2014 Partners' Luncheon
The next Oregon Healthy Workforce Center's Partners' Luncheon is on Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM at the Red Lion Hotel on the River - Jantzen Beach in Portland.
The event is provided at NO COST to stakeholders and supporters of the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center.
The 2014 Partners' Luncheon keynote will be by Lee Newman, MD, Professor of the Colorado School of Public Health and School of Medicine, and Director of the Center for Worker Health and Environment and NIOSH Mountain and Plains ERC.
• Sign in, get your name badge and grab your lunch (11:00)
• Learn about Health Links Colorado, a small business wellness program from Lee Newman (11:30)
• Learn about OHWC Best Practice Dissemination Strategies (12:15)
• Give us counsel on our Best Practice Intervention (Solutions) Strategies
• Answer these questions at worktables (12:45):
– What elements are needed for a company to adopt a best practice?
– What model works best for dissemination throughout Oregon?
– Is getting best practices to organizations is enough … for them to implement them?
– How do we fund a dissemination model for Oregon – pay to play, philanthropy?
• Wrap up (2:00)
• Linger to network (2:10-2:30)
Download the 2014 Partners' Luncheon flier. To register to attend this event and learn more, please go to this address to complete a short survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ZCGL2WR. Contact us for further details or questions.
2012 Partner's Luncheon
The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center's Partners' Luncheon, held September 14, 2012, was a huge success. The luncheon provided an opportunity for stakeholder networking and discussion of topics of interest to partners.
The luncheon speaker, Larry S. Chapman of the Chapman Institute, spoke about Return of Investment of Workplace Wellness programs. The recorded webinar of Mr. Chapman on "An Authoritative Look at the ROI of Worksite Wellness Programs" is now available. WATCH & LISTEN NOW.
Download materials from 2012 Partners' Luncheon
- Luncheon Summary Report
- Detailed Report of Worktable Discussions
- Mr. Chapman's presentation: An Authoritative Look at ROI of Worksite Wellness Programs
- Art of Health Promotion: Meta-Evaluation of Worksite Health Promotion Economic Return Studies: 2012 Update
- Workplace Wellness Programs Can Generate Savings
Who are our Partners?
Our partners seek to improve safety, health, and personal wellness in their workplace (company, union, government) in Oregon and neighboring areas.
Goals of our Luncheon
- Learn what our partners want from the Oregon Healthy WorkForce Center:
- Provide information about total worker health that is of interest to our partners
- Determine the most important safety, health, and wellness issues to our partners
- Identify the easy problems in safety, health, or wellness, that an intervention could easily solve in your organization
- Build interest in developing an Oregon-wide research program that studies the effectiveness of intervention programs designed to improve total worker health.