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Title / Release Date

HERO selects Glorian Sorensen, as recipient of Mark Dundon Research Award 9/11/2017 (view)

HERO selects LaVaughn Palma-Davis, as recipient of Bill Whitmer Leadership Award 9/11/2017 (view)

HERO selects Cathy Baase, as recipient of Jerry Noyce Executive Health Champion Award 9/11/2017 (view)

HERO selects Mark Poindexter as recipient of The Heart of HERO Award 9/11/2017 (view)

HERO selects Brent Easton as recipient of The Healthy HERO Award 9/11/2017 (view)

HERO Forum 2017 Brings National Health and Well-Being Experts to Phoenix 8/1/17 (view)

New report from HERO identifies leading strategies for using wearable devices in wellness programs 5/9/17 (view)

Sara Johnson, Jessica Grossmeier named co-editors of The Art & Science of Health Promotion 2/2/17 (view)

Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Communities receives website excellence award from 2016 WebAwards 1/12/17 (view)

SAGE Publishing names Paul Terry editor in chief of the  American Journal of Health Promotion 1/5/17 (view)

New report from HERO, Mercer: Leadership, culture and communication are keys to success of employee well-being programs 10/10/16 (view)

HERO selects Jody Ensman as recipient of the Heart of HERO Award 9/30/16 (view)

HERO selects Jodi Berg as recipient of the Jerry Noyce Executive Health Champion Award 9/29/16 (view)

HERO selects Jerry Noyce as recipient of the Bill Whitmer Leadership Award 9/28/16 (view)

HERO selects Laura Linnan as recipient of Mark Dundon Research Award 9/27/16 (view)

HERO Forum brings national health and well-being experts to Atlanta. 9/15/16 (view)

Leading Health organizations, employers issue joint consensus statement in response to proposed wellness regulations. 4/25/16 (view)

International well-being scorecard for employers launched. 3/15/16 (view)

HERO, Mercer introduce health and well-being scorecard to international employers. 3/15/16 (view)

New Wellness terminology reflects change in thinking by Paul Terry, PhD. 2/23/16 (view)

Employee Wellness can boost Stock Performance 2/17/16 (view)

Jessica Grossmeier, VP of Research to present at American Heart Association Workplace Wellness Forum. 1/28/16 (view)

Michael O’Donnell, Director of the Health Management Research Center at the University of Michigan, Issues Summary on Stock Performance Research Studies 1/6/16 (view)

Employee Wellness and Stock Performance Research 1/6/16 (view)

Paul Terry, PhD and Jessica Grossmeier, PhD to present at American Heart Association Scientific Session 10/19/15 (view)

Jessica Grossmeier, VP of Research to present at National Business Group on Health Conference 10/2/15 (view)

C. Everett Koop National Health Awards for Efforts to Improve Employee Health and Reduce Costs 9/16/2015 (view)

Evaluating Wellness Programs (view)

HERO selects Scott Peterson, as recipient of Jerry Noyce Executive Health Champion Award 8/12/2015 (view)

HERO selects Joni Troester as recipient of The Heart of HERO Award 8/12/2015 (view)

HERO selects William Baun, as recipient of Bill Whitmer Leadership Award 8/12/2015 (view)

HERO selects Wayne Burton, M.D., as recipient of Mark Dundon Research Award 8/12/2015 (view)

HERO announces HWHC website is launched 8/6/2015 (view)

Scientific Journal Publishes HERO Study on Leadership Views about Workplace Wellness 7/22/2015 (view)

Jerry Noyce, President & CEO of HERO, to speak at Minnesota’s Healthiest State Summit 7/21/2015 (view)

HERO announces retirement of Jerry Noyce, appoints Paul Terry as new CEO 7/7/2015 (view)

Wearable in Wellness Report 6/22/2015 (view)

Guidance on E-Cigarettes in the Workplace 3/11/2015 (view)

Annual Report 3/10/2015 (view)

HERO, Population Health Alliance Release Free Guide for Measuring Employee Health Management Outcomes 2/25/2015 (view)

HPP Business Leader Survey Report – Full Final Report 2/16/2015 (view)

HERO selects Dr. Rebecca Kelly as First Ever Recipient of the Heart of HERO Award  10/1/2014 (view)

HERO selects Dee Edington as Recipient of the Mark Dundon Research Award  10/1/2014 (view)

HERO selects David Hunnicutt as Recipient of the Bill Whitmer Leadership Award  10/1/2014 (view)

HERO selects James Ramsey as Recipient of the Executive Health Champion Award  10/1/2014 (view)

Business Leaders, Health Experts Launch “Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Communities  8/20/2014 (view)

HERO Appoints Jessica Grossmeier, PhD, Vice President of Research  8/15/2014 (view)

HERO, Mercer unveil Next Generation HERO Scorecard  7/24/2014 (view)

Driving business success and improving population health: Business leaders and health experts join forces to launch “Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Communities”   4/30/2014 (view)

HERO and Population Health Alliance collaborate on employer guidance for measuring employee health management outcomes 3/25/2014 (view)

New Study finds Correlation between Corporate Wellness Scorecard and Health Care Cost Trends 3/12/2014 (view)

Health Enhancement Research Organization and Care Continuum Alliance announce public comment period for recommended core metrics for employee health management programs  12/6/2013 (view)

Consensus Statement Offers Guidance on the Use of Biometric Screenings as a Workplace Wellness Tool (more information) 10/22/2013 (view)

NCPPA Announces Dr. Donna Shalala as the 100th Signatory of the CEO Pledge at the 2013 HERO Forum  9/24/2013 (view)

HERO Welcomes 100th Member Company, Achieving Milestone Growth  9/11/2013 (view)

HERO announces lineup for 2013 HERO Forum 9/5/2013 (view)

Hank Orme Recipient of Executive Health Champion Award  9/4/2013 (view)

HERO Selects David Anderson as Recipient of the Bill Whitmer Leadership Award  9/3/2013 (view)

HERO Selects Nico Pronk as Recipient of Mark Dundon Research Award 8/29/2013 (view)

Workplace health management programs report greater success when spouses are included, new HERO Scorecard report finds  2/14/13 (view)

Study of 20,000 Workers Shows Different Factors Drive Absenteeism and Job Performance  1/7/2013 (view)

HERO selects David Anderson and John Harris to receive industry Leadership awards  10/3/12 (view)

Leon Gorman Recipient of First-Ever Executive Health Champion Award  10/2/12 (view)

HERO Announces Retirement of Bill Whitmer  9/25/12 (view)

HERO Announces Line Up for 2012 Forum 9/18/12 (view)

Poor Employee Health Habits Drive Lost Productivity According to Major new Study on Nearly 20,000 American Workers  8/6/12 (view)

Leading Health Groups Outline Guidance on Outcomes-Based Incentives  7/17/12 (view)

National Physical Activity Plan Unveils CEO Pledge at HERO Forum  9/14/11 (view)

Recipients of the HERO Industry Leadership and Research Awards announced.  9/13/11 (view)

Care Continuum Alliance, HERO Announce Collaboration to Develop Employee Wellness and Health Management Measures  4/26/11 (view)

Employee participation in health and wellness programs soars with senior management’s commitment  3/9/11 (view)

Partner Press Releases

The following press releases have been released by HERO preferred providers or members and reference HERO products or services in the content.

Title / Release Date / Issuing Company

NCPPA Announces Dr. Donna Shalala as the 100th Signatory of the CEO pledge at the 2013 HERO Forum 9/24/13  NCPPA (view)

Capital BlueCross launches awards program recognizing member employer groups for their worksite wellness initiatives  1/31/12  Capital BlueCross (view)

Mayo Clinic Completes HERO Best Practice Scorecard Pilot Program  5/4/11 Mayo Clinic (view)

HERO Scorecard reinforces the role of leadership and culture in the success of workplace health management StayWell Health Management (view)

Capital BlueCross one of four companies nationally selected for employer worksite best practice wellness pilot program 3/14/11  Capital BlueCross (view)

In Other News Items

Finding Success with Employee Health Incentives An original article by HERO President Jerry Noyce was published by the SHRM online publication. 12/22/2011

HERO’s president, Jerry Noyce, appeared on Healthy Business Radio. Host Steve Cherniak interviewed Jerry on his weekly internet radio show, Good Health Is Good Business.

logoGood Health Is Good Business is a show focused on a healthy workforce as a competitive advantage. Each show brings you experts in the fields of risk reduction, organizational culture, and productivity. The show is hosted by Dr. Rearick and Stephen Cherniak.  Listen to the Broadcast recording at Healthy Business Radio