Thomas Jefferson University

Main menu:

LiveWell@Jeff

Jefferson's Employee Wellness Program

The program was established to enhance the quality of life of Jefferson employees by promoting healthy lifestyles and reducing the risk of illness by utilizing Jefferson's wide range of educational and clinical resources. Jefferson has partnered with Independence Blue Cross to create a rewards program with an interactive online employee portal through a collaboration with WebMD®. Please read below to learn how you can LiveWell@Jeff!


Membership Discounts at SWEAT Fitness!
Save over $600 per year with a corporate membership at SWEAT Fitness. Employees and their family members are eligible to receive 20% off monthly dues. PLUS receive two free personal training sessions to get you started. For more information or to enroll, please visit Benefits Plus and click on Sports & Fitness.

Jefferson is Bike Friendly - Free, Covered Parking in Hamilton Garage
In addition to other locations on campus, the Hamilton Garage on 11th Street, between Walnut and Locust, now includes dedicated space and bike racks that will accommodate more than 100 bikes. See the Jefferson Bicycle Racks Location List and Map on the Commuter Services website.

EXOS Journey is Here! Click on image below to learn more.

EXOSmonitor

Upcoming Activities

October 22 - Weekly Wellness Walks in October!
12 p.m. - 1 p.m., Meet in front of the Jefferson Bookstore (weather permitting)
Join your colleagues for some fresh air and a brisk walk to Penn’s Landing. The walk will take approximately one hour, but if you only have 30 minutes, come out and walk as long can! Walking has many health benefits including managing weight, improving your mood and staying strong and fit. Walking is safe, simple, and doesn’t require practice!

October 22 - Sleep Apnea: The Silent Epidemic (5 points)
12 p.m. - 1 p.m., 1100 Walnut St, 3rd Floor Conference Room
This lecture will go over what causes sleep apnea and whether you, or a loved one, are at an increased risk for having this disorder. We will discuss what can be done to diagnose and treat the problem, and review some of the innovative treatments we are using here at Jefferson to help people. Please make sure to register beforehand by calling 1-800-JEFF-NOW.

October 28 - JeffQuit (25 points)
6 p.m. - 7 p.m., 925 Chestnut St., Suite 120
This 3-session event is also at this location on 11/11 and 11/18. Based on a proven method, JeffQuit maximizes success by gradually decreasing the amount of nicotine over a three-week period – providing the greatest reduction of withdrawal symptoms. Please make sure to register beforehand by calling 1-800-JEFF-NOW.

October 29 - Hand Hygiene: Are You and Your Family Ready for Winter (5 points)
12 p.m. - 1 p.m., 1100 Walnut St, 3rd Floor Conference Room
As winter rapidly approaches, learn important tips about hand washing, products to buy and disease prevention. Please make sure to register beforehand by calling 1-800-JEFF-NOW.

Ongoing Activities

Pharmacy Consults (5 points)
The Pharmacy Department is pleased to offer you and your family a 30-minute consult which includes a comprehensive medication review including prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs and herbal/supplements. Call or email Christie Halas, 5-1782 / christine.halas@jeffersonhospital.org, to schedule an appointment.

Convenient Cancer Screening Progam for Women (15-30 points)
Jefferson now provides multiple screenings in ONE location and ONE visit (offered at Center City and Methodist locations). You can schedule screenings together: mammogram and colon cancer pre-screening and GYN exam. Call 1-800-JEFF-NOW to schedule your appointment.

Lung Cancer Screening Program
Jefferson Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine has partnered with Human Resources to offer a comprehensive Lung Cancer Screening Program to employees for free. The screening program includes a low dose CT scan of the chest, physical examination, breathing test, review of the CT scan by a radiologist and smoking cessation counseling. To schedule an appointment, please call the Lung Cancer Screening Program at (215) 955-2584. For more information, please review FAQs.

Rewards Program

About the 2014 Wellness Program

Please review below documents to learn how to participate in LiveWell@Jeff.

About the Program & Required Activities
2014 LiveWell@Jeff Activities & Point System
Biometric Screening Results Brochure - take to your primary care physician visit
IBC Portal Guide - how to create account and access IBC Portal
FAQs

Spouse/Domestic Partner Criteria

Spouses/Domestic Partners on your health plan must also complete the required activities listed above in order for you to receive the reward. They will have access to the IBC Wellness Portal beginning January 1, 2014 and will be able to enter any completed activities since November 1. Their activities will not receive points as they are not required to earn 70 points; they must only complete the required activities and enter them into the Portal, by September 30, 2014.

Jefferson employees who are the primary insurance carrier on the Jefferson Health Plans are eligible to earn rewards and points.