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From the National Diabetes Education Program

Important Updates of the 2016 American Diabetes Association’s Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes: Secrets of Success for the Health Care Team and Community Health Workers 

This webinar reviews the 2016 American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes guidelines from the perspective of diabetes self-management education. The new standards are explained by a certified diabetes educator and pharmacist who discusses the importance of education for diabetes self-management, on medication algorithms, and on setting targets. She also explains the guidelines around the importance of using a patient-centered approach, among other substantive changes.

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This activity has been approved for Continuing Education, Accreditation Statement [PDF – 81 KB]. To receive continuing education click here.

Population Health Management: Improving Health Where we Live, Work and Play

Health care costs continue to soar, while health and well-being are declining. The speakers help participants recognize the social, economic, and physical factors that contribute to health and learn how employers and communities can work together to control health care spending and improve health using a population health management approach.

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CDC National Healthy Workplace Webinars

Evidence Based Worksite Health Assessment Tools for Effective Health Improvement Plans

This webinar provides information about the development and use of the Worksite Health Assessment tools developed specifically for the National Healthy Worksite Program including:

  • CDC Worksite Health ScoreCard
  • CDC NHWP Employee Health Assessment (CAPTURETM)
  • CDC NHWP Health and Safety Climate Survey (INPUTSTM)

In addition, individual and aggregate reports will be discussed and how these reports help employees to assess and monitor their personal health status, and how aggregate reports help employers to see the health of their workforce.

Small Employer Worksites

This webinar features speakers Dan Krick, PHR, Vice President of People Resources, Lincoln Industries; Ginny Hridel, Product Manager Health Insurance and Wellness Programs, Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE); Anne Marie Snell, St. Lawrence Health Initiatives; and Andrew Spaulding, MS, Director of the Viridian Center for Community and Worksite Health. This webinar offers a comprehensive overview of small employers providing worksite health programs. This webinar will focus on practical actionable guidance and recommendations for employers pertaining to workplace health opportunities and challenges in small worksites.

Program Evaluation

This webinar features speakers James Hersey, Ph.D., senior scientist and evaluation methodologist at RTI International; and Laurie Cluff, Ph.D., organizational psychologist at RTI International. This  webinar trainings provides information about program evaluation as part of a comprehensive worksite health program, the definition of program evaluation, how to decide on the program evaluation focus, how to design a program evaluation, and key evaluation areas and metrics for worksite health.

Workplace Health Incentives

This webinar features speakers David Anderson, Ph.D., L.P., senior vice president and chief health officer for StayWell Health Management; and Sharon Covert, M.S., national director for the CDC’s National Healthy Worksite Program through Viridian Health Management. This webinar offers a comprehensive overview of workplace health incentives. This webinar will focus on practical actionable guidance and recommendations for employers pertaining opportunities and challenges surrounding an incentive-based program.

Workplace Health Program Implementation

This webinar features speakers Jessica Davies of the Panhandle Public Health District in Nebraska; Bob Hardison of Henderson Behavioral Health in South Florida; and Kirstie Settas-Jones, MBA of Marsh & McLennan Agency│Seitlin of South Florida. This webinar offers information about different types of program strategies and interventions at the individual employee and organizational employer levels.

Community Partnership

This webinar features speakers Andrew Webber, President and CEO of the National Business Coalition on Health; Monica Vinluan, JD, Project Director at YMCA of the USA; and Dawn Robbins, Wellness@Work Project Manager at the Oregon Public Health Institute. This webinar offers an overview of various types of public-private partnerships to support employee health and the health of the broader community. This webinar will focus on the opportunities and challenges employers are confronting, along with practical actionable guidance and recommendations for employers to take to address this issue.

Workplace Health Program Planning

This webinar features speakers Mari Ryan, MBA, MHP, CEO of Advancing Wellness and Lisa Erck, MS, Coordinator Worksite Initiatives, Massachusetts Department of Public Health. This webinar offers information about the worksite health planning process, how to use data to develop multi-year detailed worksite health improvement plans, and how to write and set reasonable objectives to drive effective program implementation.

Mental Health and Chronic Disease in the Workforce

This webinar features speakers Jamie F. Becker, LCSW-C from the Laborers’ Health & Safety Fund of North America; Paul A. Landsbergis, PhD, EdD, MPH from the SUNY Downstate Medical Center; and Richard McKeon, PhD, MPH from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This webinar offers a comprehensive overview of mental health and chronic disease in the working population. This webinar will focus on the opportunities and challenges employers are confronting, along with practical actionable guidance and recommendations for employers to take to address this issue.

Assessment and Data Collection 

This webinar featured speakers Suzanne Nobrega, MS – Research Project Director for the Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace and Dyann Matson-Koffman, DrPH, MPH– Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Health Scientist. This webinar offers information about worksite health assessment process, reasons employers should collect data, the types of data used in worksite health promotion planning, and the uses for specific assessment data collection instruments for worksite health. Attendees also had the opportunity to hear the latest information about the recently implemented National Healthy Worksite Program.

Making the Case for Worksite Health, Leadership and Culture

This webinar featured speaker William B. Baun, EPD, CWP, FAWHP, Wellness Officer of the MD Anderson Cancer Center and President of the National Wellness Institute. This webinar discussed the key components of a worksite health program; the relationship between individual employee health and organizational performance; and how to create leadership support and build a strong infrastructure and culture for worksite health. Attendees also had the opportunity to hear the latest information about the recently implemented National Healthy Worksite Program.

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