Jackson National Life Insurance Company Offers Its Employees incentaHEALTH Weight Loss and Wellness Program
DENVER, CO — (MARKET WIRE) – February 12, 2010 — incentaHEALTH announced that Jackson National Life Insurance Company® (Jackson®) will now offer incentaHEALTH’s weight loss and wellness program to employees at the company’s Denver and Lansing, Mich. offices. Jackson is headquartered in Lansing, Mich. and has almost 3,300 employees across the US, with 1,700 in the Lansing area and 650 in Denver.
incentaHEALTH’s patent-pending program is designed to help participating employees lose weight and develop healthy lifestyle habits through the incentaHEALTH cash incentives-driven program. incentaHEALTH is a completely outsourced, turn-key program.
“We first piloted the incentaHEALTH program at our Lansing offices and it was so well received, we decided to offer it to our Denver associates as well,” said Cheng Hsu, Benefits Manager at Jackson. “incentaHEALTH has become an integral part of our overall wellness program, which helps our associates make healthier lifestyle choices.”.
“All an employer needs to supply is a location, in the hallway, cafeteria, or any other small space, where employees can privately weigh themselves on our computerized scale, which we call the HEALTHspot,” said Jack Rule, CEO of incentaHEALTH. “Their data is sent directly to incentaHEALTH, but never shared with the employer, preserving employee privacy and minimizing the administrative burden on the employer.”
In daily personalized emails, incentaHEALTH’s fitness advisors recommend participants make lifestyle changes that they can maintain the rest of their lives. These suggestions include eating healthy foods more frequently in smaller portions, as well as exercising regularly.
“Having access to someone who can guide you through the ups and downs of weight loss is a key part of this program,” said Courtney Lake, Fitness Advisor for incentaHEALTH.
Participants can chat electronically real-time or by email with their advisors, and chart their success through online access to their own private progress reports.
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.