UL EHS Sustainability Partners with U.S. Preventive Medicine to Provide Increased Health and Wellness Solutions
FRANKLIN, Tenn., Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — U.S. Preventive Medicine (USPM), a leader in Population Health Management, has partnered with UL EHS Sustainability to integrate its wellness solutions into UL’s award-winning PURE™ software platform. U.S. Preventive Medicine uniquely combines innovative wellness programs with health coaching and care management. UL EHS Sustainability is the industry’s leading provider of workplace health, safety, and sustainability solutions. The agreement will increase the services that UL provides to Employee Health and Occupational Medicine customers by delivering USPM’s products, services, and expertise.
Companies are beginning to see employee wellness as an extension of Health and Safety and a benefit both to employees and to business operations. UL and USPM previously worked together to develop an Integrated Health and Safety Institute, housed within UL, and to develop an online course intended to help employers integrate their health and safety programming in ways that can bolster bottom-line results while improving the health and wellbeing of their workers. This new partnership is in line with the trends and research of the Integrated Health and Safety Institute and builds on the ideas presented in the course material.
“We are honored and excited to partner with UL EHS Sustainability,” said Ron Loeppke, M.D., MPH, FACOEM, FACPM, Vice Chairman of U.S. Preventive Medicine. “By combining USPM’s precision analytics derived through our Health and Wellbeing Assessment with the UL EHS Sustainability platform, we will create better visibility into the relationship between wellbeing and occupational health. Further, we believe that the combination will create enhanced value for employers by both targeting and addressing health risks and chronic conditions that are linked to safety incidents. Together, USPM and UL EHS Sustainability will help reduce the burden of healthcare costs and the burden of employee health risks and health conditions for organizations nationwide.”
“Companies today need to understand all of the risks associated with their business, whether from the environment, workforce safety, or employee health and wellness. This partnership will allow us to help our customers identify key risks and offer assistance,” said Mark Ward, General Manager of UL EHS Sustainability. “This agreement with U.S. Preventive Medicine lets us help companies better manage their wellness programs, allowing them to improve the bottom line and keep their most important assets—their people—healthy, safe, and on-the-job.” Visit www.ULEHSSustainability.com for more information.
U.S. Preventive Medicine is a leader in Population Health Management and uniquely combines innovative wellness programs with health coaching and care management. Through USPM’s Population Health Management services, clinical analytics and proven outcomes, populations with active participants get and stay healthier, improve their well-being and require less costly medical treatment. USPM delivers Population Health Management services through the combination of an online flagship product The Preventive PlanTM, and human engagement by health coaches and care management nurses to deliver an integrated and robust preventive medicine solution.
USPM utilizes precision analytics derived from claims data, a dynamic health and well-being assessment, biometric screenings and other sources to identify member health risks and prevalence rates. Thus, each member receives their own personalized Preventive PlanTM. This personalized plan helps create sustainable behavior change through engagement techniques that include online and live-call health coaching and care management to help members actively participate in enhancing their health status and well-being thereby improving their Preventive ScoreTM. Visit http://www.uspm.com to learn more.
UL fosters safe living and working conditions for people everywhere through the application of science to solve safety, security and sustainability challenges. The UL Mark engenders trust enabling the safe adoption of innovative new products and technologies. Everyone at UL shares a passion to make the world a safer place. We test, inspect, audit, certify, validate, verify, advise and train and we support these efforts with software solutions for safety and sustainability. To learn more about us, visit UL.com.
About UL EHS Sustainability
UL EHS Sustainability empowers organizations to protect the well-being of workers, reduce risk, improve productivity, enhance compliance, and drive measurable business improvement through its EHS, occupational health, environmental, supply chain, sustainability, and corporate social responsibility platforms. Its new PURE™ Platform is a full suite of environment, health, safety, sustainability and supply chain software solutions designed for users who want total connectivity and visibility into the overall health, safety, and sustainability of their organization. More than 2,000 organizations in over 20 major industries including manufacturing, healthcare, and construction & energy, trust UL’s tools to meet their expanding needs. To learn more, visit www.ULEHSSustainability.com or call 888.202.3016.
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