GE's Healthy Worksite Initiative and NBGH Purchaser's Guide Employer Toolkit (Text Version)

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Slide 1. GE's Healthy Worksite Initiative and NBGH Purchaser's Guide Employer Toolkit

General Electric Company

GE's Healthy Worksite Initiative & NBGH Purchaser's Guide Employer Toolkit

"The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease."

-Thomas A. Edison

Adam Malinoski
Mark Russo

 

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Slide 2. We are GE

We are GE

We are a global infrastructure, finance, and media company taking on the world's toughest challenges.

Infrastructure

  • GE Energy Infrastructure $39B / 22%
  • GE Technology Infrastructure $46B / 25%
  • GE Consumer & Industrial $12B / 7%

Finance

  • GE Capital $67B / 37%

Media

  • NBC Universal $17B / 9%

2008 Revenues / % of total revenues

 

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Slide 3. Our Strategy

Our Strategy

  • Be Global
    Connect locally, scale globally
  • Drive Innovation
    Lead with technology and content innovation
  • Build Relationships
    Grow customer and partner relationships worldwide
  • Leverage Strengths
    Use GE's size, expertise, financial capability, and brand

 

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Slide 4. Headcount Growth in Emerging Markets . . . 24% by 2010

Headcount Growth in Emerging Markets... 24% by 2010

A map with percentages for some countries.

  • Latin America 21,000
  • Canada 11,000
  • SE Asia 12,000
  • Japan 8,000
  • India 14,000
  • China 12,000
  • EMEA / Russia 106,000
  • AU/NZ 7,000
    U.S. 159,000 (46%)

% of EEs outside of U.S. varies by Business.from 14% to 85%

40% of employees at clinic sites. will be ~30% by 2010

 

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Slide 5. Health and Wellness Programs @ GE

Health & Wellness Programs @ GE

  • Employee Education
  • Healthy Worksites
  • Our Foundation: Health by Numbers

 

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Slide 6. GE's Health by Numbers program focuses on controllable health factors

GE's Health by Numbers program focuses on controllable health factors

NBGH Purchaser's Guide conditions/factors addressed: Obesity, Diabetes, Healthy Diet, Tobacco Use, Heart Disease, Stress

GE's program: Health by Numbers 0 5 10 25

  • Targets the most critical and controllable factors that affect a person's overall health and well-being:
  • Engage employees to achieve and maintain optimal health

 

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Slide 7. Health by Numbers (HBN) 0 5 10 25 is:

Health by Numbers (HBN) 0 5 10 25 is:

  • Challenges
  • Education & Communication
  • Other Programs

 

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Slide 8. Healthy Worksite Survey (HWS)

Healthy Worksite Survey (HWS)
Stay Healthy: HBN 0 5 10 25

Continue to encourage and support employees' pursuit of a healthy lifestyle.

Safe & Healthy Worksite

Adding a site assessment survey, Drive improvements: 9 Questions.

  • Three focus areas:
    • Tobacco Use 30 pts.
    • Nutrition 30 pts.
    • Physical Activity 30 pts.
  • Each focus area has 3 levels of engagement
    • Communicate 4 pts.
    • Connect 8 pts
    • Commit 18 pts.
    • Total: 30

How it works:

  • Sites >= 100 Employees Eligible
  • Participation optional, but scored
  • Annual metrics: “In the last 12 months...”

Web-based survey, quarterly reporting
(e.g. HBN Challenge)

 

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Slide 9. Worksite changes start with the GE Toolkits for site managers

Worksite changes start with the GE Toolkits for site managers

  • Audience: HR Managers, Plant Managers, Site Coordinators, Health Services Staff
  • Guidelines and resources are outlined in 3 steps: Communicate, Connect and Commit
  • Links Managers directly to resources via a collaboration community
  • Global Resources (9 base languages)

 

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Slide 10. GE quick-start guides highlight tools from the Purchaser's Guide

GE quick-start guides highlight tools from the Purchaser's Guide

  • NBGH Purchaser's Guide:
  • “Approaches to healthy lifestyle are paired with Worksite based activation, preventative services, EAP and Work Life services.”

GE Healthy Worksite Toolkit Framework

Step 1: Communicate
Educate your employees through communication to improve their health habits.

  • Tobacco Quit lines
  • Posters and internet resources
  • Worksite Newsletters

Step 2: Connect

Engage your employees by connecting them with health & wellness programs.

  • EAP/Work Life
  • Community Guide- CDC Stairwell program
  • HBN Challenges

Step 3: Commit

Make fundamental, lasting changes in worksite practices.

  • Worksite Smoking Bans
  • Healthy Cafeteria & Vending
  • Fitness Centers

 

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Slide 11. GE leveraged NBGH resources to support HWS Toolkits

GE leveraged NBGH resources to support HWS Toolkits

IMAGE: Healthy Worksite Healthy Eating Toolkit – Healthy Choices from NBH (Vending, Catering and Dining Facility Assessment)

IMAGE: Healthy Worksite Physical Activity Toolkit – NBGH Best Practice Documents (2)

 

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Slide 12. The Guide to Community Preventive Services the basis for several HWS resources

The Guide to Community Preventive Services the basis for several HWS resources

Snapshot of Section 6 in the Guide to Preventive Resources – Highlighting the Guide to Community Preventive Services

 

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Slide 13. Healthy Worksite examples

Healthy Worksite examples

Community Guide Recommendations that may Complement Clinical Preventive Services Recommended in the Purchaser's Guide – SECTION 6

Obesity -  Page 7

  • Use of point of decision prompts to increase stair use Worksite programs combining nutrition and physical activity

Tobacco Use - Page 7

  • Develop media campaigns and use with interventions Implement smoking bans or restrictions

Healthy Worksite and Health by Numbers 0 5 10 25

  • CDC StairWell Program Health by Numbers Challenges Healthy Cafeterias and Vending Machines
  • Marketing materials promoting tobacco cessation

 Tobacco-free worksite- goal for Level III

 

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Slide 14. Educating our Employees - Healthcare 101

Educating our Employees—Healthcare 101

  • Benchmarking:
    • NBGH Purchaser's Guide
    • Health Plan HRAs
    • Employee feedback
    • Employer Benchmarking
  • Content:
    • US/GE Healthcare Costs
  • Active Consumer
    • Choosing the best MD and Hospital
  • Wellness Program
  • Preventive Screenings
    • BP, Cholesterol, Mammogram, Colon Cancer

Global version, “Health Basics”, rolling out this Fall

 

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Slide 15. Preventive Screening

Preventive Screening

  • Increase preventive screening rates. drive accountability to worksites
    • Used purchasers guide to develop & refine definitions
    • Set targets.side-by-side view of NCQA State of Health Care Quality and HP2010 invaluable
    • Assessed GE's baseline performance
    • Made site-level data visible, readily available
    • Goal: reduce variability, improve performance in bottom quartile

Image (top left):  Snapshot from the table displayed on page 477 of “A Purchaser's Guide to Clinic Preventive Services.”  Image not meant to be read, just meant as a reminder of the crosswalk table provided in the guide.  Table has the following columns: Categories (in this case “cancer” is the category listed), Purchaser's Guide Recommendations, USPSTF Recommendation, HEDIS 2007 Measures, NCQA 2006 State of Health Care Quality and Healthy People 2010.

Image (lower right):  This is a bar chart showing the distribution of colon cancer screening percentages by GE worksite.  No y-axis labels.  Each bar is a representation of the number of GE worksites at the screening level listed.  The data points on the x-axis that are labeled are:  47.5, 55.0, 62.5, 70.0 and 77.5.  The curve is a representation of the distribution.  A red vertical line is drawn slightly at 57.0 and represents the bottom quartile of sites.  Chart lists the following data points: Mean: 64; Range: 45 – 81; LQ: 57

 

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Slide 16. healthymagination

healthymagination

 

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Slide 17. Healthcare has reached a tipping point

Healthcare has reached a tipping point

  • Healthcare industry in the U.S. has traditionally led innovation and exported globally
  • Enormous pressure on government to reduce costs—current model is unsustainable given "demographic" shifts
  • Administrators looking to improve quality, lower cost, and reduce variation in care... patients want quality and coverage
  • Many new healthcare models emerging on a global basis

New solutions are required

 

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Slide 18. Ecomagination for a healthier planet + Healthymagination for healthier people = GE for a better world for generations to come

Ecomagination....for a healthier planet

+

Healthymagination... for healthier people

=

GE for a better world... for generations to come

 

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Slide 19. Contact

Contact

Adam Malinoski
Leader, Health and Wellness Programs
3135 Easton Turnpike
Fairfield, CT 06828
203-373-3741
Adam.Malinoski@ge.com

Mark Russo
Project Manager, Health and Productivity
1 River Road, Building 5-6 West
Schenectady, NY 12345
518-388-7923
Mark.A.Russo@ge.com

Current as of December 2009
Internet Citation: GE's Healthy Worksite Initiative and NBGH Purchaser's Guide Employer Toolkit (Text Version). December 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/conference/2009/malinsoki-russo/index.html