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Don R. Powell
President & CEO, American Institute for Preventive Medicine

Dr.Don R.Powell is the President and CEO of the American Institute for Preventive Medicine, a URAC Accredited Wellness company located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The Institute is a leading developer and provider of health and productivity management programs. It is internationally recognized for its ability to present health information in a format that employees can easily understand and are motivated to follow; thereby reducing health care costs and absenteeism. Over 13,000 corporations, hospitals, MCOs, unions, and government agencies use its health risk appraisal, lifestyle change programs, health coaching, self-care guides, and health education materials. Some of its clients include Ford, Office Depot, Citibank, Merck, CBS, Lowes, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, the Center for Disease Control, Baylor Medical Center, U.S. Army, CIA, and the Department of Health & Human Services.

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Generational Wellness: Engaging the Most Diverse Workforce in History

There are more Millennials in the workforce than any other generational cohort. Generation Z already entering the workforce. Additionally, for the first time in history, there are five, very distinct generations working side by side. The way in which these different generations respond to technology, education, communication, and their own health varies drastically. Expecting all generations to respond equally to wellness programs is outdated thinking. This engaging presentation will highlight the defining characteristics of each generation, share interesting research and case studies, while sending you home with concrete strategies to engage a multi-generational population in your wellness program.

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20 Characteristics of a Successful Worksite Wellness Program

As research on the effectiveness of worksite wellness programs is showing the positive effects for both the employee and organization, it is important to ensure that your program is best in class. A Harvard study found that companies who provide worksite wellness programs have an average return on investment of $3.27 to 1 due to reduced health-care costs and a return on investment of $2.73 to 1 due to reduced absenteeism. This talk will address the many factors to be considered in the design and implementation of a successful worksite wellness program. It will also examine the issues an organization may face, the array of options a company can choose from, as well as provide the tips and strategies necessary to ensure that the worksite wellness program is successful and ongoing.

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Motivation Innovation: The Latest on Carrots versus Sticks

It is one thing to know how to alter one's behavior, but it is an entirely different matter to be motivated to do so. It is felt that employee motivation is the key factor in determining the success or failure of worksite wellness programs and their ability to reduce health care costs and increase productivity. Health professionals have developed many behavioral techniques to help employees make lifestyle changes. Despite these methodologies, the majority of employees are unsuccessful in modifying their behavior long-term.

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20 Characteristics of a Successful Worksite Wellness Program

As research on the effectiveness of worksite wellness programs is showing the positive effects for both the employee and organization, it is important to ensure that your program is best in class. A Harvard study found that companies who provide worksite wellness programs have an average return on investment of $3.27 to 1 due to reduced health-care costs and a return on investment of $2.73 to 1 due to reduced absenteeism. This talk will address the many factors to be considered in the design and implementation of a successful worksite wellness program. It will also examine the issues an organization may face, the array of options a company can choose from, as well as provide the tips and strategies necessary to ensure that the worksite wellness program is successful and ongoing.

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