incentaHEALTH to Lead Discussion on Wellness Program Engagement at World Obesity Congress
WASHINGTON, DC, September 27, 2010 -Jack Rule, CEO of incentaHEALTH, will speak at the 5th Annual World Obesity Congress in Washington, DC. The event is being hosted by The World Health Care Congress Leadership Summit and is being held at the Washington Hilton from September 28-30, 2010.
Under the tagline “Convening Health Plans, Employers and Providers to Address the Economic Burden of Obesity through Behavioral, Prevention and Wellness Initiatives,” the conference aims to bring together organizations looking to control health care costs through wellness programs.
Mr. Rule will be giving a talk entitled “The top 10 mistakes companies make when trying to engage employees in a wellness program” and will be sharing lessons learned from designing and deploying incentive-based wellness programs in numerous organizations.
Also presenting on the session will be Paul Estabrooks, Director of the Translational Obesity Research Program at Virginia Tech University.
incentaHEALTH is an innovative health care technology company with headquarters in Denver, Colorado. incentaHEALTH’s system is designed to help self-insured employers reduce their health care costs by incentivizing employees to improve their health. This is achieved by helping employees manage their weight through the use of interactive email coaching, workplace weigh-ins on private kiosks, and cash rewards for sustained weight loss success. Organizations throughout the U.S. have implemented this health care solution for their employees and are reporting significant success. For more information, visit: http://www.incentaHEALTH.com.