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Wellness Toolkit

Wellness refers to the state of being healthy in mind, body, and attitude. The ASHHRA Wellness Toolkit includes resources focusing on the physical, emotional, and social wellness of today's health care worker.

 Tools

Tools

White Papers and Articles

White Papers and Articles

Education

Education


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


Tools 
Tools

  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. National Women’s Health Week Event Ideas PDF
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Women’s Health, May 2012

  6. National Women’s Health Week: Overview Guide PDF
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Women’s Health, May 2012

  7. Health and Wellness 2012 Calendar PDF
    Cone Health

  8. Wellness Program Overview PDF
    Cone Health

  9. My Bright Future: Physical Activity and Healthy Eating Tools for Adult Women PDF
    En Español PDF
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration


  10. My Bright Future: Physical Activity and Healthy Eating Tools for Young Women PDF
    En Español PDF
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration


  11. Administrator's Handbook: Training & Implementation of Bright Futures for Women's Health and Wellness Physical Activity and Healthy Eating Guides PDF
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration

  12. Healthy Women Build Healthy Communities Toolkit PDF
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration


  13. Bright Futures: A Woman's Guide to Emotional Wellness PDF
    En Espanol PDF
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration

  14. Bright Futures: A Young Woman's Guide to Emotional Wellness PDF
    En Espanol PDF
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration


  15. Bright Futures: A Health Care Provider's Guide to Promoting Women's Emotional Wellness PDF 
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration

  16. Bright Futures: A Community Organization's Guide to Promoting Emotional Wellness PDF
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration

  17. Bright Futures: Taking Care of Mom - Nurturing Self as Well as Baby PDF
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration

  18. Bright Futures: Taking Care of Mom - Healthcare Provider's Guide PDF
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration

  19. Depression During & After Pregnancy: A Guide for Women, Their Families & Friends LINK
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration

  20. Business Case for Breastfeeding LINK
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration

  21. National Health Center Week: August 5-11, 2012
    National Health Center Week

    Overview: About National Health Center Week PDF

    Fact Sheets LINK

    Media Toolkit LINK

    Events PDF


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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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Education
Education 

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

  3. Starting a Wellness Program PDF
    Cigna

  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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Disclaimer
The information and resources included and/or referenced in this toolkit provide only a general overview of the topic covered.  ASHHRA makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, concerning the application of that information, including without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The information is NOT intended to be taken as advice regarding any specific individual situation or circumstance and should not be relied upon as such.  It also is NOT intended to, and cannot, substitute for responsible legal advice. Legal questions should be addressed directly to appropriate legal counsel.

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