By the year 2023, the top seven chronic illnesses in the U.S. are projected to have a total impact of nearly $5 trillion in treatment costs and lost economic output. Todd McGuire, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at incentaHEALTH, will be joining other national and local experts for a webinar on how to prevent and manage chronic illness in your workplace with Health Links™.
On February 9, McGuire, along with other industry experts, will explain how chronic illness impacts your workforce and your employee medical plan, how to build a plan to prevent and manage chronic illnesses in the workplace, and how you can support employees with chronic illnesses through evidence-based programs and resources.
Additional speakers include:
- Steven Halterman, Wellness & HIPAA Compliance Manager, State of Colorado
- Emily Sharpe, Living Well Program Manager, TIAA
- Sherrá M. Watkins, Director of Wellness Counseling, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine
The virtual webinar will be on Wednesday, February 9 at 11 a.m. MST. Register and join online to learn more about managing chronic illnesses in your workplace.
Health LinksTM, a research-to-practice program within the Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health, that offers programs and advising to help organizations improve workplace health and safety. Health Links has recently partnered with incentaHEALTH to develop a digital tool to increase diabetes risk awareness for employers. The goal is to increase availability and accessibility to Diabetes Prevention Programs to employees through employer sponsorship.