Houston Wellness Association Worksite Wellness Conference
Houston (September 21, 2007) – Dr. Robert Dickinson, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic medical director for Wellness, discusses the importance of wellness in the workplace during a Houston Wellness Association (HWA) press conference. Dr. Dickinson is Kelsey-Seybold's representative to the HWA – a partnership of public- and private-sector organizations committed to promoting wellness throughout greater Houston.
Dr. Dickinson (at podium) and Dr. Spencer Berthelsen (second from right), Chairman of the Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Board of Directors, joined Houston Mayor Bill White (far right), executives of CIGNA HealthCare, Jim "Mattress Mac" McIngvale and other local business leaders to announce plans for a November 16 Worksite Wellness Conference to be held at Minute Maid Park. The day-long conference will focus on implementing wellness programs in the workplace that maximize employee productivity, decrease absenteeism and ultimately improve the bottom line.
From left to right Dr. Robert Dickinson, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic medical director for Wellness; David Toomey, CIGNA HealthCare South Region president and general manager; Kelsey-Seybold Clinic CEO, Dr. Spencer Berthelsen; and David M. Cordani, CIGNA HealthCare president.