PDCM Insurance Announces New Wellness Professional

Posted: 6/25/2013 in Insurance News

WATERLOO, Iowa—PDCM Insurance Inc., one of Iowa’s leading independent insurance agencies and group benefits firms, is proud to announce the addition of Liz Dejoode as a wellness consultant within the employee work-site wellness division. Dejoode is joining PDCM after coordinating and implementing wellness and occupational health programs for UnityPoint Health - Allen Hospital’s Occupational Health Services.

Dejoode will work with Maria Drees, a health promotion and wellness consultant for PDCM, to implement on-site employee wellness throughout northeast Iowa, through PDCM’s “EMPower” wellness program.

PDCM’s “EMPower” wellness program is designed to help employees avoid job-site injuries and workers’ compensation and health insurance claims by improving employees’ health through customized, on-site wellness training. Dejoode’s experience with occupational wellness will allow PDCM to strengthen its ability to identify and prevent avoidable work-site injuries.

“PDCM is proud to have Liz join our growing family of professionals,” said Chris Fereday, president, PDCM Insurance. “Liz has a great deal of expertise in delivering wellness education and work-site strategies. These programs encourage employees to get and stay healthier. Employee wellness is the common denominator for employers in reducing risks and costs for both health insurance and workers’ compensation.”

About PDCM Insurance
PDCM Insurance Inc., a leading Iowa independent insurance agency and consulting firm, has managed the insurance needs of Iowa businesses for more than 90 years. PDCM is committed to keeping pace with the ever-changing insurance industry and continuing to meet its clients' challenges through responsive customer service and innovative and cost-effective programs. For more information, visit www.PDCM.com.