Health and Wellness Firm Commits Services to Help Mid-Sized Employer Get Healthy
NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Onlife Health, a leading health and wellness company headquartered in Tennessee, is challenging employers across the state to take charge of the health of their business by committing to employee health and wellness. Onlife Health announced today the company is accepting submissions for its Onlife Health of Your Business Grant. The grant recipient will receive one year's worth of comprehensive wellness services to jumpstart their wellness efforts. Submissions may be made electronically at www.OnlifeHealth.com. Closing date for submissions is May 17th.
"As a Tennessee resident, it saddens me that the state consistently ranks among the top states in the nation for obesity, smoking and chronic disease," said Jed Dodd, Chief Operating Officer, Onlife Health. "Onlife Health is proud to be headquartered in Tennessee and we feel a personal commitment to making a difference in our community. Our evidence-based approach has helped hundreds of employers nationwide improve the health of their workforce and their business."
Companies must fulfill basic submission criteria that require a business size of at least 750 employees with headquarters or a regional office in Tennessee and a demonstrated commitment to improving the health of their business.
The recipient of the Onlife Health of Your Business Grant will receive one year of Onlife's comprehensive wellness services including:
- onthemark Healthy Worksite Consultation
- Onlifeondemand.com Client Engagement Toolkit
- Liveon Member Web Portal
- onmyteam Dedicated Health Coaching
- onmytime Self-Directed Educational Programs
- onsite Coaching
- oncourse Onsite Fitness Program
- Electronic Communications
"Chronic diseases and obesity are pervasive in this state," said Dexter Shurney, MD, MBA, MPH, Medical Director, Employee Health Plan Vanderbilt University and Medical Center and Onlife Scientific Advisory Board Member. "Scientific research has shown that health engagement and personal coaching can be very effective in improving health outcomes and reducing health care costs. Further, employers who commit to employee health experience a significant improvement in employee morale, retention and productivity. A healthy employee is a happy one."
For more information about the Onlife Health of Your Business Grant and the grant submission process, please visit www.OnlifeHealth.com.
About Onlife Health, Inc.—Real Engagement, Real Results
Onlife Health is a health and wellness company whose unique evidence-based approach to behavioral change leverages the best of behavioral consulting; intuitive, interactive technologies; and personalized coaching to help organizations improve the health of their workforce.
Built on more than 15 years of scientific research and work, Onlife's Positive Living Programs are designed to foster behavioral change, drive sustained engagement and deliver real results. Onlife combines a dedicated health coach, support communities, onsite events and the latest technologies in an easy-to-use experience. Current clients include mid-sized organizations to Fortune 500 companies nationwide.
Onlife's approach creates trusted relationships that inspire and guide people to make lasting changes in their lives, leading to improved health and reduced health care costs for companies and health plans. For more information, visit www.onlifehealth.com.
SOURCE Onlife Health