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Abacus Health Solutions
Accolade, Inc.
Affinia Group
American Council of Engineering Companies Life/Health Trust 
American Heart Association
American Psychological Association
American Specialty Health
Aon Hewitt Consulting
BAE Systems Inc.
Barry-Wehmiller Companies, Inc.
Best Doctors
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of MA
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of MN
Boeing Company
Bravo Wellness, LLC
Central Michigan University
Club One
Corning Incorporated
Corporate Health Partners 
DTE Energy
Dow Chemical Company
Eastman Chemical Company
Engaged Health Solutions
Ergotron, Inc.
Findley Davies
Gardant Global Inc.
Goldman Sachs
Health Solutions
Health to You
HealthSTAT, Inc.
Healthyroads, Inc.
Hennepin County HealthWorks
Hooper Holmes
Howard County Public School System
HUB International
Humana Vitality
INTEGRIS Health, Inc.
Intermountain Healthcare/Selecthealth
Interactive Health
Johnson & Johnson
Kaiser Permanente
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Life Time Fitness
Lincoln Industries
LL Bean
Lockheed Martin
Lockton Companies
Marriott International, Inc.
Marsh & McLennan Agency
MasterBrand Cabinets
Mayo Clinic
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MediFit Corporate Services
The MetroHealth System
MHN/Health Net
Michigan State University
National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Security Agency
NextEra Energy
Ohio State University
Onlife Health
Oregon Center for Applied Science
Performance pH
Prudential Financial
Quest Diagnostics
RedBrick Health
Sanofi, US
Schwan Food Company
Shape Up
SeeChange Health Solutions
St. Jospeh Health
State of Nebraska
StayWell Health Management
Target Corporation
Towers Watson
Truven Health Analytics
Tufts Health Plan
Universities Wellness Alliance of Kentucky
University of Alabama
University of Arizona
University of Iowa
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota
US Preventive Medicine
UPMC Health Plan
VAL Health
Vanderbilt University
Virgin Pulse
Viridian Health Management
WebMD Health Services
Wells Fargo

HERO Happenings

Stay current with HERO. Get updates on these recent HERO events:

Program Measurement and Evaluation Guide 2014 Think Tank Roundtable -presentations available
Biometric Health Screening for Employers
HERO Comments to the EEOC
Free Webinars HERO Scorecard
2014 HERO Forum
New research articles available
Workplace health management programs report success when spouses are included

2014 HERO Forum for Employee Health Management Solutions
From Return on Investment To Value on Investment

Westin, San Diego
San Diego, CA
September 30 - October 2, 2014

Registration Now Open

Dee EdigntonOpening Keynote Announced

Dee Edington, PhD
Founder and Chairman of Edington Associates

Shared Values, Shared Results

Health management strategies in organizations have taken many routes over the past 40 years.  Most of the strategies were related to behavior change in individual stakeholders and positive Return on Investment (ROI) for employers. (read more)

The Predictive Validity of the HERO EHM Best Practice Scorecard in collaboration with Mercer in Determining Future Health Care Cost and Risk Trends

New research: Individual employee health care insurance claims data for 33 organizations completing the HERO Scorecard from 2009 to 2011 were linked to employer responses to the HERO Scorecard. Organizations were dichotomized into "high" versus "low" scoring groups and health care cost trends were compared. A secondary analysis examined the tool's ability to predict health risk trends. (read more)(view press release)

Program Measurement and Evaluation Guide: Core Metrics for Employee Health Management

HERO and the Care Continuum Alliance (CCA) have partnered over the past two years bringing together 40 organizations to research and create a Program Measurement and evaluation Guide - Full Document, of employee health management programs. An Executive Summary version is also available for review These recommended metrics can be applied to any number of programs intended to improve the health of a population.

Biometric Health Screening for Employers

HERO screenings study committee in collaboration with ACOEM and CCA has created a biometric health screenings guidance documents for Employers. This is intended to provide employers and other stakeholders with information and guidance to help implement a successful screening program as part of an overall employee health management approach. (read more)

HERO Comments on the EEOC position on the Affordable Care Act

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is in the process of determining their position on the legislation in the Affordable Care Act regarding the use of outcomes based incentives in EHM programs as it affects ADA and GHINA legislation in place now. As part of this process, they have invited comments from the public. You can review the comments submitted by HERO.

The HERO Employee Health Management Best Practices Scorecard
in collaboration with Mercer

Do you Know Your Score?

The HERO Employee Health Management (EHM) Best Practices Scorecard is designed to help organizations learn about EHM best practices – and discover opportunities to improve their programs and measure progress over time.

This online survey provides you with an instant assessment of how your program stacks up to others in the national Scorecard database.

Complete the Scorecard now and get your score.

2012 Annual Report

New Findings and Realistic Solutions to Employee Presenteeism

Corporate financial statements and annual reports highlight the effects of the rising cost of employee health care. It has become a substantial budget item that must be carefully monitored and controlled. Because it is a tangible cost, benefits managers and chief financial officers tend to focus these efforts on controlling health care costs. Yet a much larger employee expense and management opportunity lurks in the shadows - on-the-job productivity losses resulting from employee health problems, also called presenteeism.

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