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American Institute of Preventative Medicine: http://www.healthylife.com/
Founded in 1983, the American Institute for Preventive Medicine is an award winning, internationally recognized authority on the development and implementation of health promotion, wellness, medical self-care, and disease management programs and publications.
American Productivity Center and the American Productivity & Quality Center http://www.apqc.org/
Founded in 1977, APQC is a member-based nonprofit that provides benchmarking and best-practice research for approximately 500 organizations worldwide in all industries.
Annual Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference: http://healthpromotionconfernce.com is sponsored by the American Journal of Health Promotion brings industry leaders together to highlight how to improve health and health promotion.
Annual Wellness in the Workplace Conference – University of Michigan Health Management Research Center: http://www.hmrc.umich.edu/index.html focuses on the design, philosophy and success, and “best practices” of Health Management Programs in the public and private sector.
Health Care 21: http://www.hc21.org/
HealthCare 21 Business Coalition is a non-profit, member driven organization committed to improving the quality and cost of healthcare in Tennessee and the surrounding region. HealthCare 21 believes only cooperative relationships between employers, health plans, hospitals and providers can produce positive and progressive changes in the healthcare of our local community and our society.
Healthier Worksite Initiative (CDC): http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/hwi/index.htm
Here you will find information, resources, and step-by-step toolkits to help you improve the health of your employees.
Health Enhance Research Organization (HERO):
Is a national, research oriented, not-for-profit, [501(c)3], coalition of organizations with common interests in health promotion, disease management, and health related productivity research.
Is a non-profit, private-public consortium chaired by C. Everett Koop, MD and dedicated to the furtherance of better health and lower medical costs by reduction in the need and demand for medical services.
Healthy People 2010:
is an outline of national health objectives designed to identify the most significant preventable threats to health and to establish national goals to reduce these threats.
Institute for Health and Productivity Management:
Provides a wide range of training opportunities, publications and an excellent annual meeting in October each year.
Institute of Medicine:
Was established in 1970 under the charter of the National Academy of Sciences. The IOM provides independent, objective, evidence-based advice to policy makers, health professionals, the private sector, and the public.
National Business Group on Health:
The National Business Group on Health is the national voice of large employers dedicated to finding innovative and forward-thinking solutions to the nation's most important health care issues.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute:
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides leadership for a national program in diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung, and blood; blood resources; and sleep disorders. The Institute plans, conducts, fosters, and supports an integrated and coordinated program of basic research, clinical investigations and trials, observational studies, and demonstration and education projects.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health - Steps to a Healthier Workforce: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/worklife/steps/default.html
The Steps to a Healthier US Workforce initiative was developed to encourage workplace safety and health programs that focus on both: preventing work-related illness, injury, and disability, and promoting healthy living and lifestyles to reduce and prevent chronic disease.
National Wellness Institute:
Since its inception, over 30 years ago, the mission of the Institute and the Conference has remained the same - to serve professionals and organizations that promote optimal health and wellness in individuals and communities.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration - Safety and Health Topics: http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/index.html
Safety and Health Topics Pages provide access to selected occupational safety and health information. The subjects of these pages include specific workplace hazards, as well as individual industries.
Another excellent resource for reproducible materials covering a wide range of health promotion and wellness topics.
Partnership for Prevention - Community Preventive Services:
Partnership for Prevention® is a national membership organization dedicated to building evidence of sound disease prevention and health promotion policies and practices and advocating their adoption by public and private sectors.
Tennessee Shapes Up:
Tennessee Shapes Up is an educational initiative of the University of Tennessee Extension aimed at reversing the obesity trend.
U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine:
To provide health promotion products and services that will maximize health, fitness, and readiness, and enhance the efficiency and productivity of our customers.
University of Tennessee – Family & Consumer Sciences:
Science-based educational programs delivered through Rutherford County Extension staff that address issues focusing on health and wellness.
Wellness Councils of America (WELCOA):
WELCOA was founded in 1987 as a national non-profit membership organization dedicated to promoting healthier life styles for all Americans, especially through health promotion initiatives at the worksite. Organizationally, WELCOA serves as an umbrella, linking communities and coalitions together into a supportive network that includes locally affiliated Wellness Councils, Well City initiatives, Well Workplaces, and individual and corporate members throughout the United States. Also, there is a rich list of “Helpful Sites” under the “Free Resources” tab.
Wellness Program Management Advisor: http://www.healthresourcesonline.com/wellness/18nl.htm
Wellness Program Management Advisor, published since 1996, serves the management information needs of professionals in the growing workplace wellness and health promotion field. We serve subscribers responsible for managing, administering, planning or overseeing their organization's workplace wellness program.
Whole Person Associates, Inc.:
A rich set of materials and resources on mental aspects of wellness.
Work Loss Data Institute:
Work Loss Data Institute (WLDI) is an independent database development company focused on workplace health and productivity.