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HealthWire: August 2017

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Join us at the 2017 HERO Forum
Join HealthFitness at the 2017 HERO Forum on Engagement and the Emerging Workforce September 12-14 at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Ariz. Our presenters will share the latest research from HealthFitness on the disconnect between employers and employees regarding well-being program perception and participation and the need for a personalized approach to well-being.

Our presentations include:

The Two “E’s” of Wellness: Employers and Employees
September 12, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Breakout Session 1
Sean McManamy, Senior Vice President, Strategy & Product, HealthFitness
Patricia Benson, Assistant Vice President of Health and Wellness, University of Louisville

Welcome to the Jungle: Keeping Pace with the Amazon-like Speed of Personalization  September 13, 10:45 a.m. to 11:20 a.m., Campfire, Session 3, Well-being
Cherie Buraglio, Senior Director, Product Management, HealthFitness

Register now for the HERO University Summit in Phoenix
Join us for the 2017 HERO University Summit for Faculty and Staff, Sept. 10-11, 2017 at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Ariz. 

This year’s theme and topics will focus on “Health and Well-being: Supporting Engagement and Resilience in Higher Education,” and includes research, networking and well-being best practices in higher education. 

Helping employees manage stress—and why it’s important
Stress is inevitable in the workplace, and the negative impact on employee health and well-being can manifest itself in attendance, morale and effectiveness. Our VP Program Management & Engagement Ann Wyatt shares strategies our clients use to help employees manage stress.

Industry Buzz

University of Louisville’s Get Healthy Now program featured on UofL radio program
Learn how our client, the University of Louisville, achieved health care cost savings and improved well-being in the campus community through its Get Healthy Now initiative—a campus-wide program that combines well-being and fitness. Listen to the UofL radio episode here or watch the video.

Leading the way to health and well-being
Ann Wyatt  shares innovative ways leaders at all levels of a company boost employee engagement in health and well-being in a new Talent Culture article, “8 Creative Ways Leadership Can Jumpstart Workplace Well-being.”

Help employees manage sugar
The average American consumes about 22 teaspoons of added sugar each day. Sound like a lot? It is—and it can increase health risks. Product Manager Amanda Clark shares several ways to help employees manage sugar. Read her blog, “The not so sweet truth about the impact of sugar on employee health.”

Reduce sitting disease with a health coach
Ann Wyatt shares how to help employees move more and sit less—with a health coach. Read her blog, “4 tips to get tech employees engaged in worksite wellness.” 

Posted on August 06, 2017