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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 RedBrick Health to create a rewards program with an interactive online employee portal. Please read below to learn how you can LiveWell@Jeff!

RedBrick Health Is Here!

Jefferson has partnered with RedBrick Health to improve the online user experience to help you in more ways to LiveWell@Jeff. Go to now to register for the portal! All benefits-eligible employees of Jefferson and their spouse or domestic partner, and members of 1199C enrolled in a Jefferson-sponsored health plan and their spouse or domestic partner are eligible to participate in RedBrick Activities. 


The reward program period is from 10/1/14 – 9/30/15. Employees will be able to record their Jefferson-sponsored activities in the portal beginning in February that occur during the full program period. Several RedBrick activities are available now, including a cool new feature that allows you to sync your fitness tracking device (FitBit, Jawbone, etc.) to the portal! See the below documents for more information.

How to Get Started
Activities & Points
Fitness Device Tracker/App Sync List
Health Screening Form

Membership Discounts at Local Gyms!
Take advantage of gym discounts through Benefits Plus, our voluntary benefits program. SWEAT Fitness,The Sporting Club at The Bellevue, and 12th Street Gym are offering employees significant savings on monthly memberships and initiation fees. Additional gym discounts will be added throughout the year. For more information or to enroll, please visit Benefits Plus and click on Sports & Fitness.

Holiday Tips from FirstCall
Stay happy and healthy during the holiday season with tips from FirstCall, Jefferson's Employee Assistance Program.  

Healthy Eating
Coping with Grief
Priceless Gifts

EXOS Journey is Here!

EXOSmonitorClick on image below to learn more.

Upcoming Activities

January - Fitness Classes at Myrna Brind Center
1013 Chestnut St
Yoga: Every Monday from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Group Fitness: Every Monday & Wednesday from 12:30 - 1:15 p.m. or Tuesday & Thurday from 7:30 - 8:15 a.m.
For more information, please contact 215-503-6222. 

January 7 - Intro to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (5 points)
5:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m., 1013 Chestnut St
This workshop provides a taste of the fundamentals of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, which has been shown to reduce anxiety, depression and pain, and to improve well-being. Please make sure to register beforehand by calling 1-800-JEFF-NOW.  

January 7 - Expectant Parent Workshop (5 points)
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., 833 Chestnut St, Jefferson Obstetrics & Gynecology
This class will cover important topics and information including: Jefferson’s Maternity Leave Benefits, Jefferson services for OB and Pediatric Care and initiating a plan for pregnancy and post-partum periods. Please make sure to register by calling 503-HRSC before January 5.  

January 7 - JeffQuit (25 points)
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., 925 Chestnut St, Suite 120
This 3-session event is also at this location on 1/21 and 1/28. 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.  

January 8 - Healthy Living/Healthy You (25 points)
12:15 p.m. - 1:10 p.m., 1013 Chestnut St
An 8-week program with one 55-minute session each week that combines scientific dietary principles with effective fitness techniques that are simple to learn and incorporate into daily practice. Anyone can benefit, regardless of current weight or fitness level. Please make sure to register beforehand by calling 1-800-JEFF-NOW.  

January 15 - Registration Ends for Weight Watchers (25 points)
Gibbon, Room 9330
Make your New Year's resolution to stay fit and healthy throughout the year! Weight Watchers 10-week session meets every Thursday at 12-1pm or 1-2pm, beginning January 22. Please be sure to register by January 15.

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. Contact Christie Halas, or          5-1782, to schedule an appointment.

Convenient Cancer Screening Progam for Women (10-20 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 2015 Wellness Program

The LiveWell@Jeff program will be partnering with RedBrick Health for the 2015 wellness year. RedBrick offers an enhanced user experience, better disease management and accessibility through web and mobile apps. Employees will also be able to sync their fitness trackers, such as a Fitbit, to the portal! The RedBrick Portal will be available beginning in December and activities may be counted from October 1, 2014. Once all 2015 program requirements are met, employees will be eligible to receive the 2016 wellness rates, beginning January 1, 2016. Requirements include:

  • Complete a 15-minute Compass health assessment by September 30, 2015.*
  • Complete health screening (biometric) either onsite this spring, at your physician’s office using RedBrick form or at participating pharmacies by September 15, 2015 to allow time for processing. List of participating pharmacies will be available on the RedBrick portal. Please be aware, screening results are no longer self-report and will be submitted to RedBrick’s portal by the organization completing your screening.*
  • Earn 70 points through RedBrick and Jefferson sponsored Activities by September 30, 2015.

*Spouses/domestic partners covered under an employee's Jefferson coverage are also required to complete the Compass health assessment and a health screening for employees to earn 2016 wellness rates. They are encouraged to participate in RedBrick healthy activities but do not earn points.