Industry Thought Leaders and Influencers Collaborate to Promote Healthy Workforce

February 16, 2012

Brenda Hofmann
(262) 373-7756


Industry Thought Leaders and Influencers Collaborate to Promote Healthy Workforce

Upcoming Webinar Series Addresses Value-Based Health Care For Employers

Brookfield, Wisconsin—Change Agent Work Group (CAWG) announces an upcoming series of webinars titled Bending the Health Care Cost Curve While Creating a Healthier and More Productive Workforce. The series will share strategies, case studies and action steps for employers to improve their workforce health status, productivity and quality of life.

The webinars provide a roadmap for employers looking to implement value-based health care (VBHC), a holistic and system-level approach to creating a true culture of health for organizations and their employees. VBHC strives to remove barriers and align both financial and non-financial incentives and rewards for living healthy and productive lifestyles, and using high-value prevention, health enhancement and health care services.

The series includes five webinars:


  • Eying the Prize: It Is Possible to Bend the Curve—February 22, 2012
  • Top Down and Bottom Up: Turning a C-Suite Vision of Health Into Workplace Action—March 21, 2012
  • Addressing Workplace Policies and Work Environment: In Search of the Holy Grail—April 18, 2012
  •  Health and Productivity's Three "I"s: Identify Needs, Implement Programs and Assess Your Impact—May 23, 2012
  • Population Health: Moving From Theory to Engagement with Successful Outcomes—June 6, 2012

The series is hosted by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans with financial support from Thomson Reuters Healthcare and Pfizer, Inc. CAWG includes thought-leaders from the following organizations:

  • Aon Hewitt
  • Harvard School of Public Policy
  • Hobart Forte
  • Integrated Benefits Institute
  • International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
  • Institute for Health & Productivity Management
  • National Business Coalition on Health
  • National Business Group on Health
  • Pfizer, Inc.
  • SCIOinspire Company
  • Steve Barger Consulting

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Change Agent Work Group (CAWG) is an unprecedented gathering of industry thought leaders and influencers working in collaboration to accelerate improvement in American workforce health and productivity. CAWG members come from many organizations, foundations and institutions. They collectively represent over 8,000 employers and 100 million lives. Their work product is a result of collaboration of the individuals and does not necessarily represent the view of their respective organizations.