Washington DC, September 15, 2022 – For more than a quarter century, the nonprofit organization known as The Health Project has annually awarded organizations with proven health improvement programs through the prestigious C. Everett Koop National Health Award. Today, The Health Project announced leading mobility his supplier Denso as the 2022 winner.
When it comes to promoting employee health, DENSO literally adopts the concept of “meeting people on the spot”. In 2017, DENSO will integrate health coaching into its regular workflow after claims analysis showed the company’s wellness strategy could do more to reduce common health risks for its employee population. We have started a new program. Roaming Health Coaches engage with employees in their normal work environment. This removed barriers to access and increased contact with health coaches from his 16% of the population annually to his 93%.
Regular contact has helped create a culture of wellness by innovatively combining small group contact during team meetings with one-on-one coaching in the field where employees work. Consistent engagement allows coaches to build relationships and adapt to each individual’s needs, interests, and readiness for change. This model also connected more employees to other program resources. For example, health coaches often refer or direct employees to relevant disease management, onsite health centers, and employee assistance programs based on the employee’s unique needs.
Results showed that the program improved measures of blood pressure, cholesterol, physical activity, diet, sleep, social support, tobacco use and alcohol consumption, significantly reducing health risks across the workforce. is shown. In addition to reducing health risks, the company has also noticed a decrease in healthcare spending trends among those employed, and has reported improvements in musculoskeletal injury rates and employee satisfaction.
“We are honored to receive this award,” said Marty Deschennes, president of Denso’s manufacturing facility in Athens, Tennessee, one of the Denso US factories participating in the program. “This award represents the high level of commitment and effectiveness of our program and our continued commitment to the health and well-being of all team members.”
Due to the stringent standards required to document health improvements and cost savings, only 70 organizations have received this prestigious award since The Health Project was founded. as its honorary chairman.
Dr. Ron Goetzel, President and CEO of The Health Project, said: “The Health Project is honored to add DENSO to its list of award-winning organizations. I hope it inspires you to think creatively.”
In addition to the 2022 winners, Ericsson and Perdue Farms were honored. The award will be presented at the Annual Health Promotion Research Organization (HERO) Forum on September 22, 2022 in Amelia Island, Florida. For more information on the C. Everett Koop National Health Award and award-winning health promotion programs, please visit http://thehealthproject.com.
About health project
The Health Project, Inc. (The Health Project, “THP”) is a tax-exempt, not-for-profit corporation founded to effect significant attitude and behavior change in addressing the health and well-being of Americans. THP’s mission is to seek out, evaluate, promote and disseminate lessons learned from best-in-class health promotion and disease prevention programs that have been proven effective in improving the health and related business outcomes of the workforce population. I’m here. The C. Everett Koop National Health Awards are presented annually to workplace, community or provider programs that have been well integrated into an organization’s infrastructure and have resulted in significant improvements in people’s health and noteworthy business performance.
Denso is a $45.1 billion global mobility supplier that develops advanced technologies and components for virtually every vehicle make and model on the road today. With manufacturing at its core, DENSO invests in 198 facilities to manufacture electrification systems, powertrain systems, thermal systems, mobility electronics and advanced devices, creating jobs that directly change the way the world works. The company’s more than 167,000 employees are paving the way for a future of mobility that improves lives, eliminates traffic accidents and protects the environment. Denso, with its global headquarters in Kariya, Japan, spent 9.0% of its global consolidated sales on research and development in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2022. For more information on Global DENSO, please visit https://www.denso.com/global/. en/.
In North America, DENSO is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, and employs more than 27,000 engineers, researchers and skilled workers at 51 locations in the United States, Canada and Mexico. In the United States alone, Denso employs more than 17,700 people in 14 states (and the District of Columbia) and 41 locations. In the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022, Denso of North America generated his $9.5 billion in consolidated sales. DENSO is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion both inside and outside the company. This is the principle that brings together unique perspectives, strengthens innovation, and drives DENSO forward. Join densocareers.com to not only move the world, but build your career: densocareers.com. For more information, visit https://www.denso.com/us-ca/en/ please.