Wellness Toolkit



White Papers and Articles

White Papers and Articles



Member Shared Resources
ASHHRA would like to thank the members from the following organizations for contributing to this toolkit:

  • Cone Health
  • Martin Health
  • St. Luke's Health System
  • St. Mary's Health System

Partner Shared Resources
ASHHRA would like to thank the following partners for contributing to this toolkit:

  • American Hospital Association (AHA)
  • Cigna
  • HighRoads
  • National Association for Health and Fitness
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health


  1. How Hospitals Keep Employees Healthy Inforgraphic PDF
    This infographic illustrates the percentage of hospitals offering specific wellness programs and benefits in 2010 and 2015. The infographic, based on the HPOE report "Health and Wellness Programs for Hospital Employees: Results from a 2015 American Hospital Association Survey," shows that the percentage of hospitals offering programs remained steady at nearly 90 percent. The number and variety of health and wellness programs and benefits increased over the same five years.
    HPOE, American Hospital Association (AHA), 2015
  2. Creating a Culture of Health PDF
    American Hospital Association (AHA), January 2011

  3. Health Awareness Day Planning Guide PDF
    Cigna, September 2009

  4. 2011 Hospital Employer Benefit Survey PDF
    HighRoads, January 2011

  5. Health and Wellness 2012 Calendar PDF
    Cone Health

  6. Wellness Program Overview PDF
    Cone Health

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White Papers and Articles
White Papers and Articles

  1. Culture of Health Think Tank: Delivering ROI on Health PDF
    ASHHRA, September 29, 2013
  2. Do Workplace Wellness Programs Save Employers Money? HTML
    American Hospital Association (AHA), February 28, 2014
  3. A Day on the Hill PDF
    HR Pulse, Fall 2011

  4. Are You Committed? Building Strong, Mutual Respectful Relationships With Employees PDF
    HR Pulse, Fall 2011

  5. Building Work Environments That Engage PDF
    HR Pulse, Summer 2011

  6. Creating a Culture of Health: Put Employee Wellness Front and Center PDF
    HR Pulse, Winter 2011

  7. Creating Effective Physician Wellness PDF
    HR Pulse, Summer 2011
  8. People Strategists: Driving a Culture Of Health PDF
    HR Pulse, Winter 2011
  9. Transitioning Leadership: A Guide for Human Resource Leaders PDF
    HR Pulse, Summer 2011

  10. An Unhealthy Workforce: Solving America’s Health Care Crisis Starts With Health Care Workers PDF
    HR Pulse, Fall 2011

  11. Workplace Wellness Programs Can Generate Savings PDF
    By Katherine Baicker, David Cutler, and Zirui Song, published online January 14, 2010

  12. OSHA Pandemic Influenza Preparedness and Response Guidance for Healthcare Workers and Healthcare Employers PDF
    Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 2007


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  1. May is Employee Health & Fitness Month PDF
    National Association for Health and Fitness
  2. The Well: A Wellness Tool PDF

  3. Starting a Wellness Program PDF

  4. Fitness Video Overview PDF
    Martin Health
  5. Back to Basics PDF
    St. Mary's Health System
  6. St. Luke's Healthy U Wellness Presentation PDF
    St. Luke's Health System

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Last Updated: Thu Apr 20 2017