the 19th annual conference on wellness the wellness council of iowa partnering for change: building a healthier iowa workforce october 1, 2009 Presented by: www.wellnessiowa.org the 19th annual conference on wellness Welcome! I am delighted to welcome you to the 19th Annual Worksite Wellness Conference in West Des Moines: Partnering for Change: Building a Healthier Iowa Workforce. Together with our supporting partners: Hy-Vee, Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Mercy Medical Center Des Moines, Rockwell Collins, Principal Financial Group, Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company, Live Healthy Iowa, Activate Iowa, Iowans for Wellness and Prevention and the Partnership for Better Health we are thrilled to bring you a tremendous line-up for our day together. This collaborative effort allows us to bring you nationally recognized experts offering effective methods to enhance and retain participation, improve nutrition, enhance productivity, contain medical cost increases, apply incentives and achieve critical outcomes in health promotion. Please take time to visit our exhibiting companies, engage in a hot topic conversation at lunch, sample new products and enjoy your surroundings. And most importantly, I invite you to share in findings, create dialogues, network with like-minded professionals and be inspired. Enjoy the day, Jenny Weber Executive Director Wellness Council of Iowa the 19th annual conference on wellness The Speakers Shawn Johnson Olympic Champion, West Des Moines, IA Around the world children and adults alike love Olympian and celebrity Shawn Johnson. Her bright smile, positive attitude and athletic strength have been the foundation of Shawn’s success throughout her career. She has been a gymnastics powerhouse since she burst on to the scene in 2007 when she became Senior National Champion and World AA Champion. The following year Shawn won three medals in the Olympics competition hosted in Beijing, China. She continued her rise to stardom when she became the youngest contestant to win ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” in 2009. When it comes to wellness and health, no one can compete with Iowa’s very own “golden girl” Shawn Johnson. We’re honored to have Shawn welcome conference attendees at our morning general session. Christi Andringa President, Candringa! Productions, Madison WI Christi is a master fitness presenter and travels the country training fitness professionals. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Madison Business School and led a successful career in pharmaceuticdal sales until opening the doors to Candringa! Productions. Her energetic presentation will communicate why it’s important to create an environment where employees are inspired to honor their potential mentally and physically. Michael Samuelson President & CEO, The Health & Wellness Institute, Providence RI From Boston to Brussels, Los Angeles to London, and Pittsburgh to Paris Michael Samuelson has lectured on wellness, health promotion, and the dynamics of behavior change. His writings, audio work, and behavior change programs have been distributed to millions throughout the world and have been publically endorsed by scientists, business leaders and media personalities. Michael’s presentation will share his observations and lessons learned from his wellness journey during the past 30 years. David Hunnicutt, PhD President, Wellness Councils of America, Omaha, NE Dr. Hunnicutt is a recognized wellness expert and has keynoted more than 300 national events and written, edited and produced more than a dozen books. David serves as executive editor of WELCOA’s national corporate wellness magazine and award-winning employee health newsletter. Dr. Hunnicutt’s presentation will examine the need for and steps inherent in building a results-oriented workplace wellness program. Concurrent Session Presenters: Jeff Johnson President, Johnson Machine Works Aaron Quinn, PhD Innovative Learning Professionals Kerry Juhl Vice President, The Other Health Plan John Stineman Senior Policy Advisor, Iowans for Wellness & Prevention Laura Kostner, PhD, RD Hy-Vee, Inc. Michael Taitel, PhD Vice President, Alere Center for Health Intelligence Tim O’Neil, MBA Meredith Corporation the 19th annual conference on wellness Schedule 7:00 am Registration and Breakfast 8:00 am Introductions & Welcome from Olympic Gold Medalist Shawn Johnson 8:10 am Opening Keynote: Christi Andringa Inspiring a High Performance Environment; The Difference Between ‘I Should’ and ‘I Will’ (Iowa Room) 9:15 am Inspiration Break/Vendor Exhibits 9:30 am Concurrent Sessions: Laura Kostner, PhD, RD NuVal: The Nutritional Scoring System (Illinois Room) Aaron Quinn, PhD A Good Night’s Sleep: A Review of Sleep Research and a Presentation of a Healthy Sleep Model (Nebraska Room) Michael Taitel, PhD Creating a Road Map for Wellness ROI (South Dakota Room) 10:30 am Inspiration Break/Vendor Exhibits 10:45 am Concurrent Sessions: Jeffrey Johnson Wellness in the Small Business Workplace (Illinois Room) Kerry Juhl Leveraging Partnerships for Effective Worksite Health Promotion (Nebraska Room) Tim O’Neil, MBA The Well Workplace Awards Initiative: How to Take Any Program to the Next Level (South Dakota Room) John Stineman Wellness, Prevention and Public Policy (Minnesota Room) 12:00 pm Think Tank Luncheon Presented by Activate Iowa and Iowans for Wellness and Prevention (Iowa Room) 1:00 pm General Session Keynote Address: Michael Samuelson Presented by Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield The Changing Face of Healthcare: Same Players…Merging Roles (Iowa Room) 2:00 pm Inspiration Break/Vendor Exhibits 2:15 pm Keynote Closing Address: David Hunnicutt, PhD What Wellness Brings to Your Bottom Line: Building a Results-Oriented Wellness Program (Iowa Room) 3:00 pm Conference Adjourns 3:15 pm Member Business Meeting and Council Update (Iowa Room) 3:30 pm Members Meetings Adjourns the 19th annual conference on wellness Think Tank Luncheon What is a “Think Tank Luncheon” The Think Tank Luncheon will allow participants a chance to network and connect with other conference attendees on specific wellness related “hot topics”. The topic of discussion for each table will be posted on an oversized place card at each table (each table seats 10). Attendees self select which topic they would like to participate in on a first come - first serve basis. Each small group discussion will be led by a moderator. A healthy, plated lunch will be served during this session. About the Think Tank Sponsors Activate Iowa is an initiative of the Iowa Health System, Mercy Health Network, University of Iowa College of Public Health, and Wellmark Blue Cross-Blue Shield. The Activate Iowa program is dedicated to connecting students and professionals in public health and health care to improve the wellness of citizens across the state of Iowa. Two former interns with the Activate Iowa program are featured in a short video that describes their roles in the organizations in which they worked, and describes how Activate Iowa connected the students with health and wellness organizations. Iowans for Wellness and Prevention is a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about the benefits of wellness and prevention initiaties. Our goal is to promote a public discussion on these important issues and advocate for public policy solutions that encourage a focus on preventative health care. the 19th annual conference on wellness Exhibitors Activate Iowa is an initiative of the Iowa Health System, Mercy Health Network, University of Iowa College of Public Health, and Wellmark Blue Cross-Blue Shield. The Activate Iowa program is dedicated to connecting students and professionals in public health and health care to improve the wellness of citizens across the state of Iowa. Two former interns with the Activate Iowa program are featured in a short video that describes their roles in the organizations in which they worked, and describes how Activate Iowa connected the students with health and wellness organizations. The mission of the American Institute for Preventative Medicine is to promote positive health behaviors by developing and distributing effective self-care and wellness programs, publications, and products. CarePro Health Risk Management (HRM) provides employers with innovative and effective solutions to promote employee health while controlling healthcare costs. CarePro HRM has created a clinical approach to employee wellness through the use of clinical pharmacists, fitness professionals, nurses and respiratory therapists. Employment Cost Solutions (ECS) helps its clients hire the best candidate for each opening. ECS also leads the industry in returning injured workers to their jobs as quickly and efficiently as possible. Through a recently-acquired private grant, the Family Planning Council of Iowa is pleased to announce that work on the Iowa Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination Project is underway. The project’s main goal is to reduce the incidents of cervical cancer in Iowa through development and implementation of programs to provide the HPV vaccine to women, 19-26, who cannot afford it. The Family Planning Council of Iowa (FPCI) is a private, non-profit organization formed in 1980 to ensure the availability of reproductive health care to Iowans. The Council is governed by a Board of Directors made up of volunteers drawn from all over Iowa. FPCI administers the national family planning program known as Title X (ten) from an administrative office in Des Moines. The staff consists of caring professionals who oversee the Council’s projects and services. Health Solutions’ passion is our participants. We want them to be healthier and more productive—so they can live their best life. Our clinical pharmacists and health educators provide one-on-one health coaching for participants who have medical problems, and for those whose health risk assessment results show they are at risk for developing medical problems. Hy-Vee pharmacies and dietitians offer a number of programs designed to help make your employees lives easier, healthier, and happier. Programs include health screenings, flu shots, weight management, nutrition counseling, and health education programs. Iowa Health System will guide and assist with the design and implementation of a needs specific worksite health promotion program. The comprehensive program focuses on identification, intervention, and evaluation. the 19th annual conference on wellness The Iowa Sports Foundation (ISF) was created on June 20, 1986 to promote amateur sports within the state of Iowa; host Olympic-style festivals, competitions, and exhibitions; and create awareness, emphasize, and educate Iowans concerning the numerous benefits of good health, physical fitness, good character, and competition. As the founder of Live Healthy Iowa (formally known as Lighten Up Iowa), the ISF continues to lead the way in encouraging Iowans to become healthier by increasing physical activity and developing positive eating habits. Twelve other states have adopted the Live Healthy model since its initial success in 2002. In 2004, the ISF developed the two youth wellness programs, Go The Distance and Go The Distance Day. Iowans for Wellness and Prevention is a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about the benefits of wellness and prevention initiaties. Our goal is to promote a public discussion on these important issues and advocate for public policy solutions that encourage a focus on preventative health care. Legacy Financial Group provides financial wellness through employer-sponsored workshops. Designed to encourage thought, discussion and discovery, these educational programs are offered to businesses of all sizes. Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines offers a variety of interventions and educational opportunities to assist employees in healthy lifestyle change. Focus: identify lifestyle problem areas, define, and evaluate appropriate interventions . The Other Health Plan was created to be the solution for employers seeking real, healthy culture change in the workplace. Maybe you want to make employees aware of their health risks. Or you want to build a healthy community. Or boost employee benefits and reward healthy behaviors. Whatever it is, our job is to coach you on what wellness means, show you how it can positively impact your employees, and be your company’s wellness collaborator. The Partnership for Better Health is a network of health care organizations, providers, advocates and consumers representing more than 300,000 Iowans dedicated to lowering the cost of care through prevention, intervention and innovation. Its mission is to educate the public, inform policymakers, and engage political candidates about the need to invest in health in order to save on health care. Principal Wellness provides innovative wellness solutions and comprehensive data analysis on the impact of wellness initiatives on employee health. Also available is a four step wellness program providing on-site screenings, one-on-one consultations, and follow up programs for at risk individuals. TAVi Health is your partner in wellness and health promotion. Competitively priced wellness incentive campaigns take care of the creative work, leaving you time to promote and implement a program that increases awareness about health behaviors and inspires health behavior change. The YMCA is a service organization whose mission is “To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all”. We deliver this mission through the wide range of available programs designed to help people to become the best that they can be. Our core program focuses include health and wellness, developing assets in youth, and strengthening families. the 19th annual conference on wellness Continuing Education Contact Hours The 19th Annual Conference on Wellness “Partnering for Change: Building a Healthier Iowa Workforce” has been approved for 5 continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. A certificate of attendance/completion can be completed by interested participants at the conference. Conference Hotel The Sheraton Hotel, in West Des Moines, will serve as our host hotel for the conference. A discounted room rate has been negotiated for conference attendees. Please visit www.wellnessiowa.org to reserve your room online. If you visit with the hotel in person, please specify you are with the Wellness Council of Iowa Worksite Wellness Conference to receive the discount rate of $69-$74 (plus tax). Getting to the Hy-Vee Conference Center Our conference activities will be held at the beautiful Hy-Vee Conference Center. The facility is conveniently located at 5820 Westown Parkway in West Des Moines. Please see the map below for parking information. the 19th annual conference on wellness Thank you, Partners! For the past 19 years the Wellness Council of Iowa has counted on sponsors, like those listed below, to help broadcast the message of workplace wellness. Please take a moment to recognize the following outstanding businesses and organizations who have supported the 2009 Annual Conference on Wellness. the 19th annual conference on wellness Meet Our WELCOA Well Workplace Award Winners The Wellness Council of Iowa (WCI) will present 14 Iowa companies with Well Workplace status at the first annual Healthy Iowa Awards Banquet on October 1, 2009. This is a record for the state of Iowa and demonstrates a continued expansion of public interest and commitment to health and wellbeing. The Well Workplace award recognizes companies which have implemented and demonstrated measurable success in employee wellness programming. Areas of focus include smoking cessation, nutrition, physical fitness, self-care and stress management. WCI has been recognizing and fostering sustainable wellness in Iowa for more than 15 years. Awards are designated in bronze, silver, gold and platinum levels. Congratulations 2009 Platinum Well Workplace Award Winners Des Moines University - Des Moines (The first university in the United States to receive the award) Principal Financial Group - Des Moines Congratulations 2009 Gold Well Workplace Award Winners CarePro Health Services - Cedar Rapids Cass County Health System - Atlantic Cedar Falls Utilities (CFU) - Cedar Falls Des Moines Water Works - Des Moines Drake University - Des Mones Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company - Grinnell Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines Pella Corporation - Pella Rockwell Collins - Cedar Rapids United Clinical Laboratories - Dubuque Vermeer Corporation - Pella Congratulations 2009 Silver Well Workplace Award Winner Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare - Waterloo the 19th annual conference on wellness Healthy Iowa Awards The Wellness Council of Iowa, in partnership with the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Nutrition and the Academy for a Healthy Iowa, will honor Iowa communities, schools and visionaries for their pursuit of wellness and improved health at the inaugural Healthy Iowa Awards Ceremony, Thursday, October 1, 2009 at the Hy-Vee Conference Center in West Des Moines, Iowa. Healthy Iowa Awards recognize outstanding achievements of providers, non-profit organizations, communities, schools and individuals that have strengthened preventative health knowledge and skills within their organizations or local communities. These leaders have created and promoted health related community education, fostered coalitions and networks, and influenced policy to create a prevention-focused, well environment. Winning programs and initiatives will encourage Iowans to engage in healthy lifestyles and achieve sustainable and measurable outcomes. Healthy Iowa Community Award - Linn County, Iowa Healthy Iowa Communities create and support physical and social environments that are conducive to and support good health by: • Promoting and encouraging healthy lifestyle behaviors for both local government employees and residents. • Developing partnerships within the community that create programs and resources improving the health and well-being of residents. Healthy Iowa School Award - Waverly-Shell Rock Junior High School Healthy Iowa Schools are elementary, middle or high schools that are proven leaders in wellness and physical education and promote healthy lifestyles where: • Staff and faculty serve as wellness ambassadors and role models for the students. • Programming is developed to promote healthy behaviors in students. • Data is collected to demonstrate the impact of health programs on school. Healthy Iowa College/University Award - University of Iowa Healthy Iowa Colleges or Universities are leaders in wellness in higher education and promote well health by: • Offering formal health promotion programming that engage staff, faculty, and students. • Collecting and analyzing data to show results or demonstrate impact of programming on users. Healthy Iowa Visionary Award - Larry Raymon & Trent Unde - Albion Healthy Iowa Visionaries are individual leaders that advance the mission of making Iowa the healthiest state in the nation by: • Operating as an innovators, motivators, and change agents of wellness. • Serves as wellness champions who have cultivated change in themselves or others. Healthy Iowa Emerging Leader Award - Devin DeWeerd, Hull Healthy Iowa Emerging Visionaries are individual leaders that advance the mission of making Iowa the healthiest state in the nation by: • Operating as an innovators, motivators, and change agents of wellness. • Serves as wellness champions who have cultivated change in themselves or others. the 19th annual conference on wellness Wellness Council of Iowa Light of Wellness Award Recognition is the focus for the Light of Wellness Awards, announced each spring by the Wellness Council of Iowa! This will be the fifth consecutive year for this unique award offering that recognizes individual efforts by employees as well as health and wellness programming! The Wellness Council of Iowa staff coordinates the venue for a very special evening for all award recipients and their guests. Light of Wellness awards have three categories: 1. Individual (for personal life style changes that result in significant health improvements), 2. Leadership (for wellness managers who inspire other employees to join in the wellness effort and thus impact the overall health of employees), and 3. Program (for wellness programs that positively impact employee health outcomes and potentially achieve national award recognition.) Nomination forms will be available in January!