Arizona Employee Wellness Program
Employees Choosing Healthy Options (ECHO)
ECHO is a comprehensive wellness program designed for all Banner Health employees. While on your Journey, ECHO is here to encourage and support you in maintaining a healthier lifestyle. ECHO can help you understand your individual health risks, find resources to minimize your risks and provide information that empowers you to make wise decisions about your personal wellness.
Eligibility and Enrollment
All full-time, part-time, PRN, and per diem Banner Health employees are eligible for ECHO Employee Wellness benefits. No enrollment necessary.
Costs are associated with some services. Contact ECHO for details.
Note: * Indicates community members, volunteers, contract, registry and temporary employees are eligible for these ECHO Employee Wellness benefits.
A traditional Chinese medicine practice to restore balance in the body. Common ailments include but are not limited to: pain control, allergies, headaches, depression, fatigue and/or digestion disorders. Click here for more information.
Note: You must be 14 years or older for acupuncture. If you are less than 18 years of age, you must be accompanied by your parent or guardian. At this time we do not provide acupuncture for those patients who are pregnant.
Evaluations are done to identify challenges and offer solutions to improve workstation comfort. Assessment includes: education on avoiding risks, workstation adjustments if necessary and a written report with recommendations. It is the responsibility of the requesting department to purchase any recommended equipment.
- Employees e-mail ECHO to schedule an evaluation.
Group classes, demos and education in various exercise modalities such as: Zumba, Pilates, yoga and stretch.
Mindfulness—The practice of Mindfulness quiets the mind and brings you into the present moment. It helps to move you out of the past and keeps you from drifting into the future, while fostering a state of relaxation and stress reduction. Below is a Mindfulness audio presentation presented by an ECHO Certified Hypnotherapist, Carol-Ann Henritze.
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Skin Cancer Screenings
A health care provider performs a baseline risk assessment looking for changes in the skin, moles, or skin lesions that may increase your risk for skin cancer. Screening includes: risk factor identification, physical exam, education and prevention information. If the provider does find suspicious areas, you will be referred to your physician or dermatologist for further evaluation.
- Use online scheduling to make your appointment.
- Contact your state tobacco cessation program at 1-800-QUIT- NOW (1-800-784-8669)
Exercise and nutrition challenges encouraging participants to eat healthier, hydrate properly and exercise/stretch more frequently. Programs can be done individually or in a team. Upcoming challenges will be in your location's eNews.
Twenty to 30-minute sessions geared toward education on a variety of health and wellness topics such as: flu prevention, workstation comfort, exercise, nutrition, disease prevention and stress management.
Phone: (480) 684-5040 or (888) 294-4010
Fax: (480) 684-5026
Note: Wellness programs offered by ECHO are voluntary and your personal information is always kept confidential.