Michigan Wellness Council Educational Workplace Wellness Event: “Wellness: Does It Work? Insights Based on Choice Architecture & Behavioral Economics”

Michigan Wellness Council




This program is approved for 1.5 recertification credit hours toward PHR®, SPHR® and GPHR® recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015


8:00 am – Registration, continental breakfast and networking.
8:30 am – Meeting, featuring a presentation by Jeff Dobro, M.D. Chief Medical Officer                            RedBrick Health Corporation.
10:00 am – Program adjourn

$25 advance registration; $30 registration on the day of the event.
Register now and learn more by following this: http://bit.ly/1fnP8HK OR email rita.patel@michiganwellnesscouncil.org

Program Details: “Wellness: Does It Work? Insights Based on Choice Architecture & Behavioral Economics”

Presentation Objectives: With noise in the popular press, some are questioning the value of wellness programs. This session will review engagement and behavior-change best practices, present original research on the outcomes of a model that meets people where they are, and reveal surprising findings on the link between design and outcomes.

Participants will:

  1. Gain a deeper understanding of engagement and behavior-change best practices.
  2. Learn about original research on the outcomes of a model that meets people where they are.
  3. Better understand design of workplace wellness programs affects outcomes.
  4. Recognize the benefits from findings on the link between design and outcomes.

Speaker Biography

Jeff Dobro, M.D. oversees RedBrick’s clinical strategy. Jeff joined RedBrick in 2011 with over 20 years of thought leadership in integrated health management solutions including comprehensive care management, condition management, wellness programs and provider based health services for employers, managed care and provider based companies. Most recently, he was Senior Consultant and Eastern Region practice leader in Towers Watson’s Health Management practice. Prior to that, Jeff spent five years as a financial analyst on Wall Street covering the health care industry. He has also served as Principal at Creative Medical Management, Chief Medical Officer at Telesis Medical Management and Regional Chief Medical Officer at New York Life.

Location: Marsh & McLennan Agency, 3331 W Big Beaver Rd # 200, Troy, MI 48084

Michigan Wellness Council (MWC) (http://www.michiganwellnesscouncil.org/) is a nonprofit whose mission is to be the pioneer of wellness innovation for employers and State with the vision to inspire successful integration of wellness best practices in the workplace through access to quality resources and forums. Michigan Wellness Council offers regular public group meetings, on-site speaker series, and strategic consulting to mid/small employers on developing, implementing, and revising worksite wellness programs. Contact: Rita Patel rita.patel@michiganwellnesscouncil.org

Contact: Rita Patel – Director, Michigan Wellness Council