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NEXT GENERATION HERO Employee Health Management (EHM) Best Practices Scorecard in Collaboration with Mercer

Best Practices Scorecard Version 4.0 - Online
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Launching the Next Generation of the Scorecard Version 4.0

The HERO Scorecard Version 4.0 is the result of more than a year of discussions (and sometime debates) among a panel of EHM experts.  New questions cover practices that either didn’t exist or were just emerging when Version 3 was created – like outcomes-based incentives and gamification strategies.  We’ve also been able to use what we’ve learned about which best practices have the biggest impact, to shift emphasis in terms of both the number of questions asked and the number of points allocated to them.  For example, analysis of HERO Scorecard data (as well as other research) has shown that organizations that commit to creating a comprehensive culture of health have substantially better EHM outcomes.  Accordingly, we’ve broadened the “Leadership Support” section of the Scorecard; in V4, it is called “Organizational Support” and includes new questions on culture, including the physical work environment.
      

Other key changes include:

  • New questions on incentives, including outcomes-based incentives and intrinsic reward strategies
  • New questions on engagement strategies, including the use of mobile apps and devices, challenges, and other social networking strategies §Updated questions on program design, including more detailed questions on lifestyle coaching
  • New questions on program integration, including disability programs §New section on program outcomes with quantitative questions permitting study of ROI/VOI
  • Additional demographic questions for more precise benchmarking


The HERO Employee Health Management (EHM) Best Practices Scorecard is designed to help organizations learn about EHM best practices – and discover opportunities to improve their programs and measure progress over time. Developed in consultation with leading authorities on EHM, this industry leading tool provides you with an instant assessment of how your program stacks up to others in the national Scorecard database.

Scorecard Participants

Review a list of companies that have taken the HERO Scorecard.

Best Practices and Tools

Not ready to jump in?  Here are best practices, practical advice and some helpful tools for using the Scorecard Steps for getting the most out of the Scorecard. Click on any circle for more detail in that step.

Contributors

HERO would like to recognized the key contributors to the development of Version 4.0 of the HERO Scorecard. 










 

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