Case studies

The Center’s research identifies and explores best practices, which in turn are the foundation for policies, programs, and practices that are implemented by organizations seeking to improve worker health, safety, and well-being. Our case studies provide concise summaries of organizational change implemented using a Total Worker Health® integrated approach, and are based on the Center’s previous and current research projects.

The Workplace Organizational Health Study
The Workplace Organizational Health Study sought to improve the health, safety, and well-being of front-line food service workers by identifying working conditions that could be modified to reduce pain and injuries and improve worker well-being. This case study, developed by the Center, summarizes the implementation of the 2+2 Feedback and Coaching tool, previously used with managers and modified for use with employees.
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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
To address rising employee health care expenses, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) launched an initiative to achieve its vision of the healthiest possible workforce, the foundation of which is an organizational culture that advances employee health, safety, and well-being. This case study, developed by the Center in collaboration with HealthPartners, summarizes the DHMC successful Total Worker Health approach and the resulting beneficial outcomes.
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