This 2016 Employee Health Survey conducted by Nielsen on behalf of the CEO Roundtable provides actionable guidance to employers to build a corporate culture of health and improve employee health and well-being in areas important to employees. The insights provide a valuable framework for companies to consider as they work to determine measureable improvement in employee health and engagement. Access the full report, infographics and executive summary.
- 2016 Employee Health Survey, detailed findings of the online survey conducted among a representative sample of 2,009 adults currently employed part- or full-time at a company with at least 25 employees that offers a health care plan.
- Infographic – the employee/employer health connection. When it comes to addrng obstacles in the workplace that hinder employee health and well-being, offering specific health programs and CEO participation are impot ways employers can show commitment to the health of their employees and positively impact health program engagement.
- Infographic – health program interaction across generations. Health goals as well as employee engagement in and outcomes of employee health programs seem to differ by generation as Millennials are focused on stress and sleep and are more likely to be enrolled in these programs.
- The executive summary presentation of the 2016 Employee Health Survey conducted by Nielsen includes key takeaways and highlights from the survey.
Healthy Workplace Food and Beverage Toolkit
Helps organizations improve their food environment and promote a culture of health. It provides practical action steps and suggestions that are easy to understand and apply.
Access a step-by-step manual to make implementation easy.
Available on the AHA Workplace Health Playbook site at heart.org/playbook:
Tobacco Control in the Workplace: An Implementation Resource for Employers
Implementing comprehensive tobacco policies in the workplace can rapidly reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, gradually reduce the additional risk for cancers, improve worker productivity and therefore reduce the direct and indirect medical costs of tobacco use.
Available from our Journal Circulation at circ.ahajournals.org:
Workplace Wellness Recognition for Optimizing Workplace Health: A Presidential Advisory from the American Heart Association
This advisory highlights current gaps, including the lack of common standards around comprehensive workplace wellness programs. The included recommendations improve the design, measurement and recognition of workplace health programs, which could, when adopted by employers, significantly impact efforts to improve the cardiovascular health of the American workforce. It underscores the utility of Life’s Simple 7 as an objective, scientific way to measure the ideal cardiovascular health of the workforce.
Takes an in-depth look at the role of health screening in the workplace and provides guidance for how these initiatives can be structured to best benefit both employees and employers. Recommends the use of Life’s Simple 7 as a common, science-based metric for assessing the cardiovascular health of employees.
Electronic Cigarettes: A Policy Statement from the American Heart Association
This statement reviews the latest science concerning one of the newest classes of products to enter the tobacco product landscape—electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), also called electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS)—and provides an overview on design, operations, constituents, toxicology, safety, user profiles, public health, youth access, impact as a cessation aid and second hand exposure.
Consumer & Patient Education Materials
AHA believes everyone deserves to live a healthier, longer life. That is why we have created many educational booklets and videos to help people make healthier choices to reduce their risk of heart disease and stroke, manage disease or care for a loved one. Our health education resources help you reinforce disease management and prevention, create awareness and inspire change. Many titles are available in Spanish or Spanish/English bilingual editions.
Enhance your current wellness program with our health education materials. You can also customize the materials by adding your organization’s logo, name and contact information to the back cover of most brochures and booklets. And, you can save up to 35 percent with volume discounts!
Visit www.kramesstore.com/aha to access AHA’s catalog of health education materials.