StayWell Health Management’s Paul Terry to Present at 2013 IBI/NBCH Health and Productivity Forum
ST. PAUL, Minn. (February 15, 2013) – StayWell Health Management announced today that Chief Executive Officer Paul Terry, Ph.D., will present during the 2013 IBI/NBCH Health & Productivity Forum.
Terry will co-present on the topic “Costs saved and costs avoided in health care use and lost productivity: Case studies from the University of Michigan and a multi-company data cooperative” with LaVaughn Palma-Davis, Senior Director of Health and Well Being Services for the University of Michigan, and Bruce Kelley, Ph.D., Principal, Towers Watson.
This collaborative session will compare and contrast results from the University of Michigan’s “MHealthy” employee health management program with recent findings from a research study conducted by StayWell and Towers Watson. The study, “Association Between Changes in Health Risk Status and Changes in Future Health Care Costs: A Multi-employer Study,” which was published in the November 2012 Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM), integrated data across six large employers representing nearly 23,000 individuals.
The Health and Productivity Forum will take place in Dallas, Texas, February 25–27, with the joint presentation scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on February 27. The Forum is presented annually by the Integrated Benefits Institute and the National Business Coalition on Health, providing objective discussion and evaluation of the latest practical approaches to investing in and promoting workforce health and productivity. Visit the 2013 IBI/NBCH Health and Productivity Forum to learn more or to register.
StayWell Health Management, LLC, is a population health management company that pairs the science of behavior change with the art of program delivery to help organizations improve employee health and wellness, increase productivity, and decrease health care costs. StayWell’s proven approach yields three key outcomes that strengthen cultures of health – organizational alignment, social connection, and personal change. Founded in 1978, StayWell is a subsidiary of MediMedia, USA, headquartered in St. Paul. StayWell programs receive top industry honors, including the C. Everett Koop National Health Award, NBGH Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles Award, and WELCOA Well Workplace Awards for health management programs. To learn more about the company, visit www.staywell.com or follow the company at twitter.com/staywelltweets.
Barbara Tabor, APR