West Hartford confronts growing risk of loneliness in seniors

The Town of West Hartford’s Cornerstone Aquatics Center has been a fixture in the community for nearly 60 years. In 1991, the Aquatics Center had significant renovations adding an 11 lane competition pool, a large therapeutic pool and a small workout room. In 2017, the town partnered with HealthFitness to manage the day-to-day operations of the facility.
 

Posted on September 03, 2019 in Case Study

Engineering wellbeing solutions at MIT

The prevalence of mental health risks on MIT’s campus, and other university campuses, is a major risk factor students face. To address barriers students at higher risk for mental health issues were facing in getting physically active, the HealthFitness staff worked with Student Support Services to implement ENGINEERyourHEALTH PLUS, a three-year pilot program. 
 

Posted on August 14, 2019 in Case Study

Tackling social determinants of health in a rural community

HealthFitness is in a unique position to provide innovative ways to address and positively influence social determinants of health. To do this, we customize our wellbeing solutions to meet the needs of participants where they need it most, and provide relevant programs to meet the needs of the community.
 

Posted on August 14, 2019 in Case Study

An inside look at Emory University’s wellbeing program

At HealthFitness, we work with the best and brightest organizations nationwide to improve health and wellbeing. Emory University—located in Atlanta—is top ranked among liberal arts colleges, graduate and professional schools and home to one of the world’s leading health care systems. Our partnership with Emory University supports employee health and wellbeing through the Healthy Emory program and the Blomeyer Health Fitness Center.

Posted on September 10, 2018 in Case Study Fitness

Michelin is moving the needle: How to engage the disengaged

One of Michelin’s six sustainable development priorities is to ensure the well-being and development of its workforce. As a result, the company makes a commitment to well-being and has partnered with HealthFitness to provide tools and solutions to help meet the needs of its workers and their families.
 

Posted on November 06, 2017 in Case Study