Please note: the November 14, 2018 call for UMA Member participants in the HR Network will take place on WebEx, to include a visual presentation. Details are below:

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Join us for the November HR Networking Call, featuring Karen Amata, R.N., CCM, CPDM, VP, Director of Health Risk Solutions at Lockton. This month we will connect via WebEx to view Karen’s presentation titled Innovation and Data-Driven Strategies in Corporate Healthcare. Following will be a time of Q & A and group discussion. We encourage you to share your own experience and knowledge in this area.

A preview of the presentation is attached. The full version is available for download at this link:

Rob McMonagle, Sr. Director of Learning & Organizational Development at Asbury Communities will facilitate the call, as Chair of the HR Network.

Karen Amato, R.N., CCM,CPDM

VP, Director of Health Risk Solutions

As Director of Health Risk Solutions in Lockton Northeast Series, Karen works directly with Lockton Associates and clients across the Northeast Series in the overall strategic direction of their wellness and health management programs. She helps control health care costs by improving employee health and supporting a positive company culture by:

  • Identifying client population health risks using Lockton’s proprietary Infolock Health Analytics tool. 
  • Developing, implementing, and evaluating well-being and other health management initiatives tailored to clients’ health risks, financial risks, and cultural needs.

 As a registered nurse, Karen has expertise in population health, wellness, and integrated disability management. Her experience spans more than 30 years in hospitals and corporate settings (both private and federal contracting), including loss control programs to manage the impact of workers’ compensation and disability claims. She developed and led the comprehensive, award-winning SRA Wellwithin© population health and wellness department for 15 years, now part of General Dynamics. Karen has testified before Congress on employer approaches to disability management.  

Human Resource Professionals: CAN WE TALK?

UMA member organizations serve a variety of clients, and HR is a critical piece. We invite you to join other HR Professionals for support, networking, ideas, and fellowship in our monthly conference calls beginning August 8 at 11:00 a.m. EST. These calls are provided as a benefit to UMA members and are facilitated by Rob McMonagle, Senior Director of Human Resources at Asbury Communities.

The agenda for calls:

  • Educational presentation
  • Presentation of a practical tool related to the topic (ie: policy, procedure, process document, checklist, etc.)
  • Discussion

October 10, 2018 @ 11:00 AM EST: HIRING FOR KEEPS, Bette McNee, RN, NHA
November 14, 2018 @ 11:00 AM EST: INNOVATION AND DATA-DRIVEN STRATEGIES, Karen Amato
January 9, 2019 @ 11:00 AM EST:

Toll-free Dial-In: 1-877-594-8353
Participant Code: 5061 0436 #

Resources, Rosters, and notes from the HR Network calls will be posted periodically on this private networking page. We will share the password during the calls. It is available to all HR professionals in the UMA family and is protected to allow you to exchange contact info and email addresses securely.

To include your name in the HR Network, email