National Employee Wellness Month is sponsored by Virgin HealthMiles, the Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance, the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, and WorldatWork
Virgin HealthMiles, part of Sir Richard Branson’s famed Virgin Group, is the industry’s top performing health engagement platform. We help large employers encourage their employees to adopt healthier lifestyles and increase company connectedness. Using the latest in social, gaming, and rewards technologies, Virgin HealthMiles gets more people to change their behavior in meaningful ways for longer periods of time than any other company. Over 200 industry leaders representing more than 1,000,000 employees have selected Virgin HealthMiles’ award-winning programs for their workplace. Learn more at www.virginhealthmiles.com.
The Strategies to Overcome and Prevent Obesity (STOP) Alliance is a collaboration of consumer, provider, government, labor, business, health insurers and quality-of-care organizations united to drive innovative and practical strategies that combat obesity. The STOP Obesity Alliance is directed by Associate Professor Christine C. Ferguson, J.D., P.I. of The George Washington University’s Department of Health Policy and former Health Commissioner for the State of Massachusetts. The Alliance Steering Committee is comprised of the following public and private sector organizations: the American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, America’s Health Insurance Plans, American Medical Group Association, Canyon Ranch Institute, CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity (DNPAO), DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance, National Business Group on Health, National Quality Forum, Partnership for Prevention, Reality Coalition, Service Employees International Union and Trust for America’s Health. The Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance receives funding from founding sponsor, sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC, and supporting sponsor, Allergan, Inc. www.stopobesityalliance.org
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The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) is a coalition of healthcare experts and stakeholders representing patients, providers, labor, business, payors, and community groups, committed to raising awareness of the number one cause of death, disability, and rising healthcare costs: chronic disease. PFCD is a 501c4 not-for-profit organization. www.fightchronicdisease.org
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WorldatWork (www.worldatwork.org) is a not-for-profit organization providing education, conferences and research focused on global human resources issues including compensation, benefits, work-life and integrated total rewards to attract, motivate and retain a talented workforce. Founded in 1955, WorldatWork has nearly 30,000 members in more than 100 countries. Its affiliate organization, WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals®, is the certifying body for the prestigious Certified Compensation Professional® (CCP®), Certified Benefits Professional® (CBP), Global Remuneration Professional (GRP®), Work-Life Certified Professional™ (WLCP®), Certified Sales Compensation Professional™ (CSCP™), and Certified Executive Compensation Professional™ (CECP™). WorldatWork has offices in Scottsdale, Arizona, and Washington, D.C. The WorldatWork group of registered marks includes: Alliance for Work-Life Progress® or AWLP®, workspan®, WorldatWork ® Journal, and Compensation Conundrum®.