MAKING THE CASE FOR WORKPLACE WELLNESS
Hear Jennifer Pferrer, executive director of the Wellness Council of Indiana, discuss the impact and importance of workplace wellness, the Wellness Council of Indiana, and the great work in Delaware County.
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Linda Passmore, CEO, Complete Wellness Solutions Board Member, Wellness Council of Indiana Wellness Council of Indiana (WCI): How long have you been a board member of the Wellness Council of Indiana? Linda Passmore (LP): Over five years. WCI: What do you enjoy most...read more
How do you promote and communicate your wellness initiatives? Even the greatest wellness program falls flat if no one knows about it. Every organization is different when it comes to the most effective way to communicate and promote its program. Ensure employees are...read more
Heather Sittler, health strategist, Hylant Board Member, Wellness Council of Indiana Wellness Council of Indiana (WCI): How long have you been a board member of the Wellness Council of Indiana? Heather Sittler (HS): Over five years. WCI: What do you...read more
I doubt many companies can show five consecutive years with maintained or improved coverage and very level premiums. In fact, our premiums are lower than four and five years ago. Holding the line on the medical insurance costs is one reason we have been able to expand other benefits over this same time period, including: adding a long-term disability option; a fully paid EAP and 24 x 7 doctor hotline for the entire Team; added Wellness incentives and awards; an improved PTO benefit; and pay increases. We can’t prove this is a direct result, but I think it’s safe to assume that this very uncommon experience, in days of ever-increasing health care costs, can at least partly be attributed to the Wellness efforts put forth by our Team and partners over the years and how those efforts have led to better overall health and fewer medical claims.Jim Steinberger