incentaHEALTH to present wellness framework at the International Conference on Commercial Driver Health and Wellness
BALTIMORE, MD, November 8, 2010 – Todd McGuire, COO/CTO of incentaHEALTH, will speak today at the International Conference on Commercial Driver Health and Wellness in Baltimore, MD. The event is being hosted by Transportation Research Board of the National Academies and is being held at the Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel from November 8-10, 2010.
Under the tagline “Research on the Health and Wellness of Commercial Truck and Bus Drivers,” the conference aims to bring together organizations looking to control health care costs through wellness programs. The conference is being sponsored by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Mr. McGuire will be giving a talk entitled “The 4 R’s of Wellness: How to avoid the most common wellness program pitfalls & build programs that work ” and will be sharing lessons learned from designing and deploying incentive-based wellness programs in numerous organizations.
About the Transportation Research Board
The Transportation Research Board is one of six major divisions of the National Research Council, which serves as an independent adviser to the federal government and others on scientific and technical questions of national importance. The National Research Council is jointly administered by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine. The mission of the Transportation Research Board is to provide leadership in transportation innovation and progress through research and information exchange, conducted within a setting that is objective, interdisciplinary, and multimodal. The Board’s varied activities annually engage about 7,000 engineers, scientists, and other transportation researchers and practitioners from the public and private sectors and academia, all of whom contribute their expertise in the public interest. The program is supported by state transportation departments, federal agencies including the component administrations of the U.S. Department of Transportation, and other organizations and individuals interested in the development of transportation. For more information, visit: www.TRB.org
incentaHEALTH is an innovative health care technology company based in Denver, Colorado. incentaHEALTH’s fully outsourced, employee weight management program is designed to help organizations reduce their health care costs by offering incentives to employees for improving 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 maintaining long term health improvements. For more information, visit http://www.incentaHEALTH.com.