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How we work

Washington Wellness aims to build, grow, and sustain effective worksite wellness programs to maximize individual and organizational health and well-being that follows both legislative and governor guidance:

Goal

Build, grow, and sustain effective worksite wellness programs to maximize individual and organizational health and well-being.

Strategies

  1. Evaluate data to characterize population.
    • Organization Well-being Assessment reports.
    • SmartHealth participation data.
    • Needs assessments.
    • Key informant interviews.
    • Human resources data.
    • Advisory and stakeholder group feedback.
    • Wellness studies and research.
  2. Develop, implement, and monitor evidence-based and population-focused approaches.
    • SmartHealth.
    • Tobacco cessation programs.
    • Diabetes prevention and management programs.
    • Chronic disease self-management programs.
  3. Develop worksite wellness capacity.
    • Organizational best health and well-being practices.
    • Employee wellness support.
    • Wellness coordinator professional development.
    • Technical assistance to agencies, higher education, and political subgroups.
    • Integrate worksite and online employee wellness.
  4. Engage target population.
    • Promote health and wellness tools, resources, and programs.
    • SmartHealth.
    • Diabetes prevention program.
    • Tobacco cessation programs.
  5. Maintain and improve Washington Wellness operations.
    • Program planning, implementation, management and evaluation.
    • Internal staff capacity building.

Contact

Email: wawellness@hca.wa.gov
Phone: 360-725-1700