Tidelands Health leader serves as keynote speaker at national occupational health professionals conference

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Published on November 04, 2019

Tidelands Health leader serves as keynote speaker at national occupational health professionals conference

The success of health and wellness initiatives benefiting Tidelands Health employee and physician partners recently took center stage at a national conference.

Jan HarperJan Harper, senior vice president and chief human resources officer at Tidelands Health, shared the health system’s success as a keynote speaker at the National Association of Occupational Health Professionals annual conference in Phoenix.

Speaking to approximately 500 attendees, Harper presented “Culture of Wellness and Safety: Our Journey to Best in Class.” The hour-long presentation explored the tremendous benefits Tidelands Health employee and physician partners have experienced through a series of loss prevention, care coordination and wellness initiatives implemented by the health system over the past decade.

“The small steps we’ve taken through the years have combined to create dramatic results,” Harper said. “It’s a true success story that is becoming a model for others in the health care industry nationwide. I was proud to present the Tidelands Health story to such an esteemed group of occupational health professionals during their annual conference.”

Harper, who joined Tidelands Health in 2006, has served as president of the South Carolina Healthcare Human Resources Association and North Carolina Healthcare Human Resources Association. He also has served on the board of directors of the Florida State Healthcare Human Resources Association.

The National Association of Occupational Health Professionals provides education and networking opportunities as well as development of occupational health programs in areas such as wellness, urgent care, employee health and more.

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