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September 30, 2009 Gould: More Science Needed on Incentives Based on Employees' Health Profiles. Read more.
May 13, 2009 Two “Leading by Example” Partners Honored at White House. Read more.
April 3, 2009 Partnership Helps Kick Off First-Ever National Workplace Wellness Week. Read more.
March 10, 2009 Tobacco-free toolkit helps businesses increase their bottom lines. Read more.
February 23, 2009 Partnership Board Member Testifies before Congress in Favor of Workplace Health Promotion. Read more.

Congressional Briefings

Impact of Tobacco Tax Increase on Demand for Cessation Care
April 8, 2009
 

Keeping America Healthy through Worksite Health Promotion
July 10, 2008

Fit at Work: The Importance of Worksite Physical Activity
April 23, 2008


Resources

MMWR on Medicaid Coverage for Tobacco Dependence Treatments -  Despite high smoking prevalence (35 percent) among recipients, high economic burden, and the availability of evidence-based and cost-effective treatments, eight state Medicaid programs did not cover any tobacco-dependence treatments, and only one program (Oregon) covered all recommended treatments in 2006. Providing full Medicaid coverage for all recommended tobacco dependence treatments, eliminating barriers to the use of these treatments, promoting treatment use, and educating Medicaid recipients and providers about coverage are critical to reducing tobacco use among this increased-risk population. Partnership's former Vice President of Policy, Corinne Husten, is a co-author on the new study.

Employer Tobacco Control Strategies Video Series
Smoking Cessation Programs   
Effective Tobacco Control Strategies

Coverage for Clinical Preventive Services in Employer-Sponsored Health Plans

Preventive Services: Helping Employers Expand Coverage

Health Policy Priorities for States



Why Invest
(why_invest.pdf)
Recommendations for Improving Your Prevention Investment

This report offers an overview of the results of a nationwide survey—a collaboration between Partnership for Prevention (Partnership) and Mercer Human Resource Consulting, Inc. (Mercer)—that asked employers about their coverage of preventive services both within and outside of a health insurance benefit.  It compares the survey results to key findings from Partnership’s most recent analysis of the relative health impact and cost-effectiveness of 25 preventive services recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).  And it concludes with recommendations to employers for increasing the coverage and use of preventive services.


Smoke Free Policies
(smoke_free_policies.pdf)
Establishing a Smoke-Free Ordinance to Reduce Exposure to Secondhand Smoking in Indoor Worksites and Public Places

An evidence-based tool, based on a recommendation from The Guide to Community Preventive Services (Community Guide), that walks public health practitioners through the steps to build support for and establish a community smoke-free ordinance.


Leading by Example
(leading_by_example.pdf)
Partnership for Prevention's Leading by Example CEO-to-CEO initiative is designed to leverage the workplace to improve health by promoting greater business involvement in health promotion and disease prevention. The macro goal of Leading by Example is for CEOs to influence the American healthcare system to emphasize prevention rather than treatment.


Healthy Workforce 2010 and Beyond
(healthy_workforce_2010_and_beyond.pdf)
An essential health promotion sourcebook for both large and small employers


Investing in a Tobacco Free Future
(investing_in_a_tobacco-free_future.pdf)
How it Benefits your Bottom Line and Community

This publication gives insight to how a business or community can benefit from going tobacco free by improving productivity and profit while reducing health care costs.
   


Investing in Health
(investing_in_health.pdf)
Proven health promotion practices for workplaces

Partnership for Prevention® developed Investing in Health: Proven Health Promotion Practices for Workplaces to provide employers with guidance that can improve employee health by controlling tobacco use, promoting cancer screening and early detection, and encouraging physical activity and healthy eating.