HERO Briefs by Paul Terry (March 2017)

Major changes are afoot in national health care policy and, as our recent HERO Think Tank in San Antonio attested, employer-led health and well-being is also in a transformative era. Happily, the “voice of the employee” we deliberated about is being met with much more enthusiasm and consensus than the ACA replacement bills. So these […]

The Voice of the Customer: Proceedings (1) from HERO’s 2017 Winter Think Tank on The Employee Experience

SME Panel: Rick Johnson, J.D. Power and Associates; Dana Hyatt, Customer Experience Professionals Association HERO Member Panel: Patty Ann Hawes, RN, MS, BSN, COHN, National Security Agency; Patty Purpur de Vries, MS, Stanford University; Shelly Wolff, Willis Towers Watson On February 23-24, HERO members gathered in San Antonio, Texas for our Winter Think Tank on […]

Reaching the Hardest to Reach: Proceedings (2) from HERO’s 2017 Winter Think Tank on The Employee Experience

Panel: Andy Crighton, MD, Prudential; Kerry Mitchell, PhD, Moxy Solutions; and Pauline Dow, EdD, Independent San Antonio School System.  On February 23-24, HERO members gathered in San Antonio, Texas for our Winter Think Tank on the topic of “The Employee Experience.” We opened this session of our Think Tank discussions with what we anticipated would […]

Next Practices for Improving the Employee Experience: Proceedings (3) from HERO’s 2017 Winter Think Tank on The Employee Experience

Presenter: Dexter Shurney, MD, Cummins Reactor Panel: Rajiv Kumar, MD, Virgin Pulse Institute; Lane Yahchouchi, Southwest Airlines; Dexter Shurney, MD, Cummins On February 23-24, HERO members gathered in San Antonio, Texas for our Winter Think Tank on the topic of “The Employee Experience.” Having discussed concepts, approaches, challenges, and new applications for “voice of the […]

Strategic Planning as a Fundamental Step for Achieving Outcomes

Authored by Niki Hunt, M.Ed., RD, LDN, CHES; Senior Health Education Consultant, Geneia Nicole Hunt is a senior health education consultant for Geneia. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Nutrition and Nutrition/Dietetics from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania and received a Master of Education degree in Health Education from Penn State University. She […]

What do Award Winning Actors and Health Promotion Research have in Common?

What do athletes, actors, writers and health promotion researchers share in common? Well, many things, but foremost they put themselves out there in the interest of creativity, discovery and an avid search for excellence. As leaders, they sometimes need to bear the indignities of critics and armchair quarterbacks, but that’s a small price for those […]

American Journal of Health Promotion Papers of the Year for 2016

What do athletes, actors, writers and health promotion researchers share in common? Well, many things, but foremost they put themselves out there in the interest of creativity, discovery and an avid search for excellence. As leaders they sometimes need to bear the indignities of critics and arm chair quarterbacks, but that’s a small price for […]

Sara Johnson, Jessica Grossmeier named Co-Editors of The Art & Science of Health Promotion

South Kingstown, RI and Waconia, MN (February 2, 2017)—Sara Johnson, Ph.D., and Jessica Grossmeier, Ph.D., MPH, have been named co-editors of The Art & Science of Health Promotion (TAHP). TAHP is a special section of the American Journal of Health Promotion (AJHP), a leading scientific periodical produced by SAGE for research that advances healthy behaviors […]