Pharmacists Support Employees and Physicians in Managing Chronic Conditions, Leading to Better Care and Disease Control, Lower Costs, and Higher Productivity
Pharmacists provide ongoing chronic care management support to employees and their physicians, leading to greater adherence to recommended care processes and self-management behaviors, lower costs, higher productivity, and a significant return on investment.
Pharmacist Coaching and Waived Copayments Lead to Better Outcomes and Lower Costs for Employees With Diabetes
Pharmacist coaches meet periodically with employees who have diabetes to assess health, monitor medications, and strengthen self-management skills, leading to better blood glucose and blood pressure control, greater adherence to recommended care processes, and lower overall health care costs.
Comprehensive Wellness Program Improves Employees' Health-Related Behaviors and Risk Factors, Stems Rise in Employer Health Care Costs
A large employer offers a comprehensive wellness program combined with financial incentives to use its various components, leading to broad participation, improvements in health-related behaviors and risk factors, and a leveling off of overall health care costs.
Diabetes Educators Provide Counseling at Worksites, Leading to Enhanced Knowledge, Improved Outcomes, and Reduced Absenteeism
Diabetes educators come to office and factory worksites for scheduled one-on-one counseling sessions with employees, leading to better diabetes knowledge; improvements in blood sugar, cholesterol, and weight control; and reduced absenteeism.
Individualized Stress Management Program Encourages Healthy Behaviors and Coping Techniques
An individualized, self-directed, tailored intervention assisted adults in effectively managing stress in healthy ways, including exercise, socialization, meditation, and/or relaxation.
The CDC Worksite Health ScoreCard: An Assessment Tool for Employers To Prevent Heart Disease, Stroke, and Related Health Conditions
This tool is designed to help employers assess the extent to which they have applied evidence-based health promotion interventions in their worksites to prevent heart disease, stroke, and related conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, and obesity.
Worksite Wellness Toolkit
The Healthy Arkansas Toolkit was created for businesses and organizations to begin or expand worksite wellness programs.
The Patient-Centered Medical Home: A Purchaser Guide
This guide provides an overview of the patient-centered medical home concept, addresses the question of why health care purchasers should consider supporting it, and then defines a list of potential strategies that purchasers should consider, including some recommended immediate steps that could be taken.
Childhood Obesity: It's Everyone's Business
This toolkit provides employers with a range of options that may be implemented in their own company to address childhood obesity.
Communication Toolkit: Using Information to Get High Quality Care
This toolkit helps employers, labor unions, and others frame and deliver messages to employees about the meaning and importance of getting evidence-based health care. The tool kit takes the concepts of making health care decisions on evidence and translates them into language that employees can understand.