Well ‘Canes Incentives Program - Participate to Earn up to $300

The Well ‘Canes Incentives Program is designed to encourage you to learn about your personal health, motivate you to maintain or improve your overall well-being, and earn up to $300. You can begin earning points by registering today and participating in the wellness activities listed below.

• Walking ’Canes (500 points, automatically added after completion of program)
Team UM 2014 Corporate Run/Walk (250 points, automatically added after conclusion of event)
• Annual Physical Exam (250 points)
• Online Health Assessment (250 points)
• Food Log (5 points/day, maximum 500)
• Exercise Log (15 points/day, maximum 500)
• Annual Mammogram (250 points)
• Annual Colonoscopy (250 points)
• Aetna Healthy Lifestyle Coaching Program (500 points)
• Aetna Beginning Right Maternity Program (500 points)
• Aetna Disease Management Program (1,250 points)

When you earn 750 points, you will receive $150 in your UM payroll check. If you earn an additional 750 points (1,500 total) you will receive an additional $150 in your UM payroll check.

Register for the Well ‘Canes Incentives Program HERE.

All faculty and staff enrolled in a UM/Aetna medical plan as primary policy holders are eligible to participate in the incentives program. Deadlines to complete wellness activities vary. Please refer to the program guide below for more information.

2014 Well ‘Canes Wellness Incentive Program Guide
How to Register Tip Sheet
2014 Well ‘Canes Incentive Program Frequently Asked Questions

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Olveen Carrasquillo, M.D., M.P.H., discussed the seasonal flu during an interactive “Meet the Docs” session at the Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Carrasquillo’s touched on the topics of prevention techniques and tips, treatment options, and more. If you were unable to attend the live session, click here to view the live recording.

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The UM Approach to Wellness

Our wellness philosophy embraces a multi-dimensional strategy that not only enhances your physical health, but also helps to strengthen your relationships in and out of the workplace, community involvement, and financial wellness. At UM, we are committed to promoting employee health, healthy lifestyles and active participation in wellness programs offered through Well ’Canes. And thanks to our dedicated partnership with UHealth, you have easy access to specialized care from any of our 1,200 UHealth physicians in more than 100 medical specialties and subspecialties including sports medicine, ophthalmology, cardiology and neurology.

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Well ’Canes Helps you Stay Healthy

More than 80 percent of disease in the U.S. is preventable.  Whether you are seeking to become more active, lose weight, quit smoking, reduce stress or just stay fit, the resources offered to you through the UM Wellness Programs will start you on your long-term plan for health and help you make lifelong changes.

 
Be Smoke Free Wellness Classes Cardiovascular Wellness
Healthy Lifestyle Coaching Aetna Inteli-Health Weight Watchers at Work
Free Preventive Care Plan For Your Health Herbert Wellness Center
Stress Management Consultations Health-E Living Newsletter Miller School Wellness Center
Disease Management Childbirth Classes

 

 

 

 

UM is a Fit-Friendly Employer

For the fourth consecutive year the University of Miami has received Gold Level recognition in the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Companies program. UM is being recognized for its commitment to providing physical activity and wellness opportunities for its employees.