StayWell experts to present at 2016 HERO Forum

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Seaverson, Koland and Olson will discuss wellness incentives, health coaching

Yardley, Penn. (August 29, 2016) — StayWell announced today that three company experts will present at the 2016 HERO Forum, Sept. 27-29 in Atlanta, GA. Heidi Koland, Senior Integrated Business Development Manager; Aubrey Olson, Director of Project Management; and Erin Seaverson, Senior Director of Research and Evaluation, will address the topics of wellness incentives and health coaching in employee engagement.

StayWell representatives will share their expertise with more than 500 employers, employee health and well-being providers, industry professional organizations, and research experts who are expected to attend the HERO Forum.

“StayWell has long been a proud supporter of HERO and the HERO Forum, which is an ideal opportunity for employers to connect with and learn from industry-leading experts and other organizations who may share their same challenges and opportunities,” said Lynn Henry, president health management solutions, StayWell. “Sharing experiences and celebrating the progress that is being made in employee health and well-being is crucial to the continued evolution of this field of science.”

Koland will present “Wellness Incentives: Can they work? Are they worth it?” on Sept. 28 at 4:15 p.m. Her presentation will discuss how incentives can combine with intrinsic motivation to affect employee engagement and behavior change.

Olson and Seaverson will present “Health Coaching – Into the future” on Sept. 28 at 4:15 p.m. They will discuss the digital tools employers use to engage and enhance the personal experience of employees, and highlight elements of behavior change and gamification that help individuals along the road to well-being.

“The HERO Forum is a thought-provoking venue where innovative companies and well-being experts can discuss recent innovations, break-through research and real-life experiences in the evolving field of workplace health and well-being,” said Paul Terry, president and CEO of HERO. “Whether it’s analyzing the impact of workplace wellness, discussing measurement and value on investment, or learning about the shift from wellness to well-being, the Forum is an event that encourages business leaders to embrace and act on the leadership role they play in the health of their employees, families and communities.”

These StayWell experts bring extensive backgrounds in employee health and well-being to provide a unique perspective on the HERO Forum’s theme of Leading in Well-being.

StayWell will sponsor the HERO Fun Run+Walk for the fifth consecutive year on Sept. 28 at 5:30 p.m. Registration is free, and participants can register onsite or as part of their Forum registration.

For more information or to register for the HERO Forum, visit or call HERO at 952-835-4257.

About StayWell
StayWell is a health engagement company that helps its clients engage and educate people to improve health and business results. StayWell brings decades of experience working across the health care industry to design solutions that address its clients’ evolving needs. We fuse expertise in health engagement and the science of behavior change with an integrated portfolio of solutions and robust content assets to effectively engage people to make positive health care decisions. StayWell programs have received numerous top industry honors, including the C. Everett Koop National Health Award and the Web Health Award for health engagement programs. StayWell also has received URAC and NCQA accreditation for several of its programs. StayWell is headquartered in Yardley, Pennsylvania, and also has major locations in Salt Lake City, Utah, and St. Paul, Minnesota. To learn more, visit StayWell

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