Employers Helping Employees to Better Health
A brief question and answer period is built into each session, time permitting.
Further feedback and faculty interaction opportunities will be available online after the Summit.
Thursday, June 21 7:00 am – 8:00 am
8:00 am – 8:15 am
8:15 am – 8:45 am
Welcome and Message From Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty Carolyn Pare, Chief Executive Officer BHCAG, Bloomington, MN Dianne Mandernach, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health
Keynote Address: Healthy Living and Healthy Working — The New Value Chain for Employers Charlie Montreuil, Chairman, BHCAG and Minnesota Bridges to Excellence
Vice President of Corporate Human Resources, Carlson Companies, Minneapolis, MN
Discuss how healthy living and healthy working benefits employees’ work/life balance and impacts the
employer’s bottom line, organization-wide performance, sustainability and capacity to compete in a global economy.
8:45 am – 10:00 am
The Quest for Health and Peak Performance: How to Impact Employee Health and Job Satisfaction to Yield Organization-Wide Results
Les C. Meyer, MBA, Health Care Strategist, President and CEO, HPI Advisors, LLC, Denver, CO
• E x a m i n e a p e r f o r m a n c e i m p r o v e m e n t p r o c e s s t h a t f o c u s e s o n t h e t h i n g s t h a t m a t t e r m o s t t o a n e m p l o y e r ’ critical talent pool, employee health, job satisfaction and pay-for-performance. s
Identify the critical success factors that drive organizational success, provide optimal employee job satisfac-
tion while optimizing human capital assets and providing value realization (ROI) of company resource investments.
Discuss how to protect, promote and impact employee health and maximize an individual’s health
achievement potential and job satisfaction expectations through personal and organizational performance.
10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Executing Employer-Based Action Plans with Demonstrated Organizational Results
Bruce Sherman, MD, Medical Director, Global Services, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Akron, OH
Conduct an effective workforce health and performance improvement assessment and gap analysis.
Identify the critical elements and steps required to successfully design and implement an effectively
integrated employee health and performance improvement strategic plan.
11:30 am – 1:00 pm Roundtable Facilitator: Roundtable Members:
Working Lunch — The Value-Add of Health: Employee Health Index Performance Measurement Mark McConnell, Senior Vice President of Employer Solutions, Healthways, Inc., Nashville, TN Sherry Dubester, MD, MS, Regional V , National Medical Director,WellPoint, Inc., Indianapolis, IN Kenneth Joslyn, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Quality & Population Health, Medica, Minnetonka, MN David Plocher, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, Eagan, MN
Marcus Thygeson, MD, Associate Medical Director and VP, Consumer Health Solutions, Bloomington, MN
Discuss how innovative health plans are implementing new employee health index performance measure-
ment systems with their members, physicians and hospitals to improve the health of the people they serve in urban and rural communities.
Gain an understanding of the key component measures of employee health index systems that focus on pre-
vention and screening, care management, clinical outcomes and patient safety.