Fall Educational Summit a Success

Aligning Forces for Quality hosted an educational summit, Wellness Incorporated, on September 14.   More than 130 people attended the event at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in York.
The summit featured a variety of speakers and sessions that focused on who, when where, why and how businesses of all sizes can develop and implement a cost effective wellness program.
The keynote speaker was Dee W. Edington, Ph.D., author of “Zero Trends.”  Dr. Edington is a professor in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Michigan.  He is also the director of the Health Management Research Center and a research scientist in the School of Public Health.
Other sessions included:

  • Engaging the workplace: how to create a healthier environment
  • Designing wellness incentives
  • Wellness on a shoestring budget
  • Roadmap of a wellness plan: activity centered versus results oriented

A panel discussion involving representatives of Dentsply International, Elsner Engineering Works and Glatfelter Paper was also held.   

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