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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!

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.

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.


Upcoming Activities

December 3 - Stay Safe for the Holidays and Winter (5 points)
12 p.m. - 1 p.m., 1100 Walnut St, 3rd Floor Conference Room 
Join us as we develop "Street Smarts" to reduce your risk of harm and to protect yourself during the craziness of the holidays and the darkness of the winter season. Learn strategies that will keep you and your family safe and let you enjoy all the gifts of the holidays and the beauty of the winter. Please make sure to register beforehand by calling 1-800-JEFF-NOW

December 9 - Bariatric Surgery Seminar (5 points)
5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m., Methodist, Morgan Conference Room
Meet our physicians, learn about various procedures and find out if bariatric surgery is right for you or a member of your family. Please make sure to register beforehand by calling 1-800-JEFF-NOW. An additonal seminar is available on December 10 from 6-7:30pm in Bluemle 107.

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 /, 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. Please review the below for key updates:

  • Employees and their covered spouse/domestic partner will no longer use the IBC Portal to record wellness activities after September 30, 2014
  • Point structure will be very similar to last year’s program
  • Covered spouses/domestic partners will need to complete required activities by September 30, 2015
  • Once all 2015 program requirements are met, employees will be eligible to receive the 2016 Wellness rates, beginning January 1, 2016

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