On-Site Education Programs to Improve Employees’ Health and Well-Being
The University Hospitals Accountable Care Organization (UHACO) offers access to health education programs that can address the specific needs of your employees.
These programs may be offered in person within your workplace for up to 40 participants or virtually to reach a greater audience. Each program is delivered through 60- or 90-minute group sessions (one per week) and includes course materials and individual support.
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UH Tobacco Cessation
University Hospitals offers connections to several tobacco cessation programs, including the American Lung Association’s (ALA’s) Freedom From Smoking Program. This is an evidence-based, seven-week course led by a certified facilitator.
ALA’s Freedom From Smoking provides:
- Participant workbooks and audio meditations
- Practical and proven quit strategies
- Realistic goal setting
- Positive, supportive environment
- Collaborative, encouraging community
Participants set their own quit date and will be supported by program participants, guest speakers and a facilitator for the duration of the program.
Created and led by UHACO registered dietitians, the evidence-based OptiWeight program is designed to inspire participants to improve their nutrition and increase physical activity by providing practical strategies that can be incorporated into busy schedules.
UH OptiWeight provides:
- A structure for individualized and attainable goals
- Tips for food shopping and preparation
- Practice in reading and understanding food labels
- Strategies for using mindfulness at mealtimes
- Easy recipes and cooking lessons
- Ideas for adding more practical physical activity into your day
Each participant will set their own goals and will be supported by a UH OptiWeight™ coach throughout the program.