Taking Your Wellness Program to the Next Level and Much More, Only at the EHBC

The Employer Healthcare & Benefits Congress, taking place in Los Angeles form October 2 – 4, is gearing up to feature our best line up of speakers yet. With industry speakers from across the employee benefits industry including corporate wellness, voluntary benefits, self funding, the latest developments in healthcare reform, and full integration with the World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress, the EHBC has all of the information and networking you need to advance your career.

Here four of the speakers at this year’s event you can afford to miss!

Rani Brar, Health Plan and Wellness Manager, Duke Realty

Ranjita-Brar-headshot-webRani Brar currently serves as Health Plan and Wellness Manager at Duke Realty, one of the nation’s largest commercial real estate companies employing 763 associates. Through Rani’s 9 years with Duke Realty she has participated in the planning, designing, implementing and administering of Duke Realty’s health plan and wellness programs. Prior to joining Duke Realty, Rani received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a specialization in Industrial Organization Psychology at Purdue University. While pursuing her degree, Rani also studied at Oxford University in England and traveled to Juticalpa, Honduras on a humanitarian mission. Rani is a Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist, a member of WELCOA faculty and a graduate of the United Leadership program.

Rani will join Deidre Woods in presenting the session “Power of the People: Empowering Wellness Champions to Take Your Wellness Program to the Next Level.” This session will explore strategies to grow a wellness champion network, galvanize its proliferating power, and succeed with a more healthy, happy and productive workforce. These players are not only influencers to the larger employee population, but they often lead corporate and cultural change within an organization.

 

Deidre Woods, Wellness Champion/Sr. Business Systems Analyst, Duke Realty

Deidre-Woods-headshot-webDeidre Woods is a Senior Business Analyst for Duke Reality, one of the nation’s largest commercial real estate companies employing 763 associates.

She will join Rani Brar in the session “Power of the People: Empowering Wellness Champions to Take Your Wellness Program to the Next Level” where she will share her experiences as a wellness champion for her company’s wellness program.  These players are not only influencers to the larger employee population, but they often lead corporate and cultural change within an organization and can play a pivotal role in the success of a wellness program.

 

 

Jonathan Heath, National Sales Director, HMS

Jonathan-Heath-headshot Jonathan has been consulting brokers and employers on successful benefits cost containment strategies such as medical plan auditing and dependent verification auditing for over five years with HMS. He has worked in the health insurance industry for over 15 years.

Jonathan will join Karen Post in presenting a session titled “Self-Funded Savings Summit: an Employer and a Vendor Share Best Practices for Medical Plan Audits,” which will feature input from a leading employer, which conducted a medical plan audit through a leading medical plan audit company at the recommendation of their broker. This session will touch on some of the key aspects of an audit, including the financial impact it can have for self-funded employers and its critical role as a trust-building tool.

 

 

Jessica Moser, Vice President, Regional and Small Markets Strategy Group Benefits, MetLife, Inc.

Jessica-Moser-Headshot-webJessica Moser is vice president of MetLife’s Group Benefits Regional and Small Markets Strategy organization. In this role, Moser is responsible for creating and implementing strategies to drive growth for the group insurance businesses with 2 – 5,000 employees. She ensures strategic plans are in place for both Regional and Small markets based on analysis of key internal frameworks, competitor developments, and overall market trends. Moser joined MetLife in 1998, with over 10 years of experience in the information management field at companies including EMI-Capitol Music Group and Ernst & Young. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the State University of New York at Albany and a Master of Arts from Hunter College.

Jessica will join Alan Cohen and Doug Adelberg to present the session “Rise Up! The Changing Benefits Landscape Starts With You (Employers, Brokers & Insurers).” This session will cover how to take a proactive role in improving the flawed health care system in America, Why it’s essential to put the benefits consumer (i.e. the employee) first when considering any new benefits strategy or innovation, How to create new models of benefits selection that meet each employees’ unique set of needs and much more!